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Bitcoin Campaign Launched in Effort To Rebuild Notre Dame

Bitcoin donations have already begun arriving as part of an effort to raise funds for rebuilding the devastated Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Donate To Notre Dame With Bitcoin As...

Esther Kim | Apr 16, 2019 | 10:00
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News

Bitcoin Nodes Exit China After Regulations for ‘Healthy...

New data shows that December and January saw the biggest changes in Bitcoin nodes in China and France, as the former introduced madatory registration with the government. China...

Esther Kim | Feb 04, 2019 | 08:00
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Breaking News

France Starts Selling Bitcoin At 6 Tobacco Shops – 6,500 By...

An initiative to sell Bitcoin (BTC) in France’s 24,000 tobacco kiosks has tentatively launched despite votes of no confidence from the central bank and other sources. 6 Tobacconists...

Esther Kim | Jan 09, 2019 | 08:00
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Blockchain

Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger...

The Government of Malta this week announced the signing of a joint declaration of cooperation on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). They joined a group of six other Southern...

Emilio Janus | Dec 07, 2018 | 13:00
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Op-Ed

Paris Protests See Support for Bitcoin Against Unchecked Money...

The Paris protests have a lot more to do with Bitcoin than you think. Why? Because the root cause is not tax hikes, but unchecked money printing that erodes citizens’ savings and...

Allen Scott | Dec 04, 2018 | 08:00
Bitcoin Regulation

French Tobacco Shops Authorized to Sell Bitcoin Starting January 2019

Thousands of French tobacco shops will begin selling Bitcoin coupons from January 1, 2019 forward. Commonly known as “Tabacs,” the French corner stores will now offer...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Nov 22, 2018 | 03:00
Bitcoin Taxes

France Considers a Flat Capital Gains Tax for Bitcoin

The finance commission in France’s lower house of parliament has reportedly backed plans to decrease taxes on bitcoin sales, putting it on the same level as the standard capital...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 09, 2018 | 18:00
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Bitcoin Education

Students are Paying in Bitcoin to Study Blockchain in Paris

Financia Business School, a dedicated financial and business degree awarding institute in Paris, now teaches blockchain and accepts cryptocurrency payments from its students. The...

Melanie Kramer | Oct 27, 2018 | 16:00
Ledger CEO Wins French Award for Startup With International Potential
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Ledger CEO Wins French Award for Startup With International Potential

Eric Larchevêque, CEO and co-founder of cryptocurrency hardware wallet-maker Ledger, has won a French award for the startup leader whose model has the greatest potential...

Melanie Kramer | Oct 20, 2018 | 03:00
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France Contemplating Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency...

France is considering enacting the country’s very first regulatory framework governing crypto-asset intermediaries. The move will require fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchanges as well as...

Georgi Georgiev | Oct 05, 2018 | 16:00
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Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Alexander Vinnik Extradited To Russia

Greece’s Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Alexander Vinnik to Russia. Some think he might also have valuable information for U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller as he...

Kevin O’Brien | Sep 05, 2018 | 17:00
Bitcoin Politics

French Minister Urges France to Become Leader in Blockchain and...

The French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire admits he was wrong regarding blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Recently, the powerful minister had a change of heart and is now calling for...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | May 17, 2018 | 05:00

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