A.M. Links: China Warns Banks About Bitcoin, FTC Worried About Sponsored Content Online, Elizabeth Warren Says She’s Not Running For President in 2016

  • hihowareya?The Chinese government has
    banks in the country to avoid Bitcoin, which it says is
    highly susceptible to being used by criminals and money launderers,
    and wants transactions registered. The price of a Bitcoin fell
    after the announcement. Ron Paul,
    , says Bitcoin could become the “destroyer of the
    dollar” if it starts being used on a massive scale.
  • The FTC is
    you’re too stupid to tell when you’re reading
    sponsored content on the internet.
  • Detroit’s primary pension plan will
    the decision by a judge this week that Detroit is
    eligible for bankruptcy.
  • Elizabeth Warren says she will not run
    for president in 2016 and will serve out her Senate term, similar
    to promises Barack Obama made prior to the 2008 election.
  • An Indiana restaurant has been
    to stop serving free lunches because neighboring
    businesses complained about the crowd the Thursday offer
  • Martin Bashir has resigned
    from MSNBC a few weeks after suggesting someone defecate in Sarah
    Palin’s mouth. Alec Baldwin was previously terminated for getting
    caught hurling an anti-gay slur at a photographer.
  • A truck carrying medical radioactive material that was hijacked
    yesterday in Mexico has been
    . The container holding the cobalt-60 has been open, and
    the thieves, still at large, may show up seeking medical attention
    for radiation exposure.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/12/05/am-links-china-warns-banks-about-bitcoin

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