25 Oct '14, 3pm

Could Bitcoin Become a Policy Issue for US Congress?

Could Bitcoin Become a Policy Issue for US Congress?

Notwithstanding funding to combat notorious international terrorist group ISIL, recent US Congresses have been some of the least productive in the country's history, and the 113th Congress has been no different. The sheer number of policy-related issues tabled since January 2013 has put the current Congress on pace to become the least productive in the nation's history, rivaling the 112th Congress in how few laws it could ultimately pass. With so many issues dividing American legislators, it may be natural for bitcoin enthusiasts to wonder when the technology will become an issue in the nation's capital. Further, if it does hit this inflection point, questions remain about whether bitcoin could achieve bipartisan support or how much resistance the digital currency would face. Chris David, founder of CoinVox , a startup helping political fundraisers more effectively use bit...

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