Estonian Supreme Court Holds Landmark Public Hearing on Bitcoin Case

Estonian Supreme Court Holds Landmark Public Hearing on Bitcoin Case

Estonia’s Supreme Court began a open conference on a box of Dutchman Otto de Voogd, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, who is confronting fines ceiling of €32,000 and jail time for not disclosing information about his Bitcoin compared clients.

In a box that began 2 years ago, Voogd was regularly questioned for information in regards to his business by Estonian officials and was forced to close his cryptocurrency trade site BTC.ee down from doing business. Voogd has lodged a censure with a Estonian Supreme Court and has crowdsourced his hearing so that a fashion on Bitcoin associated businesses can be determined in Estonia.  

In a Facebook post published by Voogd on Nov 30, 2015, he asserts wish that this hearing competence indeed open a trail for Estonia and a European Union during vast to come to a accord on some bigger issues associated to Bitcoin.

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