29 Apr '15, 8pm

Bitcoin is starting to march toward the mainstream

Bitcoin is starting to march toward the mainstream

Mike Coppola/Getty Images The Winklevoss twins, Bitcoin investors Bitcoin is growing up. I was briefly at the Inside Bitcoins conference in New York on Tuesday. The broad takeaway was that the cryptocurrency community is moving away from its origins in political ideology , specifically cryptoanarchy , and starting to think about how to promote Bitcoin into the mainstream. Bitcoin as a currency has been falling out of favor. But Bitcoin as a mechanism by which to transfer money is in. The buzzwords are "regulation," "settlements," and "Wall Street." Bitcoin is nowhere near mainstream acceptance, but the people who are looking at its long-term future are starting to think about how it's going to get there. Regulation, such as the New York Department of Financial Services's BitLicense project , is a start. Companies are wary of how it might restrict their businesses, but ther...

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