Quantcast
Apple's Mobile Buzz Impacts Bitcoin, but Regs Still Unclear
The Apple Pay effect on m-commerce should result in more attention for mobile-heavy Bitcoin transactions, but virtual currencies are still being held back by unclear regulations, according to payment executives.  more »
Image: ShutterStock
Lawsky says cybersecurity will be "one of the most important issues" for his agency "in the months and years ahead."
New York regulator Benjamin Lawsky may use the cybersecurity rules he's proposed for virtual-currency companies as a model for traditional banks. That would subject the financial institutions his agency supervises to the most stringent data-security rules anywhere.  more »
Bitcoin adopters in Ohio have been some of the most vocal about how state laws need to evolve to encourage the use of digital currency, but the Ohio government seems to want that change to come from the courts rather than the legislature.  more »
An executive order signed by President Obama on Friday that mandated the adoption of chip and PIN technology in government cards and enabled its use in facilities like Post Offices is a "meaningless gesture" that smacks of politics over substance.  more »

Email Newsletters

Get the Payments Update and the Morning Scan when you sign up for a free trial.

Already a subscriber? Log in here
Please note you must now log in with your email address and password.