Gov. Brown Signs Bill Legalizing Bitcoins, Other Virtual CurrenciesGovernor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom To Accept Bitcoin Campaign DonationsCalifornia Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is among the first big-name politicians to accept donations in the peer-to-peer payment system known as bitcoin.