29 Jan '14, 1am

Bitcoin Hearings Day 1: Bitcoin Hits ‘Tipping Point’ with New York Regulators

Bitcoin Hearings Day 1: Bitcoin Hits ‘Tipping Point’ with New York Regulators

Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a term often used in bitcoin circles to describe feelings about the prospect of regulation concerning virtual currencies, and there may be no better phrase to convey the mood at the start of the New York Department of Financial Services’ (NYDFS) first day of public hearings on virtual currencies. Following a prolonged and palpable excitement in the boardroom, an uneasy quiet took hold following the arrival of Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, principals of Winklevoss Capital Management and major investors in BitInstant – the company whose CEO was arrested not 24 hours before for his association with Silk Road , the biggest online bazaar of illegal goods and services devised to date and a veritable worst nightmare for regulators. But if fear and uncertainty were high at the onset on both sides of the aisle, what gave way after four hours of ...

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