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Legal Bitcoin News

Read the latest news about Bitcoin and the law, including information on Bitcoin's legal status, the legal and regulatory issues of virtual currency and more

Bittrex Has Frozen $100,000 Worth of Cryptsy Funds

Bittrex has frozen over $100,000 worth of cryptocurrencies suspected to be linked to Cryptsy, according to documents filed by the court-appointed Receiver of Cryptsy's...

Turkey’s Bitcoin Exchange Has Best Week of 2016 After PayPal Exit

BTCTurk, Turkey's largest bitcoin exchange, has seen a significant increase in volume after Paypal announced that it would cease operations in the country. After the...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

This Is What The NSA Told Their Employees About Digital Currencies,...

If news goes unnoticed for years, is it still new news, especially if the present brings new perspectives to light? While researching another article...

‘Co-Founder’ Of BitShares Involved In Banx Scam

Michael Taggart is the face of SteemCash and claims to be a co-founder of BitShares. From 2014 through an undetermined amount of time, Michael...

Ponzi Accusations Fly As BanxShares Is Set To Be Removed From...

BanxShare's marketcap is artificially pumped, with the vast majority of its 24 hour volume coming way of off market trades from “private” investors that...

Controversial IRS Request To Coinbase Highlights Need For Updated Tax Guidelines

Last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed paperwork in federal court requesting the disclosure of all Coinbase US customers' records over a...

Bitcoin Regulation: SEC Calls Mining Contracts ‘Securities’

With the SEC charging Homero Joshua Garza with security fraud, a little noticed precedent regarding bitcoin regulation may be on the verge of being...

Charlie Shrem Released From Prison

"Guess who's back, back again." Charlie Shrem, former CEO of BitInstant and one of the founders of the Bitcoin Foundation, announced that he is free from prison....

Why The Litecoin Trademark Fight Matters

The Litecoin Association are in the process of wrestling the trademark for the Litecoin name in the European Union from an individual who attempted...