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Comments Regarding the Proposed Virtual Currency Regulatory Framework

The New York State Department of Financial Services published a proposed virtual currency regulatory framework in the July 23, 2014 edition of the New York State Register.

The public comment period for the proposed virtual currency regulatory framework ended on October 21, 2014.  Links to all comments submitted during the comment period are provided below. Comments are identified by the name signed to each comment or otherwise labeled as unsigned.

To respect the privacy of the commenters, personal contact and transmittal information has been redacted. Otherwise, the text of each comment remains unaltered.

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Comment # (PDF) Date received Name of Commenter

1

7/24/2014 Sam Kiesinger

2

7/24/2014 Justin Hofbauer

3

7/24/2014 Aaron

4

7/24/2014 Unsigned

5

7/24/2014 Unsigned

6

7/24/2014 Unsigned

7

7/24/2014 David MacNaughton

8

7/24/2014 Unsigned

9

7/24/2014 Mario

10

7/24/2014 Dave

11

7/24/2014 Alexander Means

12

7/24/2014 Tony

13

7/24/2014 John Vandivier

14

7/24/2014 Mark Howard

15

7/24/2014 Joey

16

7/24/2014 Unsigned

17

Markup

7/24/2014 Will Madden

18

7/24/2014 Jim Senderhauf

19

7/24/2014 Unsigned

20

7/24/2014 Patrick T. Killian

21

7/24/2014 Tym Holwager

22

7/25/2014 Tommy

23

7/26/2014 Scott

24

7/27/2014 Jacques Reulet

25

7/28/2014 Unsigned

26

7/28/2014 Sean MacGuire

27

7/28/2014 Randi Joseph

28

7/28/2014 David E. Johnson

29

7/28/2014 Jon Fairchild

30

7/28/2014 Taxpayer

31

7/28/2014 Unsigned

32

7/28/2014 Unsigned

33

7/28/2014 Chris Edwards/ ArbAutomation

34

7/28/2014 Unsigned

35

7/28/2014 Sean G. King

36

7/28/2014 Brian

37

7/28/2014 Scott Imig

38

7/29/2014 Corey Haddad

39

7/29/2014 Susan Feret

40

7/29/2014 Nate Heasly

41

7/29/2014 Unsigned

42

7/29/2014 Chris Wilson

43

7/29/2014 Daisuke Yamamoto

44

8/3/2014 Sean Fontentot

45

8/3/2014 Chris Wynne

46

8/3/2014 Unsigned

47

8/3/2014 Helene Unland

48

8/3/2014 Steven Schram

49

8/3/2014 Roger Pociask

50

8/3/2014 Unsigned

51

8/4/2014 Matt Rhodes

52

8/4/2014 Scott Szyjewicz

53

8/5/2014 Sean Mikha

54

8/5/2014 Bob Romney

55

8/5/2014 Bitcoin Foundation

56

8/5/2014 NY Bitcoin Center

57

8/5/2014 Kevin Holmes

58

8/5/2014 Jon Hanford

59

8/5/2014 Pedro Goncalves

60

8/5/2014 Timmothy Ostgaard

61

8/5/2014 Unsigned

62

8/5/2014 Russ Smith/ Atlantic City Bitcoin

63

8/5/2014 Daniel Schott

64

8/5/2014 Brock Henderson

65

8/6/2014 James Andrews

66

8/6/2014 John Gerstner

67

8/6/2014 Gordon

68

8/6/2014 Daniel Barbosa

69

8/7/2014 Philippe Marchesseault

70

8/7/2014 Unsigned

71

8/7/2014 Jeff Egan

72

8/8/2014 Mike Monke

73

8/9/2014 Jacob Whiting

74

8/12/2014 Troy Bradley

75

8/13/2014 Brito & Dourado/ Mercatus Center

76

8/15/2014 Joseph Chello

77

8/16/2014 David Long/ Norther California Fraud Prevention Solutions

78

8/18/2014 Chamber of Digital Commerce

79

8/19/2014 Surety & Fidelity Assoc of America

