The US Federal Exchange Commission (FEC) has determined that political campaigns and political action committees (PACs) may accept bitcoin as a form of in-kind donation under current federal election laws. The FEC previously delayed a decision on a request for clarification from Make Your Laws (MYL) – an organisation that facilitates political contributions – which […]
If your local politician starts soliciting donations in Bitcoins, don’t be surprised: the US Federal Election Commission just approved the cryptocurrency for political contributions. Now, politicians and political action committees (PACs) can accept Bitcoin, so long as donors list their names, addresses, occupations and confirm that they own the coins they’re sending over. Recipients can’t […]
Friday another Bitcoin milestone was reached, as it is the first day that Internet retailer Overstock.com (Nasdaq: OSTK) started accepting the digital currency as payment. If it seems puzzling that more and more merchants are taking Bitcoin seriously, you need only consider who uses Bitcoin. Two studies of who uses Bitcoin done earlier this year […]
ClearGate is pleased to announce they have finalized an agreement with the ISA as a preferred vendor for payment processing to the ISA’s membership. To kick off this new relationship, ClearGate attended the ISA’s 2012 Product Show & Conference in San Antonio from April 21 – 24.