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Could Blockchain Impact Gun Control?

As debate rages upon the subject of gun control, a professor at Washington State University has suggested using blockchain technology to make an impact. The topic of gun control has become a hot topic once again in the...

Russia to “Tame and Test” Crypto Technologies in Crimea

A proposal to “tame” crypto technologies in Crimea has been made in Russia’s parliament this week. A local representative of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain told deputies the republic’s jurisdiction can be used to “test the...

Spain Seeks to Pass Crypto-Friendly Legislation

While other European countries seek stricter regulations on cryptocurrencies, Spain looks to follow Switzerland’s lead and charge ahead of the curve by proposing crypto-friendly legislation. Spain on the Blockchain Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s People’s Party is ready...

Financial Regulators Are Unable to Control the Crypto Market

Financial Regulators Are Unable to Control the Crypto Market

All over the world, legislators, financial experts, and academics are bewildered by the spectacular growth of Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market. They now realize that financial regulatory agencies lack sufficient experience and authority with cryptocurrencies; therefore, these agencies...

Several States Spearhead Bitcoin Adoption in the U.S.

U.S. states with positive attitudes have advanced towards bitcoin legalization – a process that a growing number of elected officials consider inevitable, if not desirable. Numerous crypto-friendly bills have been introduced, and some of them have received approval...

Arizona Closer to Accepting Bitcoin and Regulating ICOs

Arizona may become the first U.S. state to legalize bitcoin as a payment option for tax purposes. Bills to that end have been advancing in the State Legislature, with one of them already passed by the Senate Finance...

These US States Are Racing to Become the Country’s Crypto Capitol

As Bitcoin becomes more and more viable, states like Tennessee and Arizona are racing to pass cryptocurrency-friendly legislation in an effort to become the blockchain capital of the country. On the Books Bitcoin’s quest for legitimacy is set...

The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End

The CFTC Chairman just told the Senate Banking Committee he wants to respect the new generation in his approach to blockchain and crypto regulation. On January 6, 2018, the chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC),...

Ukrainian Law May Separate Mining from Cryptocurrencies

Ukrainian legislators should separate the regulation of crypto mining from the legal status of cryptocurrencies. The new approach was proposed by the chairman of an important parliamentary committee who criticized law enforcement agencies for cracking down on crypto...