Taiwan central bank governor says bitcoin trading should be regulated by anti-money laundering law

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Bitcoin trading should be added into Taiwan’s notification system for money laundering prevention law, Taiwan central bank governor Perng Fai-nan said on Wednesday.

Taiwan’s central bank governor Perng Fai-nan attends the 44th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Hanoi May 6, 2011. REUTERS/Kham

Perng made the remarks while addressing questions from lawmakers in the legislature.

Reporting by Liang-sa Loh; Writing by Jess Macy Yu; Editing by Sam Holmes

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Some Charter Cable Subscribers May Lose MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon

Along with Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.

Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, said on Wednesday it was unable to come to a distribution deal with Charter Communications as part of its ongoing negotiations with the cable television distributor.

Charter’s Spectrum subscribers may see a disruption in service, Viacom said in a statement.

Earlier this year, Charter moved Viacom’s viab flagship networks to its most expensive programming tier, a move that threatened the media company’s affiliate and advertising revenue.

A spokesman for Charter chtr did not immediately return calls outside of business hours.

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