Internet Issues/Social Media

Court Addresses Bitcoin, Other Novel Online Technology Issues

, New York Law Journal


In her Internet Issues/Social Media column, Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the Long Island office of Rivkin Radler, writes: 'United States v. Ulbricht' appears to be the first New York case to directly address Bitcoin currency—a form of virtual payment that recently has been in the news and, with other virtual currencies, is the subject of a recent advisory by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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