26 Jan '14, 10am

Washington state financial regulation department writes that digital currency and Bitcoin is money

On the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) web page for money transmitters there is a Featured Information section: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/cs/money-services-providers.htm The first bullet proclaims that under the Revised Code of Washington (Washington state's law code) digital currencies, crypto-currencies, and specifically Bitcoin are "money." There are many different digital currencies being used over the internet, the most commonly known being Bitcoin. In Washington, digital currency is included in the definition of "Money" in the Uniform Money Services Act (UMSA), chapter 19.230 RCW The relevant RCW 19.230.010 definition 16 . Now that specific text doesn't seem to speak at all to digital currencies least of which Bitcoin which is decentralized and not controlled or required to be accepted by any government. Nonetheless the web page does clearly state the that it ...

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