80

8/20/2014 CLS Group

81

8/20/2014 BTC China/ Huobi/ OKCoin

82

8/21/2014 Mike Lorrey

83

8/21/2014 Unsigned

84

8/22/2014 Jonathan Silverblood

85

8/22/2014 J. Whiting

86

8/22/2014 Anthony Andrews

87

8/22/2014 Unsigned

88

8/22/2014 Eric Dixon

89

8/23/2014 Kevin Parcell

90

8/24/2014 Chris Odom/ Monetas

91

8/24/2014 Jackson Mackeral

92

8/25/2014 Mark T. Williams

93

8/25/2014 Hudson Valley Current

94

8/27/2014 Marwan Forzley/ Align Commerce

95

8/27/2014 Elliott Beckner

96

8/28/2014 Coinbase

97

8/28/2014 Paybits

98

Signatories

8/28/2014 BoostVC

99

8/30/2014 Unsigned

100

9/3/2014 Daren L. Moreira/ Sutherland Asbill Brennan

101

9/3/2014 Ted Potrikus/ Retail Council of NY

102

9/3/2014 Diana A. Ehrlich/ Ostroff Associates, Inc.

103

9/4/2014 Jake Whiting

104

9/8/2014 Unsigned

105

9/8/2014 Worried bitcoiner

106

9/8/2014 Dan Pratt

107

9/8/2014 Unsigned

108

9/8/2014 Mike

109

9/10/2014 Jeff

110

9/10/2014 Nate Heasley/ Goodnik

111

9/13/2014 Jake Whiting

112

9/15/2014 Strevus

113

9/15/2014 Infinite 8 Institute L3C

114

9/22/2014 Greg Hyne

115

9/22/2014 Jacob Whiting

116

9/26/2014 Jacob Whiting

117

9/29/2014 Bitnet

118

10/8/2014 Bitcoin Foundation

119

10/14/2014 Bitquant Research Laboratories

120

10/15/2014 Carl Mullan

121

10/15/2014 Jeremiah

122

10/15/2014 Jonathan Harms

123

10/15/2014 Jeremy L. Sutherland

124

10/16/2014 Leondrino Exchange

125

10/16/2014 J. E.

126

10/16/2014 Unsigned

127

10/16/2014 Neil Schieber

128

10/16/2014 Scott

129

10/16/2014 R. Schot

130

10/16/2014 Michael

131

10/16/2014 David J. Aiello

132

10/16/2014 Circle

133

10/20/2014 NYSSCPA

134

10/20/2014 Stephen Waters

135

10/20/2014 Unsigned

136

10/20/2014 UK Digital Currency Assoc

137

10/20/2014 CFCU Community Credit Union

138

10/20/2014 NCE of Long Island

139

10/20/2014 Amazon

140

10/20/2014 Electronics Transactions Assoc

141

10/20/2014 Matthew Gertler

142

10/20/2014 Unsigned

143

10/20/2014 Eli Ren

144

10/20/2014 Unsigned

145

10/20/2014 Unsigned

146

10/20/2014 Bitpay

147

10/20/2014 Eric Grejda

148

10/20/2014 COEPTIS

149

10/20/2014 David Williams-King

150

10/20/2014 Martin Hoade

151

10/20/2014 Marc Safman

152

10/20/2014 Arthur Lampert

153

10/20/2014 Bill Ottman

154

10/20/2014 Robert Nock

155

10/20/2014 Barbra Drake

156

10/20/2014 Kathy Dopp

157

10/20/2014 Loren Abdulezer

158

10/20/2014 Steve W

159

10/20/2014 Eric Mill

160

10/20/2014 Unsigned

161

10/20/2014 David A. Scovetta

162

10/20/2014 Unsigned

163

10/20/2014 Andrew Johnson

164

10/20/2014 Ray Otwell

165

10/20/2014 Eric Wells

166

10/20/2014 Timothy Curry/ ezCoinAccess

167

10/20/2014 Dustin Goldklang

168

10/20/2014 Wayne G. Willis

169

10/20/2014 Mike Alford

170

10/20/2014 Eric Ashley

171

10/20/2014 Anthony Loera

172

10/20/2014 Steven R. Newcomb

173

10/20/2014 Jay Walker

174

10/20/2014 Todd S. Glassey

175

10/20/2014 Marl Steinbach

176

10/20/2014 Lorren Hammond

177

10/20/2014 Andrew Rogers

178

10/20/2014 P. B.

