Comment: This is actually a good thing

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This is actually a good thing

Regardless of what laws they pass, bitcoin is going to be around for a long time. Since it is truly a peer to peer currency, nothing is to stop two people meeting in person to trade bitcoins.

The fact that they have been forced to acknowledge its existence means that more and more people are becoming aware of it and seem to like the idea.

The truth of the matter is, the exchanges are already complying with most of these rules.

What I really see is a desperate establishment system trying to control yet another aspect of your life; your money. They would destroy bitcoin tommorow if they could, but they CANT... so they have to try and regulate it out of existence, which by bitcoins very design cannot happen.

If I were you I'd be long and bullish on bitcoin atm..