Lost in Interpretation: Landmark Case in Florida May Decide Future of Bitcoin

Lost in Interpretation: Landmark Case in Florida May Decide Future of Bitcoin

A money-laundering case in Miami is expected to determine what the future of Bitcoin in the U.S. will be. A 32-year-old Florida man is charged with attempted money-laundering after illegally selling $1,500 in Bitcoins. The essential question is: was it really money he was laundering? The verdict of Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Teresa Mary Pooler may serve as a landmark of what Bitcoin actually is from the US law’s viewpoint. It’s the fact that this is the first case of its kind which makes it so special. What are you Bitcoin? The actual history of Bitcoin use and officials’ attempts to....


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