179

10/20/2014 John K. Talyor

180

10/20/2014 Terry

181

10/20/2014 David Giaimo

182

10/20/2014 Josh

183

10/20/2014 D. Spenard

184

10/20/2014 Gregory Smith

185

10/20/2014 Daniel C. Arendt

186

10/20/2014 Tom Sullivan

187

10/20/2014 Unsigned

188

10/20/2014 Peter Doczi

189

10/20/2014 Chris Phoenix

190

10/20/2014 Eric Close

191

10/20/2014 Bill

192

10/20/2014 Kurt Padilla

193

10/20/2014 Randy Coots

194

10/20/2014 Ernesto Villalobos

195

10/20/2014 G. Becker

196

10/20/2014 Unsigned

197

10/20/2014 JF Gunter

198

10/20/2014 Margaret Goodman

199

10/20/2014 Unsigned

200

10/20/2014 Mark Duncan

201

10/20/2014 Mark Studdock

202

10/20/2014 Lee LPHHHH

203

10/20/2014 Unsigned

204

10/20/2014 Unsigned

205

10/20/2014 Richard Weil

206

10/20/2014 Paul Pliska

207

10/20/2014 Oliver Hansen

208

10/20/2014 Martin MacKerel

209

10/20/2014 Dustin Fay

210

10/20/2014 Richard Rivenbark

211

10/20/2014 Nick Edwards

212

10/20/2014 Patrick May

213

10/20/2014 Finway Ye

214

10/20/2014 Alexander Leishman

215

10/20/2014 Richard Strange

216

10/21/2014 Alan

217

10/21/2014 Ryan

218

10/21/2014 Elizabeth Stark

219

10/21/2014 Mike Escola

220

10/21/2014 Ben Napper

221

10/21/2014 Josh Mohland

222

10/21/2014 Coin Center

223

10/21/2014 Jaime Nunez

224

10/21/2014 ITIF

225

10/21/2014 Ed Hebel

226

10/21/2014 J Alberts/ Pryor Cashman

227

10/21/2014 Chike Eleazu

228

10/21/2014 Unsigned

229

10/21/2014 Bitwage

230

10/21/2014 David Vandervort

231

10/21/2014 Israel Cedillo Lazcano

232

10/21/2014 Jacob Dienelt

233

10/21/2014 Alan Lash

234

10/21/2014 CoinX

235

10/21/2014 Thomas C. Nolte

236

10/21/2014 Liberty City Ventures

237

10/21/2014 Robert D. Terry/ Parker McIntyre

238

10/21/2014 Ithacash

239

10/21/2014 Eff/ IA/ reddit

240

10/21/2014 Western Union

241

10/21/2014 Judith Rinearson/ Bryan Cave

242

10/21/2014 Digital Asset Transfer Authority

243

10/21/2014 Ripple Labs

244

10/21/2014 BitGo

245

10/21/2014 OneName

246

10/21/2014 Dogecoin Foundation

247

10/21/2014 Rob Agnew

248

10/21/2014 StartBitcoin

249

10/21/2014 Novauri

250

10/21/2014 Crypto-Economy Working Group

251

10/21/2014 SecondMarket

252

10/21/2014 Ben Haun

253

10/21/2014 Martin Mushkin

254

10/21/2014 Unsigned

255

10/21/2014 Lee LPHHHH

256

10/21/2014 Jacob Eliosoff

257

10/21/2014 George Urakhchin

258

10/21/2014 Gordon Thompson

259

10/15/2014 NY Senator Bonacic

260

10/16/2014 Adam Kornfield

261

10/21/2014 New York Bankers Assoc

262

10/21/2014 Eric Dinallo/ Debevoise & Plimpton

263

10/21/2014 Arthur Middlemiss/ Lewis Baach

264

10/21/2014 Total System Services

265

10/21/2014 Xapo

266

10/21/2014 LedgerX

267

10/21/2014 Bitquant Research Laboratories

268

10/21/2014 Cyrus Vance/ NY DA

269

10/21/2014 itBit

270

10/21/2014 Assemblyman Kevin Cahill

271

10/15/2014 Tim Schutt

272

10/15/2014 Unsigned

273

10/15/2014 Joshua Jolley

274

