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BIT LICENCES HEARING DAY 1 of 2!! (EMAIL Caitlin.Ferrell@dfs­­.ny.gov TO RSVP)

http://www.dfs.ny.gov/about/hdn_virtual_currencies.pdf

RSVP FOR BOTH THE 28TH AND THE 29TH!

WE NEED EVERYONE WHO CAN TO GO TO THIS.

IN ORDER TO ATTEND YOU MUST EMAIL [masked] BEFORE JANUARY 27th.

The New York Bit Licences hearing will determine the future of bitcoin in America for all 50 states. It is a two day event on the 28th and the 29th. It is a public hearing and we need as many Bitcoin professionals who can speak on the industry and represent it, to make it out on those days and work with the regulators to understand bitcoin, as there is NOTHING more dangerous that a law made in ignorance.

Let's be there secure America's place in the Bitcoin ecosystem! Because as much as I love Panama NYC IS THE PLACE TO BE!!

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  • Thomas S.

    What is the expected end time tomorrow? Is this all day? Thanks

    January 27, 2014

  • flux

    Well this Shrem business is rather inauspicious in its timing...

    January 27, 2014

  • flux

    From the response email: " Additionally, the hearing will be a live webcast of the hearing at the following link: http://www.totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=nysdfs "

    1 · January 25, 2014

    • David O.

      Do we know if the live webcast will also be recorded for later replay?

      January 26, 2014

    • David O.

      I just received confirmation from Caitlin Ferrell, Press Assistant of the New York State Department of Financial Services that the hearings are going to be recorded and available for replay after the event.

      January 26, 2014

  • cryptid11

    I can't participate in person because I'm in Rome but please consider to open a streaming of the event, and if it's possible also an IRC channel, so people around the world can partecipate to the event, at least virtually

    January 12, 2014

    • Rik W.

      There will probably be several Twitter feeds for it. Video is unlikely unless local TV or cable picks it up.

      January 12, 2014

    • David O.

      Live stream is going to be available: http://www.totalwebca...­

      January 26, 2014

  • David O.

    I created a document to collaboratively annotate the hearings. Anybody can edit it, and it already contains the hyperlinked panel roster.
    http://bit.ly/nycphvc-notes

    January 26, 2014

  • Juan L.

    I did. A rejection! From both the hearings and Wells. Why? Because the BF and DATA were already represented...

    January 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to.

    January 23, 2014

  • Ivan B.

    Still haven't received a response from Caitlin Ferrell. Anyone else received one?

    January 22, 2014

    • Marco P.

      I sent an rsvp message a while ago as well and then sent another. I never got a response either

      January 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    New York State and city needs bitcoin to make New York more desirable place to live just like tech industry is making Silicon Valley more desirable.

    January 22, 2014

  • Daniel R.

    Her email address is disabled?

    January 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to.

    January 22, 2014

  • Juan L.

    My latest post could help prepare for next week: What Would a BitLicense Look Like?

    http://contrariancompliance.com/2014/01/20/what-would-a-bitlicense-look-like/

    January 20, 2014

  • flux

    Jonathan, we should perhaps discuss the relevant issues at the next meetup prior to this hearing. I think if we explore their concerns we can as a group prepare cogent, persuasive responses.

    Here is what the NYS Department of Financial Services has previously published about this hearing and their concerns:
    http://www.dfs.ny.gov/about/press2013/memo1308121.pdf
    http://www.dfs.ny.gov/about/press2013/virtual-currency-131114.pdf

    January 13, 2014

  • Kristi

    One would probably benefit from reading this paper as background information (if not having done so already): http://files.meetup.com/2243521/NewFinance%20Seminar%20Guide%20-%20Bitcoin%20-%20October%202013%20v1.0.pdf

    January 11, 2014

  • Jonathan M.

    REALIZE THIS IS TWO DAYS SO RSVP AND ACCOUNT FOR THE SECOND DAY AS WELL!!!

    January 11, 2014

  • Andrea

    The timing may.not be.right for.me.on.Tueaday.

    January 10, 2014

  • Andrea

    I will be town from Denver and rsvp'd

    January 10, 2014

  • Juan L.

    It's at 10 am, though

    January 10, 2014

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