Japan has plans to step in now that the Mt. Gox mess has affected Bitcoin owners all over the world, a new report claims.
The Japanese government by the end of this week will outline policies on regulating Bitcoin, Reuters reported, citing people who claim to have knowledge of its plans. A key component in that strategy could be to tax Bitcoin transactions, though it's unclear how the anonymous currency will be so easily taxed. In addition, Japan will limit banks and securities firms in their handling of Bitcoin by ensuring they don't take on the currency as … Read more