MT Gox Announces Mandatory Identity Verification

In what is surely a direct response to the recent shutdown of Liberty Reserve and DWOLLA businesses on money laundering allegations MT. GOX announced on there website today that they will only accept currency deposits from verified account holders. Users

Is the spectre of Bitcoin regulation a sign of a mature market?

At the Bitcoin 2013 conference talk turned to the impending government regulation of Bitcoin. The conference featured a panel or keynote each day covering “Regulatory and Economic Issues” . Additionally the executive director of the Bitcoin foundation, Peter Vessenes, went as far as

Government Regulation of Bitcoin

Dwolla was a major funding source for individuals who need to transmit dollars to the MTGOX Bitcoin trading accounts. The MTGOX account at DWOLLA a US based company was frozen at the request of the DHS supposedly over concerns of