'Bitcoin is a currency': Federal judge says virtual money is a real currency

'Bitcoin is a currency': Federal judge says virtual money is a real currency

As it is known, Bitcoin is a digital currency, which works through online transfers. However, physical Bitcoins were created by a bitcoin enthusiast, Casascius. Each physical bitcoin has its personal code in order to detect a number of bitcoins online. Can bitcoins be considered as real money and be regulated by authorities, like usual dollar currency or is it still virtual online money? Federal judge states it is real money. Texan Trendor Shavers was accused of fraudulent Ponzi scheme, which makes millions of dollars in Bitcoin market. Ponzi scheme is a swindling investment operation,....


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