07 Sep '12, 3pm

State Rep Views @Bitcoin As Legitimate Currency Competitor

State Rep Views Bitcoin As Legitimate Currency Competitor Email Share It’s been a turbulent week for the digital currency known as Bitcoin. First, we saw Bitfloor, the fourth-largest Bitcoin exchange, fall victim to a $250,000 hacking theft. Next we heard Bitcoin used as part of a blackmail scheme against Mitt Romney. Finally, and perhaps most strangely, such a threat has actually increased Bitcoin value . But before any of this, Bitcoin earned some headlines for a far less controversial reason. Mark Warden, a New Hampshire State Representative, is the first incumbent politician to accept Bitcoin donations as he runs for re-election. A republican from just outside of Manchester, Rep. Warden spoke to PYMNTS.com about how the Bitcoin system appeals to him and the effect it’s had on his campaign. “The idea behind Bitcoin was to have a currency that competes against the U.S. d...

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