Tag: internal revenue agency

The American Tax Agency Is Asking Bitcoin Startup Coinbase To Hand Out User’s Data

Today the Bitcoin community saw something unprecedented, the American Internal Revenue Service (IRS, Tax Agency) sent a request to Coinbase, the most popular Bitcoin exchange in the US, demanding customer’s information ranging from 2013 to 2015. The California Northern District Court is seeking to gather information about “John Does,” a generic term used as a placeholder name for a party whose true identity is unknown, and who meets the following criteria: United States …
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