Bitcoin Politics

US Gov’t Sanctions First Bitcoin Addresses

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against two Iranian ransomware “facilitators.” The actions include publishing the perp’s...

Melanie Kramer | Nov 29, 2018 | 00:00
In Wake of Midterm Elections, 'Experts' Vehemently Oppose Blockchain in Voting
Bitcoin Politics

After Midterm Elections, ‘Experts’ Vehemently Oppose...

After this week’s highly-fraught midterm elections, some commentators believe that blockchain is more useless than ever for voting. After Tuesday’s crucial midterm...

Danny Scopelliti | Nov 10, 2018 | 07:00
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Bitcoin Politics

Pro-Bitcoin Congressman Jared Polis is Colorado’s New Governor

U.S. Representative Jared Polis, known for his favorable attitudes towards cryptocurrency and blockchain, will become Colorado’s next governor after defeating Walker Stapleton. U.S...

Kevin O’Brien | Nov 07, 2018 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Politics

Liberland President Plans To Use New ‘Merits’...

The President of Liberland, a small self-proclaimed microstate on a patch of land between Croatia and Serbia, is looking to use a new cryptocurrency called ‘Merit’ to underpin his...

Kevin O’Brien | Oct 28, 2018 | 06:00
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Are Bitcoin Donations Worth the Risk for the U.S. Midterms?

The U.S midterms are approaching, and the threat of digital interference in U.S elections remains a major concern. Should potentially anonymous donations to election candidates in...

Melanie Kramer | Oct 27, 2018 | 22:00
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Bitcoin Politics

Catalan Independence Leaders Reportedly Asking For Bitcoin Donations

Catalan politician Carles Puigdemont is reportedly asking for donations in Bitcoin to avoid scrutiny. Funding is said to be going to assist those who have left the region after the...

Kevin O’Brien | Oct 19, 2018 | 05:00
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Bitcoin Politics

Malta To United Nations: Cryptocurrency Is ‘Inevitable Future...

The prime minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, told the United Nations that cryptocurrency is “the inevitable future of money” on September 27 — reiterating his faith in Blockchain...

Wilma Woo | Oct 01, 2018 | 12:00
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India: Crypto Ban Sees First Casualties as ZebPay Closes Doors

ZebPay officially announced that it was forced to stop activity due to legal and regulatory obstacles.  ‘Curb on Bank Accounts … Crippled Our Ability’” Indian...

Paula Baciu | Sep 29, 2018 | 11:00
Taiwanese Congressman Jason Hsu is on a mission to turn the island nation into a hub for blockchain tech and cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin Politics

‘Crypto Congressman’ Trying to Turn Taiwan into a...

Taiwanese Congressman Jason Hsu is on a mission to turn the island nation into a hub for blockchain tech and cryptocurrency. Jason Hsu, the man dubbed the ‘Crypto Congressman’ by...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 31, 2018 | 03:00
Bitcoin Politics

Research Attempts to Uncover Political Leanings of Crypto Community

Although Bitcoin is inherently neutral, its influence is becoming increasingly pervasive in U.S. political spheres. This phenomenon is triggering researchers to try to identify the...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Aug 19, 2018 | 18:00
42% Traffic Increase to Bitcoin.org Amidst Lira's Hurtling Price
Bitcoin Politics

42% Traffic Increase to Bitcoin.org as Lira Hurtles Downward

As the Lira continues its decent, Bitcoin.org has experienced an influx of Turkish visitors. Many look towards the potential that crypto holds in light of toppling fiat currencies like...

Danny Scopelliti | Aug 14, 2018 | 00:00

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