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Congressman: If we ban Bitcoin, let's ban dollar bills too

"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.

By March 5, 2014

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Even Tatooine feels the heat from climate change

The inaugural report from the Tatooine Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presents unique climate challenges ahead for Sarlaacs, Hutts, and moisture farmers.

By July 24, 2014

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Bitcoin wins US election panel's approval for political donations

Federal regulator finds the cryptocurrency qualifies as "money or something of value" but imposes restriction on its use.

By May 8, 2014

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Silk Road forfeits $28M in Bitcoins seized from its servers

Prosecutors emphasize that the Bitcoins were seized in connection with a probe of the online drug marketplace -- not because they were Bitcoins.

By January 16, 2014

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European banking officials: Bitcoin may not be your friend

European Banking Authority warns that Bitcoin isn't protected through regulation, so people who invest in the virtual currency risk losing money.

By December 13, 2013

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AT&T hacker 'Weev' sends feds 'invoice' for time in prison

Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.

By May 20, 2014

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Bitcoin exchanges reportedly probed over link to Silk Road

Several exchanges, including shuttered Mt. Gox, have received subpoenas probing possible ties to the online drug marketplace, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By May 19, 2014

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Bitcoin startup Circle unveils no-fee digital currency banking

Financial services company aims to provide a secure, insured banking service that will take the cryptocurrency mainstream.

By May 16, 2014

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Bitcoin is ripe for fraud and Ponzi schemes, warns SEC

Government agency cautions about the use of cryptocurrencies, saying they’re more likely to be used by “fraudsters to perpetrate fraudulent investment schemes.”

By May 7, 2014

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Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal, hacker-helmed identity-theft service called SSNDOB -- as in Social Security Number and date of birth -- compromises servers at several major US data brokers, according to a report.

By September 25, 2013