Letter: Mandel’s bitcoin plan unnecessary, costly

Letter: Mandel’s bitcoin plan unnecessary, costly

I have been waiting to hear of a judge blocking Josh Mandel’s idea to bring Ohio into the 21st century by allowing bitcoin to be used to pay taxes, even on a limited basis (Dispatch article, Tuesday).Bitcoin is not legal tender. Yes, a third party – Bitpay – is going to convert the taxpayers’ stash of bitcoin into U.S.