The Federal Election Commission has cleared the way for candidates and PACs to accept Bitcoin and to purchase and hold Bitcoin for investment purposes. Bitcoin donations will be treated as in-kind contributions. The Commission was deadlocked on the issue of whether candidates can pay for goods and services using Bitcoin, […]
As more retailers accept BitCoin, the legal issues involving this new frontier are certain to increase. CoinDesk.com reports on Amazon’s new patent that may result in the online retail giant accepting BitCoins in the near future.