31 Dec '13, 10pm

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

– The U.S. Senate holds its first Bitcoin hearings to determine threats and regulatory needs. The Washington Post descibes them as “lovefests .” The FBI reveals that it formed a “ Virtual Currency Emerging Threats Working Group” in 2012, which includes the full alphabet soup of federal agencies, but all the agencies tells Congress that they’ve basically got Bitcoin under control. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke writes in saying that Bitcoin holds “long term promise .” Months earlier, when Liberty Reserve was being taken down, the Bitcoin community was worrying that Bitcoin could be ruled illegal. This is a huge turnabout. Bitcoin surges in response, hits $1000.

Full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2013/12/31/bitcoi...

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