This week, Colorado House Representative Jared Polis sent a letter to the U.S. House Committee on Ethics (HCE) asking the organization to put forth statutes that require government employees to declare their Bitcoin and other digital currency holdings: “A Member or covered employee should report any virtual currency holding as they would report any other […]
As might be expected, Tuesday’s Senate hearing touched on cryptocurrencies’ volatility. But the head of the CFTC put the matter in perspective.
President Donald Trump has signed a $700 billion military spending bill that includes a mandate for a blockchain cybersecurity research study.
Author of best selling book, The Coming Collapse of China, Gordon Chang, is not optimistic about a loosening of legislation surrounding Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies following the 19th National Party Congress. Rumours have long circulated that with the …
The chairman of the Securities and Exchange commission offered new remarks on the topic of ICOs earlier today.
A major defense spending bill passed by the US Senate yesterday calls for a blockchain study, public records show.
A new bill has been introduced in the US Congress that would create a tax exemption for some purchases made with cryptocurrency.
A candidate for the US Congress in upstate New York has begun accepting donations in bitcoin.
Members of Congress are advancing research into blockchain security standards, according to a new podcast.
It looks like Bitcoin may see yet another regulatory turn of events in the US. More specifically, three members of Congress are working on legislation to protect certain currencies from government interference. That is a rather strange turn of events, to say the least. There should be no difference as to which coins are protected […]
A foreign sanctions bill signed into law by President Donald Trump included a little-noticed provision on cryptocurrencies.
As the number of Bitcoin-related ransomware grows, how can the average Joe protect himself from such cyber threats?
On July 8 the Financial Services Committee for the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing concerning digital currencies. The meeting discussed the implications of virtual currencies in regards to financial innovation and national security. During the event, the Republican Texas Congressman Roger Williams asked for increased digital currency regulation to fend off terrorist funding […]
Virtual currency won’t make it easier for terrorists, but actually harder. Send Bitcoin undercover today to fight the war on terror
During a speech today, a Republican member of the US Congress called for tighter anti-money laundering controls for digital currencies. Source