Jan 162015
 
NH Representative Pushes Back on Virtual Currency Regulation

New Hampshire Representative Daniel Tamburello introduced legislation to exempt virtual currency users from Licensing of Money Transmitters. This legislation is similar to the Model Legislation I proposed on this blog in August of last year. Another proposal before the New Hampshire legislature would “requir[e] the state treasurer to develop an implementation plan for the state to accept bitcoin as payment for taxes and fees.” The text of this legislation is not yet available, however, I […]

Sep 102013
 
Threat Level: Bitcoin

So, there’s been all this talk about war stuff lately. For those of you who may be completely oblivious, unconfirmed reports say some people used chemical weapons on some other people in the country known as Syria, and now the U.S. wants to bomb them (whoever they may be) for bombing them (the other guys). Some (chicken hawks) say that it was the government forces of Bashar al-Assad who used the weapons, but others maintain […]