• Reporters use laptop computers, iPads and ink and paper to take notes during a panel discussion organized by NetCoalition about the Protection IP Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) at the U.S. Capitol January 19, 2012 in Washington, DC.

    The government is mindful of consumer's concerns but reluctant to crush a growing industry.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2013, 9:55 AM EDT
  • A sticker on the window of a local pub indicates the acceptance of Bitcoins for payment on April 11, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

    The virtual currency experienced a spike and subsequent plunge in value in early April.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 23, 2013, 11:44 AM EDT