Mo’ Bitcoins, Mo’ Problems: The Regulation of Bitcoins at the Federal and State Level

By: Chresanthe Staurulakis, Halloween 2016 marks the eighth anniversary of the release of Bitcoin, a decentralized, convertible, digital form of cryptocurrency.[1] Bitcoin was introduced by an anonymous creator, working under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.[2] Today, bitcoins function as a type of virtual currency.[3] Bitcoins can be traded, held or used …

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