Hot on the heels of the FEC’s decision to allow bitcoin contributions in politics comes an announcement from Jared Polis and his campaign for reelection to his Congressional office. According The post Congressman Jared Polis Accepting Bitcoin Donations for Reelection Campaign appeared first on newsBTC.
Bitcoin Warlord launches QR-code app for scavenger huntersAlbuquerque Business FirstEnlarge Photo. Max Baptiste and Kevin Fullerton are mixing up the business model by offering prizes in Bitcoin, art and food to those who want to play a scavenger hunt …
Election Commission Votes to Allow Bitcoin DonationsNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The Federal Election Commission on Thursday voted to allow political committees to accept Bitcoin donations and outlined the ways that the virtual currency can be used by federally regulated campaigns. Responding to a request from a …
The Bitcoin Foundation, gearing up for the Bitcoin 2014 conference and, has announced the shortlist of Blockchain Awards finalists.
De Nederlandsche Bank has issued a warning on the perceived dangers of digital currencies.
The cryptocurrency industry is not only becoming popular for spenders, but also for those seeking an education. Gigaom reports that university students are now being given the opportunity to receive bitcoin upon enrollment, and some institutions are even accepting the alternative currency as payment for tuition. This fall, more than 4k students enrolled at one […]
Earlier this year Benjamin Lawsky, New York’s financial services superintendent, said he intended to initiate the biggest move towards regulating bitcoin. Lawsky told CNN Money that he planned do this by administering “BitLicenses” to companies dealing with bitcoins, allegedly to protect the public from fraud. Without explaining how exactly, Lawsky said he’d impose regulation on […]
SINGAPORE – MAY 7, 2014 – Later this month, Coin Congress will hold its first event in Singapore. The two-day Coin Congress Digital Currency Conference will take place on May 21-22 at the Shangri-La Hotel and will bring together digital currency professionals from around the world. Coin Congress is focused on more than just Bitcoin, […]
We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) has sided with the Bitcoin Foundation to permit political campaigns to accept bitcoins as contributions. We applaud this first groundbreaking step toward Bitcoin adoption. Under the decision, the campaign finance laws that apply to other kinds of contributions also apply to Bitcoin. Thus, Bitcoin contributions cannot […]
PACs Can Take Bitcoin, Regulator SaysTIMEPolitical candidates and committees can accept contributions in the form of bitcoin, a regulator said Thursday, the first time the digital currency has been formally blessed for political spending. The Federal E…
The proposed plan to revive bankrupt Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has received a key preliminary nod of approval.
What’s up, Idiots? Just found out that I’m a finalist for “most insightful journalist” as part of the Blockchain Awards! Mind is blown. Thanks to all of you Idiots who nominated me in spite of my crappy little tumblr blog and poorly formatted Mailchimp template. And thank you to everyone who has provided […]
RTUS Defense Dept. analyzing Bitcoin as potential terrorism threatRTIn an unclassified memo first published by Bitcoin Magazine, the CTTSO called for various solicitations for agency projects, including one for “innovative…solutions to develop and/or enhance new concepts and constructs for understanding the role of …US classifies Bitcoin as terrorist threatThe Voice of RussiaPentagon Division to Investigate […]
Ruling by the United States Federal Election Commission may change politics. In a unanimous 6-0 decision the FEC has said Bitcoin contributions to political committees will be treated the same as stocks and The post FEC to Allow Bitcoin Contributions in Politics appeared first on newsBTC.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced its intention to contract to a cybersecurity nonprofit to research digital currency crimes.