Economically strong countries like USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa have a clearly legal status for Bitrcoin. Most others dispute but don't consider it illegal to transact in Boitcoin eg.Russia,China,India.
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As we see the popularity of the Bitcoins gaining, we can see from the highly informative map on CNN website about the status of legality of the Bitcoins by country:
Also there are several sites like http://coinmap.org/ which enable locate businessess and store accepting Bitcoins.
Bitcoin-like it or not-its here to stay and its in demand !!
Bitcoin is in the same as the Internet was in 1960. It can restore the control of money from the the Banks to our hands.
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