05 Sep '13, 8pm

Regulators to weigh bitcoin donations in politics

Regulators to weigh bitcoin donations in politics

In this April 3, 2013 photo, software engineer Mike Caldwell holds a 25 Bitcoin token at his shop in Sandy, Utah. Caldwell mints physical versions of bitcoins, a relatively new form of virtual currency. (Photo: Rick Bowmer, AP) Story Highlights A conservative PAC this week asked federal regulators to approve bitcoin use This year, the bitcoin market exceeded $1 billion in value The currency is not recognized by any bank or nation SHARE CONNECT 42 TWEET COMMENT EMAIL MORE WASHINGTON — Will digital dollars soon fund U.S. political campaigns? If a conservative political action committee has its way, supporters will be able to donate to federal elections using bitcoins, a relatively new form of virtual currency. The Conservative Action Fund PAC this week asked the Federal Election Commission to approve rules governing the use of this online form of currency. The move seeks to ...

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