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Bitcoin Is Now Tax Free in Europe
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Bitcoin Is Now Tax Free in Europe

The European Court of Justice ruled the virtual currency can be treated in the same way as traditional money.
Matt Clinch
Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.
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Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.

The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.
Matt Clinch
Japanese Court: Bitcoin Can't Be Owned, People Can't Sue Mt. Gox for Compensation
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Japanese Court: Bitcoin Can't Be Owned, People Can't Sue Mt. Gox for Compensation

A judge ruled that bitcoins don't have the 'tangible qualities' needed to constitute owned property by Japanese law.
Entrepreneurs Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon
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Entrepreneurs Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

The digital currency offers lower transaction fees, a new customer base and easier online checkout. Are you in?
Jaia Thomas
Robot Buys Ecstacy With Bitcoin, Gets Arrested
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Robot Buys Ecstacy With Bitcoin, Gets Arrested

It's all in the name of art, folks.
Bitstamp Expected to Resume Trading Within Hours
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Bitstamp Expected to Resume Trading Within Hours

The Bitcoin exchange, which shut down following a security breach, says it will begin trading the virtual currency again within the next day or so.
Australia Probes Bitcoin Crime Links as Currency Craves Legitimacy
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Australia Probes Bitcoin Crime Links as Currency Craves Legitimacy

A top law enforcement agency is investigating bitcoin's role in organized crime as politicians and financial regulators embrace the digital currency as a legitimate part of modern business.
Accepting Bitcoin Payments Increasingly Looks Like Smart Business
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Accepting Bitcoin Payments Increasingly Looks Like Smart Business

The novel new form of payment has advantages for businesses over credit cards for ordinary transactions.
Matt Odell
This Company Is Now the Largest in the World to Accept Bitcoin
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This Company Is Now the Largest in the World to Accept Bitcoin

A multi-billion dollar TV titan just gave Bitcoin a huge, mainstream vote of confidence. Here's the scoop.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins
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Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins

The shady Bitcoin exchange's extended meltdown gets fishier by the minute.
Kim Lachance Shandrow