A Coffee Break for Bitcoin
Indiana Law Journal Supplement, Vol. 95, pp. 1-7, 2019
7 Pages Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last revised: 10 Nov 2019
Date Written: February 2, 2019
For many, the appeal of bitcoin is in its detachment from government regulation. However, the Coffee bonding theory, which initially arose in the context of foreign stocks, suggests certain benefits of regulation for bitcoin, including increased legitimacy. By invoking the Coffee bonding theory, this Article offers another perspective on the regulation of bitcoin.
Keywords: bitcoin, technology, regulation
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