12 Sep '13, 4pm

Federal Election Commission considers whether to allow campaign donations in Bitcoin

Federal Election Commission considers whether to allow campaign donations in Bitcoin

The Federal Election Commission is deliberating whether political contributions may be made in Bitcoin , and if so, how. The commission has until October 28th to determine whether donations in the emerging virtual currency comply with campaign finance restrictions, in response to a request filed last week by the Conservative Action Fund PAC. Some politicians are already accepting donations in Bitcoin — it's especially popular with Libertarians — and Bitcoin proponents say it will be widely used during the 2014 election cycle. Campaign finance regulations have been updated to reflect advances in technology and accommodate electronic payments, but Bitcoin presents unique problems due to its fluctuating value, ambiguous legal status, and unprecedented format. Current law says contributions exceeding $100 must be made by check, money order or "other written instrument." This n...

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