U.S. actor and martial arts expert Steven Seagal is again in hot water after another U.S. state has issued warnings about Bitcoiin, of which Seagal is the brand ambassador. Earlier this month New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs announced that the state’s Bureau of Securities had issued an emergency Cease and Desist Order against Bitcoiin, also known as […]
Wyoming’s State Senate has cleared a bill that creates exemptions for certain types of blockchain tokens.
Two new bills introduced to the Arizona legislature would create legal definitions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain if passed.
The Arizona Senate has cleared a bill that aims to allow residents in the state to pay their taxes with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
A lawmaker in Tennessee has filed a new bill that recognizes a blockchain signature as a kind of legal electronic record.
A state legislator in Vermont has proposed a bill to create a regulatory framework for blockchain tech, including a transaction tax payable in crypto.
President Donald Trump has signed a $700 billion military spending bill that includes a mandate for a blockchain cybersecurity research study.
Australia is moving ahead with plans to pass new regulations for the country’s cryptocurrency exchange space.
Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly ordered the issue of the national cryptocurrency, the “cryptoruble.” The Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media has revealed some details of this new currency. Also read: Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies Putin’s Executive Order Russia’s Minister of Communications and Mass Media, Nikolay Nikiforov, said at a closed meeting […]
A new bill has been introduced in the US Congress that would create a tax exemption for some purchases made with cryptocurrency.
Washington State legislators have started the implementation of new regulations covering digital currency exchanges adopted on July 23, 2017.
The bill to provide a legal framework for digital currencies in South Korea is set to be introduced this month. However, the government still has a number of concerns and needs more in-depth research, as outlined at a parliamentary hearing on Monday. Also read: South Korea Legalizes Bitcoin International Transfers, Challenging Traditional Banks Bill Prepared […]
Following Rep. Park Yong-jin’s announcement of a proposed bill to provide a legal framework for digital currencies like bitcoin, South Korea has now set up a task force to determine if bitcoin should be regulated. Also read: Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins Task Force Set Up Bitcoin.com recently reported on Rep. Park Yong-jin of […]
Delaware has passed a bill that legally recognizes the trading of stocks using blockchain technology. Although the state has sought to promote itself as a bastion for blockchain investment, the bill is extremely limited in its scope – leading many to view Delaware’s government as attempting to cash in on bitcoin’s recent boom. Also Read: Bitwage […]
Governments are not in favor of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies these days. They have never been, and it is highly unlikely they will ever be. The US Congress is introducing a new bill called “Combat Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act 2017.” It touches upon many different subjects, including cryptocurrencies. The US government plans to […]