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Putin Orders the Issue of Russia’s National Cryptocurrency – the Cryptoruble

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 […]

Dutch Government Drafts Law To Ban Smartphone Usage While Riding A Bike

The growing adoption of smartphone usage in everyday life is starting to influence decisions made by governments all over the world. Over in The Netherlands, a new draft law is being prepared which will effectively ban smartphone usage while riding a bicycle. Internal research unveiled that using this device while on the road is a […]

German Draft Law Can Effectively End Online and Offline Consumer Privacy

Privacy rights seem very difficult to come by in this day and age of regulatory scrutiny. Even though Germany has always respected user privacy above anything else, this  will come to change moving forward. And interior ministry draft law would no longer offer consumers the right to know what type of information is being collected […]

Bitcoin Regulation in Russia Takes a U-Turn, Subject to Review

Russia’s stance towards Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has taken a U-turn. Last week, the country’s finance ministry stated that it is not in a hurry to introduce the Bitcoin draft law. The ministry is planning to review the draft once again. Alexei Moiseev, the Deputy Finance Minister of Russia has announced that the ministry will […]