The Federal Election Commission in the US has been asked whether bitcoin donations can be used in political campaigns.
The potential regulation of UK bitcoin companies was discussed at a meeting at the government's headquarters, 10 Downing Street.
The Bitcoin Foundation educated US policy makers about digital currency in a meeting in Washington DC's Capitol Hill yesterday.
The Bitcoin Foundation's meeting with a number of US government departments yesterday was productive and encouraging.
Representatives from a number of US federal agencies are attending a conference on Monday (26th August) to discuss bitcoin.
US government gets more informed on bitcoin, raising questions about what it will do next to regulate decentralised currency.
The US government seized over $2.9m from a subsidiary of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, a court document has revealed.
German authorities have finally categorised bitcoin, labelling it as a "financial instrument".
Bitcoin lawyer Marco Santori takes an in-depth look at state and federal regulations surrounding bitcoin businesses in the US.
A US Senate committee is pressing financial regulators and law enforcement agencies for further guidance on virtual currencies.