Coinbase: ‘Partial Victory’ Appears To Put End To 12-Month Legal Battle

Coinbase has hailed as a “partial victory” a court order to hand over transaction details of almost 15,000 customers to the government.

In a summary of the US exchange’s now year-long legal battle with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), communications officer David Farmer confirmed previous hints that only three percent of the original data demands would be sent to lawmakers.

The issue focuses on IRS suspicions that Bitcoin holders transacting through Coinbase were not paying appropriate taxes on profits…

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