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[ale] [OT] (but computer and cryptography related) Bitcoin, Litecoin

Sounds about right for the amount of possible harm each business could do.

Pete Hardie
Better Living Through Bitmaps

On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 11:56 AM, Jason van Gumster <
jason at handturkeystudios.com> wrote:

> Jay Lozier <jslozier at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Many states and municipalities have "licensing" requirements for a
> > variety of businesses. Some can be justified but many are methods to
> > restrict entry in a field and generate money for the government
> And often times, they're almost depressingly funny. I don't know if it's
> still
> the case, but there's a county where I used to live in Virginia that only
> required business licenses for two kinds of businesses: junk yards and
> fortune
> tellers. The licensing fee for running a junk yard was a mere $0.75 (yes,
> seventy-five cents). For fortune tellers, however, the fee was two orders
> of
> magnitude higher at $75.
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