[cryptography] Is Bitcoin legal?

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 22:34:09 EDT 2011


On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Steven Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu> wrote:
> http://www.concurringopinions.com/archives/2011/06/mining-for-bitcoins.html
>
> and it's worth noting that the author of that post, Brian Frye, is a law
> professor: http://law.hofstra.edu/directory/faculty/VisitingFaculty/visfac_frye.html
>
>From Frye's comments
    I’m no economist, but I can’t help wondering why Bitcoin
    aren’t unregistered securities.  Uh-oh?  Maybe someone
    will be hearing from the SEC?"

Sounds like its time to get Bitcoin in the hands of [key] politicians.
PAC contributions, anyone?



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