Regulation

Bitcoin survey
Survey: People Who Know Least About Bitcoin Want to Ban It Most
A Reason-Rupe survey suggests that educating people about bitcoin is key to mass acceptance.
Bitcoin survey

Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan
Bank of Japan Governor: Bitcoin is Too Unreliable to be a Currency
In comments to reporters, the head of Japan's central bank indicated he has concerns about bitcoin's safety and stability.
Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan

Bitcoin and code
Dutch Regulator Says Bitcoin is Technology, Not Money
Bitcoin will never take over the euro, says Gijs Boudewijn, but it provides useful technology.
Bitcoin and code

Inside Bitcoins, Jeremy Allaire, Circle
Jeremy Allaire: 'Bitcoin Needs Greater Governance to Reach Mass Adoption'
Speaking at Inside Bitcoins New York, the Circle CEO offered his advice for taking bitcoin to the next level.
Inside Bitcoins, Jeremy Allaire, Circle

complianceservice
Identitymind Launches Low-Cost Compliance Services for Bitcoin Startups
Identitymind's low-cost IGNITE service aims to give bitcoin startups the compliance help they need to focus on business.
complianceservice

IRS tax
The US Tax Man Speaks For The First, But Not Last Time
Baker Marquart LLP lawyer Brian Klein gives his take on the IRS's latest tax ruling on digital currencies.
IRS tax

france, bitcoin
French Think Tanks Get Tutorial on Bitcoin's Big Picture
Top digital think tanks in France received a crash course in bitcoin from a local user this week.
france, bitcoin

tax
Bitcoin Regulation Roundup: Rumours, Court Cases and Taxing Times
Jason Tyra examines the most significant bitcoin news from the world’s regulators and law courts.
tax

mintchip canada
Canadian Government to End 'MintChip' Digital Currency Program
The Canadian government has announced plans to sell its MintChip digital cash service to the private sector.
mintchip canada

Bitcoin exchange BTC China
BTC China Dismisses PBOC Fears in Open Letter
The exchange published a statement reassuring Chinese investors that its operations will resume as normal despite regulatory uncertainty.
Bitcoin exchange BTC China