Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers

Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers

Jerry Brito, Andrea Castillo |
August 26, 2013

As the world's first decentralized digital currency, Bitcoin has the potential to revolutionize online payments systems in a way that benefits consumers and businesses. What makes Bitcoin so innovative has also made it a target for regulators and policymakers. In "Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers," Jerry Brito and Andrea Castillo explain what Bitcoin is, how it works, and the impact of potential regulation on this new currency. 

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