Month: May 2013

One Of Bitcoin’s Earliest Developers Explains Why The Feds Have No Prayer Of … – Business Insider

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One Of Bitcoin's Earliest Developers Explains Why The Feds Have No Prayer Of
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In an interview from his home in Finland, Martti Malmi, who goes by who goes by 'Sirius' online, told us that since Bitcoin is just a program, not an actual corporation, it can never be shut down. Earlier this week, U.S. authorities charged executives
Banking on bitcoin as internet currencyHerald Sun
What are bitcoins?The Hindu (blog)

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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox requires account verification after Liberty Reserve … – Australian Techworld

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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox requires account verification after Liberty Reserve
Australian Techworld
The Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange made the policy change to comply with "strict anti-money laundering rules" and to prevent "other malicious activity." Mt. Gox could not be immediately reached for further comment, but the move comes two days after the U

FinCEN boss lays out Bitcoin rules – CoinDesk

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FinCEN boss lays out Bitcoin rules
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The boss of US regulator FinCEN has outlined what Bitcoin exchanges need to do to keep the feds happy and stay out of prison. Jennifer Shasky Calvery, director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, told the American Banker that the US had no
Treasury Department official says money laundering crackdown isn't part of an The Verge

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Banking on bitcoin as internet currency – Herald Sun

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Banking on bitcoin as internet currency
Herald Sun
Once solved, the miner will receive a (virtual) handful of bitcoins. After four years, there are about 11 million bitcoins in existence, and the technology has been designed so that the number of bitcoins that can ever be mined will be exhausted at 21
What are bitcoins?The Hindu (blog)

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Wired.co.uk Podcast 126: Mammoth squirts blood, Oculus Rift tested – Wired.co.uk

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Wired.co.uk Podcast 126: Mammoth squirts blood, Oculus Rift tested
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Wired.co.uk Podcast 126: Mammoth squirts blood, Oculus Rift tested. 31 May 13 by Nate Lanxon · Tweet · Add to iTunes · Play in popup window · Subscribe via RSS. Wired. Listen this week to hear about the mammoth that squirted blood when hit with a pick

Why Bitcoin can benefit from respectability – GigaOM

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Why Bitcoin can benefit from respectability
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Mt. Gox, the best-known Bitcoin exchange, is making an effort to go respectable. On Thursday the Tokyo-based exchange announced the introduction of user verification for currency deposits and withdrawals – that excludes deposits and withdrawals of
Bitcoin Exchange Bolsters User VerificationWall Street Journal- India
Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox requires account verification after Liberty Reserve PCWorld
Bitcoin will continue to function beyond the reach of government and lawThe Guardian
CNET –Mashable –SlashGear
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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox requires account verification after Liberty Reserve … – PCWorld

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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox requires account verification after Liberty Reserve
PCWorld
Mt. Gox is requiring all users to verify their accounts in order to make non-bitcoin currency deposits and withdrawals, less than a week after U.S. authorities said they shut down online payment processor Liberty Reserve for alleged money laundering.
Bitcoin Exchange Bolsters User VerificationWall Street Journal- India
Bitcoin will continue to function beyond the reach of government and lawThe Guardian
World's Largest Bitcoin Exchange Stops Some Anonymous OperationsMashable
CNET –SlashGear –Engadget
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