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A Legal Overview: What Is Cryptocurrency?

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With the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrency crossed over from being nothing more than an academic idea to becoming a (virtual) reality. Since then, there has been an explosion in the number of different cryptocurrencies on the market and, with it, an ever-growing need for certainty over their legal implications. Central banks, tax agencies, and regulatory authorities in the …