10/15/2014 Jarar Malik

275

10/15/2014 Jack Spelho

276

10/15/2014 John Colagioia

277

10/15/2014 Mia Nielsen

278

10/15/2014 Evander Smart

279

10/15/2014 Nathna A

280

10/15/2014 Unsigned

281

10/15/2014 Unsigned

282

10/15/2014 Brennan Novak

283

10/15/2014 Phil Cordano

284

10/15/2014 Anirvan Chatterjee

285

10/15/2014 Brett Tortorich

286

10/15/2014 Christopher Akiki

287

10/15/2014 Chris Bayly

288

10/15/2014 Larrel France

289

10/15/2014 Timothy Peacock

290

10/15/2014 Alex Evans

291

10/15/2014 Emanuel Martins

292

10/15/2014 Unsigned

293

10/15/2014 Kyle Espeleta

294

10/15/2014 Dan Smith

295

10/15/2014 Ben Burwell

296

10/15/2014 Tyson Dodge

297

10/15/2014 John Dahle

298

10/15/2014 Christian Nieves

299

10/15/2014 Darin Shapiro

300

10/15/2014 Erich Chrobot

301

10/15/2014 Thomas Kornbluh

302

10/15/2014 Chris

303

10/15/2014 Olaf Carlson-Wee

304

10/15/2014 Pratik

305

10/15/2014 Andy Shelton

306

10/15/2014 Christopher Gilliard

307

10/15/2014 Scott Rose

308

10/15/2014 Unsigned

309

10/15/2014 Nicolas Goulart

310

10/15/2014 Unsigned

311

10/15/2014 Unsigned

312

10/15/2014 Unsigned

313

10/15/2014 Aaron Sells

314

10/15/2014 Ian Treibick

315

10/15/2014 Unsigned

316

10/15/2014 JF Whiting

317

10/15/2014 Hugh

318

10/15/2014 Reinoud Vaandrager

319

10/15/2014 Ya Li

320

10/15/2014 David Sterry

321

10/15/2014 Steven Worley

322

10/15/2014 Justin Camarena

323

10/15/2014 Unsigned

324

10/15/2014 Jeremy L. Sutherland

325

10/15/2014 Ben Martin

326

10/15/2014 Jace Drengler

327

10/15/2014 Robert Claypool

328

10/15/2014 Jairon Hicks

329

10/15/2014 Brian Lechthaler

330

10/15/2014 Cody Littlewood

331

10/15/2014 A Concerned Citizen

332

10/15/2014 Unsigned

333

10/15/2014 Michael B. Casey

334

10/15/2014 Marshall Neipert

335

10/15/2014 Tim Hoerner

336

10/15/2014 Matt Young

337

10/15/2014 Phillip Pesola

338

10/15/2014 Sergui Ifimov

339

10/15/2014 Mark Norton

340

10/15/2014 Daniel Kirkeby

341

10/15/2014 Mike Wallace

342

10/15/2014 Scott Santarromana

343

10/15/2014 Robert Levy

344

10/15/2014 Eric Beland

345

10/16/2014 Chris Pearce

346

10/16/2014 Unsigned

347

10/16/2014 Zachary R. Copley

348

10/16/2014 Mike

349

10/16/2014 Unsigned

350

10/16/2014 Unsigned

351

10/16/2014 M. Wintzer

352

10/16/2014 Bill Clinton

353

10/16/2014 Unsigned

354

10/16/2014 Chris Mohindroo

355

10/16/2014 Elliot Glaysher

356

10/16/2014 Kaice D. Granados

357

10/16/2014 Ali Jazayeri

358

10/16/2014 Rich Collins

359

10/16/2014 Lucas Phillips

360

10/16/2014 Scott Spiegel

361

10/16/2014 Eagle Johnson

362

10/16/2014 Eagle James

363

10/16/2014 Leo Treasure

364

10/16/2014 William Hees

365

10/16/2014 Tehsin Amlani

366

10/16/2014 Neal Conner

367

10/16/2014 Stephen Karlsgodt

368

10/16/2014 Kenneth Kruger

369

10/16/2014 Rampalli

370

10/16/2014 Unsigned

371

10/16/2014 Marek Cybul

372

10/16/2014 Zack L.

