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Submission + - U.S. government to study Bitcoin as possible terrorist threat

randomErr writes: The US Department of Defense is investigating whether Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are a potential terrorist threat. The Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), a division within DOD that identifies and develops counter terrorism abilities and investigates irregular warfare and evolving threats, has listed Bitcoin among its topics for research and mission critical analysis related to terrorism.
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U.S. government to study Bitcoin as possible terrorist threat

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