Court Ruling Grants the IRS Personal Data of 14,000 Coinbase Users (news.bitcoin.com)

America’s Internal Revenue Service has gone fishing. Its target? Every single Coinbase user who ever placed a $ 20,000 trade. The huge dragnet exercise, spanning 2013-2015 and incorporating over 14,000 users, was awarded by a court yesterday, November 29. This is despite the best efforts of America’s largest bitcoin broker, which has fought back against what it sees as a shameless data grab and privacy violation. In a bid to save face, Coinbase has claimed a “partial victory” in its

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Florida Ruling Denying Bitcoin Is A Currency Draws Mixed Reactions

Bitcoin experts gave different reactions to the Florida court ruling last week that bitcoin is not currency, according to CNBC, including the view that the ruling doesn’t have much impact on the cryptocurrency’s future. Florida judge Teresa Pooler dismissed felony charges against Michell Espinoza who sold bitcoins to an undercover detective. Pooler ruled that bitcoins are […]

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Florida Ruling Denying Bitcoin As a Currency Draws Mixed Reactions

Bitcoin experts gave different reactions to the Florida court ruling last week that bitcoin is not currency, according to CNBC, including the view that the ruling doesn’t have much impact on the cryptocurrency’s future. Florida judge Teresa Pooler dismissed felony charges against Michell Espinoza who sold bitcoins to an undercover detective. Pooler ruled that bitcoins are […]

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