Senate Banking Committee Hearing On Virtual Currency


Mercedes Kelley Tunstall, partner with Ballard Spahr LLP, center,... News PhotoComputer,Computer Equipment,Currency,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Internet,Listening,North America,Politics,Technology,The Americas,Trading,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergMercedes Kelley Tunstall, partner with Ballard Spahr LLP, center, listens 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