Banca d'Italia issued three notices on 30th January advising financial institutions not to hold or deal in digital currencies in the absence of a regulatory regime. However, one of the notices, from the bank's Financial Intelligence Unit, clarified that businesses dealing in the exchange of digital and fiat currencies are not required to comply with anti-money laundering rules.
Crypto currency is pretty much here to stay. Toshiba's move at the National Restaurant Association Trade Show demonstrates that not only has it become popular enough for mainstream backing and sources, but trusted and viable enough for mainstream businesses. The embrace of crypto currency across such a broad spectrum is a reaction to people's desire for privacy and their quest for an alternative to traditional banking models.
B.J. Guillot , a Republican running for Congress in Washington's 2nd Congressional District, announced today that his campaign will accept donations in Bitcoin. "One of the reason's I'm in this race is because the IRS unfairly considers Bitcoin to be property rather than currency," Guillot wrote in an email to GeekWire.
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Over the past weekend, the teams presented the opportunity to visitors to the VisualTouch booth at the National Restaurant Association's event in Chicago. "This partnership greatly expands the number of businesses that will now be able to accept bitcoin. BitPay is extremely excited about the relationship and the opportunity to expand the VisualTouch solution to include bitcoin," said Tony Gallippi, Executive Chairman of BitPay.
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