The Daily Northwestern

Plugged In: Bitcoin controversy

Morgan Kinney, Columnist

November 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

After nearly five years of unencumbered commerce, the U.S. Senate is moving to regulate Bitcoin, a digital currency conceived in 2008. In the simplest of terms, Bitcoin exists as a bunch of ones and zeroes with a value determined...