Legal Bitcoin News

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

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...

SEC Seeks Default $10M Judgement Against Garza’s Mining Companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed for a default judgement against GAW Miners and ZenMiners, companies both owned by Homero Joshua Garza,...

GAW Miners & Garza Failed To Respond To Complaint, Says SEC

Our boy Homero Joshua Garza, better known in the cryptocommunity as "Josh Garza" and the former head of GAW Miners, is back in the...

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...

The Media is Missing What Is Important About UK’s Bitcoin Regulation

Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 The UK has issued a report in response to its earlier call for information, outlining the government's plan...

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan: Blockchains and Governments are Two Different Solutions to...

During the final lecture of Princeton’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies online course, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Arvind Narayanan made a thought-provoking comparison between...

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...

Bitcoin Investment Trust Wins 48,000 Auctioned Bitcoins

The Bitcoin Investment Trust has successfully bid for 48,000 bitcoins that were auctioned last week. The coins were originally part of a huge stash of...

Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin Exchange Gets New York’s DFS Approval

Gemini Trust Company, LLC, the much anticipated bitcoin exchange founded by the Winklevoss brothers, has finally received approval from the New York State Department...