More signs that it’s 2013 and we’re all into the 21st century: Tomorrow at 2 PM ET, the United States Government Accountability Office will answer online questions about a decentralized electronic currency during a livestreamed event.
Yes, the USGAO is talking to the Internet about Bitcoin.
And yes, the agency tweeted about it.
— U.S. GAO (@usgao) June 17, 2013
Using social media to convene and amplify a discussion about a difficult, timely topic is a terrific use of the medium and the historic moment. Here’s hoping that USGAO officials get good questions and give frank, clear answers.