xf2_org, while I agree with you, Bitcoin is not a "business," it is a client. Consider BitTorrent or the PirateBay, very different situations once again, but the principle is the same: people abused the software/client, resulting in the founders and developers getting sued and prosecuted. The law may very well treat it similar to a business in my opinion.
The US dollar is not a "money transmitter," it is what is being transmitted via the money transmitter. Bitcoin, as in the client, IS acting as a Money Transmitter. It falls under the definition, "[a]ny other person engaged as a business in the transfer of funds." Although, I'm unsure if it is legally doing so.
No, the person using the bitcoin client, not the bitcoin client itself.
by definition cannot be an MSB.
And once again, yes, Liberty Dollar was a very very different case (once again, I'm using two "very's" to emphasize this...), but it should be known that the government COULD POSSIBLY treat this as an act of terrorism
The government could possibly
do anything. But if you are trying to try any sort of responsible comparison between Liberty Dollar and bitcoin, you should present hard facts not wild speculation.
Bitcoin DOES question the US economy, as did Liberty Dollar, though in different ways.
This is entirely your own supposition, projecting a foreign ideology onto bitcoin.