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French Competition Watchdog Mentions Rapid Development of Crypto Assets

The French Competition Authority, called Autorité de la concurrence, is looking for feedback from the public and fintech industry executives on the evolution of the payments industry...

Anatol Antonovici | 3 months ago
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Global Stablecoins Could ‘Pose Systemic Risks’ to EU

The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) has provided its position on crypto-assets and regulation in a response to the European Commission’s consultation. While the country...

Christina Comben | 4 months ago
Bitcoin Acceptance

French Court Decision Equates Bitcoin to Money

Another court decision boosted the case for Bitcoin’s value, suggesting the asset can be used as compensation. Bitcoin is Akin to Money says French Court The narrative that...

Christine Vasileva | 5 months ago
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Will Europe Beat China in the Central Bank Crypto Race?

The European Central Bank has been urged to move quickly w.r.t it’s crypto euro launch if it is to gain the edge over other regions (read China).  Crypto Euro Plans Pursued...

Martin Young | 8 months ago
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Altcoins

French Military Police Finds Use Case for Tezos Blockchain

Since September 2019, the French Gendarmerie’s cybercrime division has been validating and recording judicial expenses on the Tezos blockchain. This is potentially one of the...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago
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Altcoins

France Forms G7 Cryptocurrency Task Force In Wake Of Facebook’s Libra

France will set up a task force for the G7 nations to investigate ‘stablecoin’ projects such as Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency.  France’s Central Bank...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Nodes Exit China After Regulations for ‘Healthy Development’

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 | 2 years ago
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Breaking News

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

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 | 2 years ago
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Blockchain

Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

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 | 2 years ago
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Op-Ed

Paris Protests See Support for Bitcoin Against Unchecked Money Printing

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 | 2 years ago
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 | 2 years ago

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