Thailand Makes Bitcoins Illegal Because Its Laws Are Too Old-Fashioned

Thailand Makes Bitcoins Illegal Because Its Laws Are Too Old-Fashioned – Fast Company, August 30, 2013
Thai Bitcoin exchange, Bitcoin.co.th, has published a notice on its site saying it is ceasing operations indefinitely due to a ruling by the nation’s authorities: Starting tomorrow, Bitcoins are illegal in Thailand…

Virtual currency Bitcoin blocked in Thailand – AP, July 30, 2013
…Vitalik Buterin, a writer for Bitcoin Magazine, said Bitcoin’s fate in Thailand may give the electronic currency more credibility in some circles. But he was concerned it didn’t bode well for Bitcoin in China.
“Thailand is not exactly a bastion of liberty…”

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