Senate Banking Committee Hearing On Virtual Currency


David Cotney, commissioner of banks with the Massachusetts Division... News PhotoCommissioner,Computer,Computer Equipment,Currency,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Internet,North America,Politics,Talking,Technology,The Americas,Trading,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergDavid Cotney, commissioner of banks with the Massachusetts Division of Banks, speaks during a Senate Banking Subcommittee hearing on virtual currency in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Bitcoin's rally is accelerating as the U.S. Department of Justice's description of the digital currency as a 'legal means of exchange' bolsters the prospect of wider acceptance as an alternative payment system. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images