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Bitcoin Politics

Why Trump’s Clampdown on Remittances Will Force Mexicans to...

The US White House is reportedly planning to target remittance payments made by illegal Mexican immigrants in an attempt to curb the inflow of illegal arrivals through the southern...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 12, 2019 | 08:00
Russia to Issue First State-Backed Cryptocurrency 'CryptoRuble'
Bitcoin Politics

Russia’s ‘Gold-Backed Crypto’ Would Lose to...

Russia and China buying up gold may be setting the stage for a gold-backed cryptocurrency, suggests a former EU minister. However, such a scheme would still be inferior to Bitcoin...

Allen Scott | Apr 11, 2019 | 12:00
Breaking News

Bitcoin Donations Pour In For Julian Assange After Arrest

Figures from across cryptocurrency were lobbying for donations to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange April 11 as UK police arrested him after Ecuador rescinded his asylum. Ecuador...

Esther Kim | Apr 11, 2019 | 04:00
Bitcoin Politics

Here’s How Much Bitcoin Countries Need to Replace Their Gold...

New research from a digital asset management firm estimates the amount of BTC governments have to accumulate if Bitcoin were to replace the current gold reserves. ‘Governments...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 08, 2019 | 15:00
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Bitcoin Politics

Trump May Affect Bitcoin Price With Herman Cain Pick

Trump is recommending Herman Cain for one of two vacant seats on the Fed Board. The man who advocates a return to the gold standard could undermine Bitcoin price in the short-term as...

Christina Comben | Apr 05, 2019 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Politics

Algeria Embroiled in Political and Economic Unrest – Time to...

Algeria, one of North Africa’s largest producers of oil and gas, is currently going through serious political and economic turmoil.  Amid the current unrest, it’s perhaps...

Georgi Georgiev | Mar 30, 2019 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Politics

US Regulators Should Give Bitcoin Some Breathing Space

The voices of a growing number of influential politicians and innovators are more loudly proclaiming the importance of preserving the United States’ supposed lead in the...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Mar 09, 2019 | 15:00
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Bitcoin Politics

‘Very Sad’: Lightning Torch Creator Laments Exclusion of...

The Lightning Network (LN) faced unusual censorship allegations this weekend after it emerged a participant in the Lightning Torch event refused to include a member from Iran. Sending...

Esther Kim | Feb 25, 2019 | 13:00
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Bitcoin Politics

Venezuela’s New Interim President is Anti-Petro and Pro-Bitcoin

The U.S. now recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the leader of Venezuela. He took a public oath to swear himself in as the interim president of Venezuela on January 23, 2019...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jan 25, 2019 | 04:00
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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