Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Coinbase Blog; Film Production; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Hollywood Production House Starts Accepting Bitcoin Payments

Lionsgate Films, a Canadian-American production house, recently formed a partnership with GoCoin to enable Bitcoin payments on its online stores. “We,” said the company’s Senior Vice President Peter Wilkes, “continue to explore innovative new technologies for connecting with next generation consumers, and we’re intrigued by the possibilities offered by Bitcoins in our media space.” You can read the full report here.

Coinbase Criticizes BitLicense for Unfriendly Laws

American Bitcoin company Coinbase recently published a blogpost in which it openly criticized the upcoming Bitcoin regulatory framework BitLicense for being flawed, especially after two commenting periods. The Bitcoin exchange and wallet service providers asked NYDFS Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky to eradicate policies that conflicting and duplicative to the exists state and national laws. You can read the full report here.

BitNational Acquires Bitcoin Brains

BitNational acquired  Bitcoin Brains for $2.1 million in a deal to become the largest Bitcoin ATM network  all across Canada. BitNational offer a variety of new ways to buy bitcoins anywhere in the North American country. “Our goal has always been to provide the safest and easiest access to bitcoins for Albertans,” said Bitcoin Brains representative Dave Bradley. “This deal makes it easier than ever to buy bitcoins anywhere in western Canada. The guys from BitNational offer the kind of knowledgeable, professional service that our customers have come to expect.”