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The bitcoin industry embraces what it was built to avoid—rules and regulation

The bitcoin industry embraces what it was built to avoid—rules and regulation | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Bitcoin was designed to be unregulated by any government or central authority. But according to some of the cryptocurrency's biggest supporters, the crash of the prominent bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is the latest sign that bitcoin needs to adopt some sort of oversight if it is going to survive and thrive. "I think regulation is a must at this...
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When regulation takes hold, after this Mt.Gox fiasco, this will be my "go to" for certain quasi-political discussions. 

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Yahoo malware turned PCs into Bitcoin miners

Yahoo malware turned PCs into Bitcoin miners | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Malicious ads served to Yahoo users were designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation, according to a security firm. [Read more]
    
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