Bitcoin Forum
November 24, 2017, 08:38:58 PM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: 2013-03-22 Voice of Russia "Bitcoin to become borderline illegal in the US"  (Read 848 times)
Hero Member
Offline Offline

Activity: 518

View Profile
March 22, 2013, 02:42:02 PM

The US government has discovered a new instrument that could be used by terrorists to fund their illicit activities. Unsurprisingly, the American government is actually using the old terrorist scare in order to suppress the use of the first truly independent digital currency.

Both merchants and ordinary users are likely become targets for money laundering investigations, even if the American authorities insist that the new regulations will only be applied to business owners. Previous experience of “regulatory creep” demonstrates that the US government cannot be trusted to restrict its actions within the original scope of the new regulations.

Offering Video/Audio Editing Services since 2011 -
Join ICO Now Coinlancer is Disrupting the Freelance marketplace!
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
Offline Offline

Activity: 1736

Let's talk governance, lipstick, and pigs.

View Profile
March 22, 2013, 02:45:58 PM

The US is already spying on every bank account in the country. This does not make Bitcoin any more illegal than the dollar.

Any significantly advanced cryptocurrency is indistinguishable from Ponzi Tulips.
Pages: [1]
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!