Congress makes it illegal to hold treasury of Digital Currencies outside a bank without informing them in writing !!!!

in #bitcoin5 years ago (edited)

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However, with the rise of cryptocurrencies, and the new fears coming out that decentralized virtual money could actually start or magnify a financial crisis, Congress has submitted a bill making it illegal, and placing individuals subject to asset confiscation and imprisonment, for anyone to have a medium size amount of cash, Bitcoin, etc… outside of a bank without telling the government how much you have, where you have it, and why you have it through the filling out of new Federal forms.

“Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017.”

You can probably already guess its contents... The money is bad... bitcoin is bad... Cryptocurrences are dangerous ...

They have gone so far to include prepaid mobile phones, retail gift certificates, or even electronic coupons. The rules of confiscation of civilian property allow the government to take whatever it wants from you without trial or due process. This new bill encloses a list of offenses for which they can legally seize your property ...

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@AnarchoPirate @Steemit


If you read the first portion of the linked page, you'll see that the bill has only been introduced, and has past neither the house nor the senate. I would expect a tremendous amount of push-back from cellular carriers, as pre-paid phones are a huge source of revenue for many of them.

De-centralization is a threat, and it's working.

yes the threat of their gravy train drying up could be very damaging but its already started and cant be stopped their old system is dying......and so will they......

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