Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Will Legitimacy Spoil Bitcoin? (salon.com)

F9rDT3ZE writes: Salon writer Andrew Leonard examines the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's (FinCEN) first “guidance” regarding “de-centralized virtual currencies," noting that Bitcoin's supporters call it a "currency of resistance," while others suggest that "the more popular Bitcoin gets, whether as a symbol of resistance or a perceived safe haven in financially troubled times, the more government attention it will inevitably draw, and the more inexorably it will be sucked into existing regulatory structures."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Will Legitimacy Spoil Bitcoin?

Comments Filter:

"Ask not what A Group of Employees can do for you. But ask what can All Employees do for A Group of Employees." -- Mike Dennison