New draft regulatory framework for crowdfunding represents an “opportunity” for “ICOs that want to prove their legitimacy,” says EU lawmaker
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 6 Government is a law factory. It passes laws in the same manner that another type of factory extrudes metal molding…But, whereas a factory which extrudes metal molding is providing a product which is useful to the citizens generally, […]
Governor John Kasich from the Midwestern state of Ohio signed a bill this week that formally recognizes data recorded on a blockchain and electronic signatures as having legal bearing in a court of law. The state joins Vermont and Arizona, two states that have already passed laws that recognize blockchain-based transactions. Also read: Philippines Building Crypto […]
US Drug Enforcement Agency confirms major use of crypto is speculative trading, not crime
The U.S. state of Ohio has joined Arizona in legally recognizing data stored and transacted on blockchain.
Nobel Prize winning economist thinks that the crypto markets could easily “collapse,” Kim Kardashian gets in Bitcoin with some light gambling–check out this week’s Hodler’s Digest
Dubai is planning to develop what it calls a “Court of the Blockchain” as part of a wider push for smart government operations.
An executive at the Financial Services Commission has called on politicians to pass a bill regulating cryptocurrency exchanges “as soon as possible.”
The U.K. Law Commission will review legal frameworks to ensure that British courts remain a “competitive” choice for businesses in an era of blockchain smart contracts
The U.K. Law Commission has launched research investigating reforms that would bring legal clarity to the use of blockchain-based smart contracts.
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 4 Does Your Money Serve the State or You? The State, in short, subjects people, whereas Society associates them voluntarily. – Felix Morley Two simple litmus tests determine whether money serves the state (organized force) or whether it serves […]
Lawmakers in South Korea are said to be racing to make laws to regulate the sector.
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 3 The Free Market Can Provide Law Crypto is the Wild West, and there ought to be a law. I agree. But agreement is the beginning of a vigorous dispute. It comes down to the question of “what is […]
YouTube has become a defendant in the BitConnect class action lawsuit, wherein claimants allege that YouTube was remiss in delisting videos promoting fraudulent behavior
Romania has drafted an emergency ordinance to regulate cryptocurrency issuing.