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Bitcoin OK for politics, with $100 limit

The Federal Election Commission on Thursday approved the use of the alternative currency Bitcoin for political contributions with limits of $100 per donor per election cycle. The 6-member panel voted unanimously to allow the contributions, a move that could open the floodgates for donors to make political contributions with the digital currency in the upcoming … Continue reading »


Bitcoin, what is it?

Welcome to the MFC series on Bitcoin! Over the next few weeks, we will look into how Bitcoin is used, created, and traded. And see if the benefits of using Bitcoin outweigh the risks. Looking to purchase items online, but want to stay anonymous? Try Bitcoin. Interested in sending money to a friend, but don’t … Continue reading »