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Florida Judge Overturns Ruling That Bitcoin Isn’t ‘Money’

A Florida appeals court has overturned a ruling that acquitted a Localbitcoins trader of money laundering and working as an unlicensed money transmitter. Bitcoin No Longer ‘Poker...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Ohio ‘Plants a Flag’ For Bitcoin Adoption, Accepting BTC for Taxes

In what could be a further critical sign of cryptocurrency adoption in the U.S, businesses in Ohio will shortly be able to pay their taxes online using Bitcoin. The progression will be...

Melanie Kramer | 2 years ago

Florida to Create Position for Cryptocurrency Czar, Increase Regulatory Clarity

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) revealed plans to create a statewide position to oversee the application of current securities and insurance legislation for Initial Coin...

Georgi Georgiev | 3 years ago
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Florida County Becomes First US Locality to Accept Bitcoin for Taxes

Seminole County, Florida, has officially become the very first county in the US to accept Bitcoin to pay their taxes. Resolving an Expensive Issue In an official announcement dated May...

Georgi Georgiev | 3 years ago
Illicit Betting With Cryptocurrency

Squeezed! Florida Department of Citrus Employee Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrencies

A manager with the Florida Department of Citrus was arrested on charges of grand theft for using state resources for mining cryptocurrencies. A common joke is that government employees...

Jeff Francis | 3 years ago
Florida Bill Aims To Add Virtual Currency To AML Statutes

Florida Bill Aims To Add Virtual Currency To AML Statutes

An act designed to add virtual currencies to Florida’s anti-money laundering statutes has unanimously passed three state committees. Bill Targets ‘Ill-Gotten Gains’ From...

Wilma Woo | 4 years ago

Madeira, Florida to Become First Bitcoin Beach

Madeira Beach in Florida became the first municipality in the world to officially use Bitcoin. The city’s resolution to become a “Bitcoin beach” comes ahead of the  St...

Sergio Schout | 6 years ago

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