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  • Republican Ron Paul on Bitcoin; 'People Should Have the Right to Choose' Bitcoin, Bitcoin Acceptance, News, News teaser

    Ron Paul on Bitcoin: ‘People Should Have the Right to Choose’

    This time last year, Bitcoin and its brethren were only in the realm of tech geeks and crypto fanatics. What a difference a year can make. Today it is a household name which has attracted the attention of governments across the planet. A number of bankers and politicians have spoken out about Bitcoin, either extolling its virtues or demonizing it. The latest is former Republican Ron Paul. According to reports, the politician says he is

    · January 17, 2018 · 3:45 am
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    Japan’s New Bitcoin Law Could Do More Damage Than NY BitLicense

    According to IndieSquare Co-founder Koji Higashi, new regulations in Japan, which will make Bitcoin an official form of payment (starting today April 1), may do more harm than good for the fledgling industry in the country. Japan to Introduce Own ‘Bitlicense’ Following the disastrous demise of the infamous Japanese exchange, Mt. Gox and the arrest of its CEO Mark Karpelès, regulators in the country decided to introduce regulations for Bitcoin. The regulatory framework has been in the works for over

    · April 1, 2017 · 9:00 am
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    The Case Against Ross Ulbricht

    As you may be aware, the case of US Government versus Ross Ulbricht, the alleged owner and operator of the Silk Road market, which for years was a convenient way to use Bitcoin to purchase illegal drugs, stolen or falsified ID cards, and other goods which might be hard to obtain otherwise,  has brought a lot of negativity to the cryptocurrency community, with the Atlantic recently publishing a piece entitled “Without Drugs, What’s the Point

    · January 21, 2015 · 8:00 am