Top U.S. Derivatives Regulator: We Could Regulate Bitcoin if We Wanted

By Douwe Miedema | Reuters May 7, 2013, 12:00 PM 

The top U.S. derivatives regulator is considering whether the Bitcoin virtual currency should be subject to its rules, a top official at the agency said. Bart Chilton, one of five commissioners at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said he had asked staff to explore whether consumers needed more protection from any mishaps with Bitcoin, whose value collapsed last month… View the full post here.

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