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US Senator Calls for Bitcoin Ban in Letter to Top Federal Regulators
US Senator Joe Manchin suggests the US should not fall behind by failing to act aggressively against bitcoin.
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Congressional Leaders, Foundation Praise FinCEN Guidance
Government came out in support of FinCEN's guidance yesterday. But don't stop now, they added.
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US Senator Demands Regulatory Clarification on Digital Currencies
US Senator Tom Carper has called on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to clarify its position on bitcoin.
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US Senator Tom Carper Sees 'Good Things' in Bitcoin
A key US Senator who steered a committee hearing on virtual currency has identified "good things" in bitcoin.
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From China to Cyberspace: Bitcoin's Year in Review
It's a legal requirement for journalists to write an end-of-year roundup, and John Law is nothing if not law-abiding.
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Bitcoin and Intrinsic Value: a Layman’s Response to Alan Greenspan
Matt Mihaly, a huge Bitcoin fan, responds to Alan Greenspan's comments that the currency has "no intrinsic value".
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Bitcoin: here to stay but not immune from terrible ideas
If you want to say when bitcoin got big, you could do a lot worse than picking this week.
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Bitcoin Faces Regulatory Push in Senate Banking Committee Hearing
Yesterday's banking subcommittee hearing in the Senate included many suggestions that bitcoin should be regulated.
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Bitcoin Could be Regulated as a Commodity, Senate Banking Hearing Advised
Speakers suggested that bitcoin could be regulated as a commodity at a Senate Banking hearing today.
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US Senate Hearing: Present and Future Impact of Virtual Currency
The Present and Future Impact of Virtual Currency hearing will take place today at the US Senate.
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