In Response To Call For Bitcoin Ban, Congressman Suggests End To Cash

In Response To Call For Bitcoin Ban, Congressman Suggests End To Cash

Last week, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia wrote to the heads of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, FDIC, SEC, CFTC and the Comptroller of Currency to demand a ban of Bitcoin, saying the virtual currency “has allowed users to participate in illicit activity, while also being highly unstable and disruptive to our economy.” Using almost identical arguments, another lawmaker has written the same regulators calling for an end to cash money. [More]

Tragedy Strikes: Facebook And Farmville Make Nice

Tragedy Strikes: Facebook And Farmville Make Nice

Facebook and Farmville and Mafia Wars-makers Zynga were bickering over in-game currency and the social network took a stand that hampered the game publisher’s ability to advertise through pseudo-updated on the site, causing the games to lose millions of players. [More]