The paper starts off delineating a clear definition of what virtual currency is: “FinCEN’s regulations define currency (also referred to as “real” currency) as “the coin and paper money of t... Read More
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Firstly, BaFin points out that Bitc... Read More
In an oft overlooked statement German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in December 2011 commented on Bitcoins. Although this statement directly concerns only Bitcoin businesses domicile... Read More
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For the past seven months, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) have been the central focus of Bitcoin mining development. Ever since Butterfly Labs became the first company to publicly an... Read More
Thus, for those who support Mises’ theorem, to take the argument that Bitcoin has no direct use value is to deny the empirics of the situation: that Bitcoin currently is serving as a medium of excha... Read More
TD Ameritrade Put An Actual Ad on the Bitcoin Blockchain
TD Ameritrade planted an ASCII flag - that is to say, imprinted an advertisement - on bitcoin's blockchain earlier this month.
The online broker announced that it sent 68 bitcoin transactions to cr
Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' Suspect Has Been Arrested
Iceland's now-infamous bitcoin miner thief has reportedly been arrested.
A Dutch police spokesperson confirmed that Sindri Thor Stefansson - who is accused of masterminding the theft of $2 million
Snoop Dogg to Perform at Ripple's Blockchain Week NYC Party
Distributed ledger startup Ripple is hosting a VIP gathering featuring Snoop Dogg - and will be giving away 10 tickets to the event on Twitter.
The company announced Tuesday that Snoop would perfor
Arizona's Crypto Tax Payments Bill Clears Hurdle
A key committee in Arizona's House of Representatives has given its blessing to a bill that would clear the way for the state to accept cryptocurrencies as payment for taxes.
The House Rules Commit