373

10/16/2014 Jeff

374

10/16/2014 Evan Gierst

375

10/16/2014 Anthony DeBerry

376

10/16/2014 David Henson

377

10/16/2014 Andrew LeCody

378

10/16/2014 Andrew Moll

379

10/16/2014 Calin Culianu

380

10/16/2014 Barnabas Debreczeni

381

10/16/2014 Kari DePhillips

382

10/16/2014 Lee Foden

383

10/16/2014 George

384

10/16/2014 Unsigned

385

10/16/2014 Simon Alexander

386

10/16/2014 F. Hamilton

387

10/16/2014 Josh Shields

388

10/16/2014 Adam Suhl

389

10/16/2014 Unsigned

390

10/16/2014 Unsigned

391

10/16/2014 Jeff Haley

392

10/16/2014 Eric Wilson

393

10/16/2014 Sean B

394

10/16/2014 Francesco Chinnici

395

10/16/2014 David Hernandez

396

10/16/2014 Jyri Lampio

397

10/16/2014 Tom

398

10/16/2014 Keith Vidal

399

10/16/2014 Sean Hickey

400

10/16/2014 Unsigned

401

10/16/2014 Jan-Bart

402

10/16/2014 Allen Natian

403

10/16/2014 Ludwig Lundström Rova

404

10/16/2014 Calin Manescu

405

10/16/2014 Linton Arabbas

406

10/16/2014 A.J. Henryson

407

10/16/2014 Ron Gross

408

10/16/2014 Jacob Payne

409

10/16/2014 Harry McHugh

410

10/16/2014 Jonas Eriksson

411

10/16/2014 Unsigned

412

10/16/2014 Zach Hobbs

413

10/16/2014 Unsigned

414

10/16/2014 David C. Williams

415

10/16/2014 Joseph Reed

416

10/16/2014 Richard Rowan

417

10/16/2014 Margus

418

10/16/2014 Ove Martin

419

10/16/2014 Nick

420

10/16/2014 Dario Vieli

421

10/16/2014 Unsigned

422

10/16/2014 Michal Gwozdek

423

10/16/2014 Chaz

424

10/16/2014 Unsigned

425

10/16/2014 Issac Sharp

426

10/16/2014 Frank Rizzo

427

10/16/2014 Mitsuyuki Shimura

428

10/16/2014 Cornelis Farhoush

429

10/16/2014 Unsigned

430

10/16/2014 Unsigned

431

10/16/2014 Igor Polyakov

432

10/16/2014 Dan Howitt

433

10/16/2014 Andrew Barnard

434

10/16/2014 Ismael Rudy Quiñones

435

10/16/2014 Unsigned

436

10/16/2014 Jeremy Brown

437

10/16/2014 Sven

438

10/16/2014 Unsigned

439

10/16/2014 Hampus Sjöberg

440

10/16/2014 Unsigned

441

10/16/2014 Unsigned

442

10/16/2014 Alexander D

443

10/16/2014 Mark Pedersen

444

10/16/2014 Werner Vesteraas

445

10/16/2014 Jonathan Kent

446

10/16/2014 Eric Winchell

447

10/16/2014 James Tallantyre

448

10/16/2014 Morten Pedersen

449

10/16/2014 Unsigned

450

10/16/2014 Richard

451

10/16/2014 Unsigned

452

10/16/2014 Toni Knispel

453

10/16/2014 Olivier Janssens

454

10/16/2014 Unsigned

455

10/16/2014 Wojciech Pysiewicz

456

10/16/2014 Unsigned

457

10/16/2014 Unsigned

458

10/16/2014 Unsigned

459

10/16/2014 Bastiaan

460

10/16/2014 Unsigned

461

10/16/2014 Joe Toth

462

10/16/2014 Mark Bretl

463

10/16/2014 Unsigned

464

10/16/2014 E. Essien

465

10/16/2014 Sebastian Varela

466

10/16/2014 Jamil Bou Kheir

467

10/16/2014 Unsigned

468

10/16/2014 Matt

469

10/16/2014 Oren Rossen

470

10/16/2014 Alden Floyd D'Souza

471

10/16/2014 Magnus Blom

472

10/16/2014 Brian McNamara

473

10/16/2014 Franco Amati

474

10/16/2014 Joe McConnell

475

10/16/2014 Marc Lauzon-Bragg

476

10/16/2014 Lee David Maidoff

477

10/16/2014 Mike

478

10/16/2014 Unsigned

479

10/16/2014 Unsigned

480

10/16/2014 Matt Liston

481

10/16/2014 John Furguson

482

10/16/2014 Ben Moore

483

10/16/2014 Mark Kinney

484

10/16/2014 Evan May

485

10/16/2014 Unsigned

486

10/17/2014 Brad Cooper

487

10/17/2014 M. Pohlman

488

10/17/2014 Jeremy Lingmann

489

10/17/2014 Robert Folland

490

10/17/2014 Unsigned

491

10/17/2014 Kevin Deselms

492

10/17/2014 Brandon Hawkins

493

10/17/2014 Joseph Neama

494

10/17/2014 Simon Selitsky

495

10/17/2014 Terry Rooks

496

10/17/2014 Anthony Zotti

497

10/17/2014 Galen Abbott

498

10/17/2014 Anthony Ramirez

499

10/17/2014 Michael Hazen

500

10/17/2014 Unsigned

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