The Thai central bank has warned that bitcoin is not a currency and that its use comes with risks.
With US midterm elections approaching, bitcoin's role in campaign donations will bring it further into the political spotlight.
One Dutch official is saying international cooperation, not a bitcoin ban, is needed to deter digital currency crime.
China has halted QR code transactions in a move that, though not affecting bitcoin directly, has long-term implications.
The Bundesbank's Carl-Ludwig Thiele has issued his second warning on the digital currency this year.
Regulators in Texas have warned investors about 'trendy' digital currency investments, saying they are better for younger people.
Many believe regulation would ruin bitcoin, but are there ways in which it could aid cryptocurrency?
Indeed, getting the bitcoin community to agree what regulation is welcome will likely be a challenge all in itself.
Iceland's Parliamentary Committee on Economic Affairs and Trade discussed auroracoin in a closed meeting on Friday, March 14.
The CTFC is investigating whether it has the authority to regulate digital currencies under rules for commodities, reports say.