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Bitcoin Acceptance

New Hampshire Closer to Accept Bitcoin for Taxes as Subcommittee...

The state of New Hampshire has moved one step closer to accepting Bitcoin for tax payments. The state’s House Subcommittee has unanimously approved Bill 470-FN filed January 5th...

Georgi Georgiev | Feb 04, 2019 | 06:00
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‘You Will Be Kicked Out’ – China Officially Bans...

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the country’s central bank, has officially banned security token offerings (STO) in a continuation of its restrictive legislation...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 10, 2018 | 07:00
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Wyoming Passes Blockchain Bank Bill Despite Industry Opposition

Despite serious opposition from the banking industry, the state of Wyoming has passed a blockchain bank bill almost unanimously. The move further cements the state’s welcoming...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 02, 2018 | 16:00
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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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
Bitcoin Politics

Coinbase Forms Political Action Committee, Seeks Greater...

Coinbase, the popular US-baed cryptocurrency exchange platform, has formed a political action committee (PAC) ahead of the United States midterm elections in November 2018.  Coinbase...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 21, 2018 | 16:00
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FUD No More: South Korea Set to Adopt G20’s Unified...

As the G20 works to create a set of “unified regulations” in regards to cryptocurrencies, the government of South Korea — the third largest cryptocurrency market in the...

Adam James | May 19, 2018 | 00:00
Blockchain Bill Passed in US State of Colorado
Altcoins

Colorado: A Tale of Two Blockchain Bills

Forget the Rocky Mountains. The US state of Colorado is hoping to make a name for itself as a blockchain hub in America. They’ve put through two bills supporting this, but only one...

Nikita Blows | May 12, 2018 | 01:00
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Authorities Blame Bitcoin for Opioid Drug Epidemic

Authorities have found a new scapegoat to blame for the ongoing opioid drug epidemic going on in the United State: Bitcoin. Eagle Scout Turned Drug Dealer Aaron Shamo is a Utah native...

Patrick Smith | May 01, 2018 | 13:00
What’s Wrong With Ethereum-based Smart Contracts?
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Smart Contracts are Seeping into U.S Law – Tennessee Passes...

Tennessee has become the latest U.S state to pass a bill recognizing the legal authority of blockchain technology and smart contracts in conducting electronic transactions. The bill...

Melanie Kramer | Apr 02, 2018 | 01:00
Big Data and the Blockchain
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U.S. Congress Quietly Passes CLOUD Act to Increase Gov’t Access...

The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act was passed along with the federal spending bill on Friday, March 23rd, 2018. The act allows law enforcement agencies to demand...

Melanie Kramer | Mar 25, 2018 | 01:00
Georgia considering accepting cryptocurrency for tax payments
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Georgia Bill to Allow Tax Payments with Cryptocurrency

Georgia may be joining the few states that will allow for the use of cryptocurrency to make tax payments if Senate Bill 464 passes. A growing number of US states are opening up to...

Jeff Francis | Feb 24, 2018 | 06:00

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