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  • Lawmakers may authorize study on accepting Bitcoin payments

    After observing an increasing interest in the use of bitcoin, a Utah lawmaker is asking the state to study the feasibility of accepting the digital currency.
  • Illinois police department paid $500 ransom to hacker

    A suburban Chicago police department paid a hacker a $500 ransom to restore access to data on a police computer that the hacker had disabled through the use of an increasingly popular type of virus. The police department in Midlothian, a village...

    Midlothian cops pay ransom to retrieve data from hacker

    A south suburban police department paid a $500 ransom to an unidentified hacker to regain access to data from a police computer the hacker managed to disable, records show. Midlothian in January was hit with a form of computer virus called Cryptoware,...

    Rand Paul offers views on bitcoin at Washington talk

    When he travels to Silicon Valley, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has a libertarian posse. PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel sunk seven figures into a super PAC that supported the 2012 presidential bid of Paul's father, Ron. In visits to tech companies, Paul has...

    Coinbase launches what it calls 'first regulated bitcoin exchange'

    Coinbase launches what it calls 'first regulated bitcoin exchange'
    Coinbase on Monday launched what it describes as the first regulated exchange for bitcoins in the U.S., providing a jolt of credibility to the virtual currency, which has struggled with slumping value and problems at exchanges overseas. The San...