27 Feb '14, 5pm

New Fed Chair: We Don't Have Authority on Bitcoin

New Fed Chair: We Don't Have Authority on Bitcoin

The new Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen believes her organization has no authority to regulate Bitcoin , Yellen said during a confirmation hearing on Thursday. During a hearing at the Senate Banking Committee, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) asked her about regulating Bitcoin. Yellen responded that regulating Bitcoin is not the Fed's prerogative. See also: 5 Reasons Mt. Gox Won't Take Bitcoin Down With It "To the best of my knowledge, there is no intersection in any way between Bitcoin and banks that the Fed has the ability to supervise and regulate," Yellen responded, according to Reuters' live blog . "The Fed does not have authority with respect to Bitcoin." Yellen also added that one of the issues is that Bitcoin is "decentralized" and "global," according to Business Insider . Just yesterday, Manchin called for an all-out ban on Bitcoin , following the a tumultuous w...

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