Republican US Senate candidate Austin Petersen, who is running in the 6 November 2018 election for a seat in Missouri, was forced to return a USD 130,000 Bitcoin donation due to campaign finance laws. This isn’t even the first time Petersen has been forced to return large Bitcoin donations during his campaign; he had to return […]
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Commissioner John Price has announced that the securities watchdog plans to extend guidelines for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in accordance with Australian Law. In a fintech event in Sydney last week, Price revealed to the audience that updates are in the pipeline which will affect overseas ICO fundraising […]
If there’s one thing a crypto recession’s good for, it’s rebuilding. It’s debatable whether we’re in a full-blown recession admittedly, but whatever you wanna call it, the charts ain’t looking too pretty. The upside to that is it’s a great time for looking elsewhere. With Easter imminent, it seems fitting that some of crypto’s biggest […]
Where do members of the US Congress stand on crypto? Here’s a peek, we’ve counted them all! #ANALYSIS
Last Tuesday Tennessee bureaucrats pushed forth a bill through the Tennessee Senate Ways and Means Committee that aims to obstruct government retirement funds from investing in digital assets like bitcoin. The bill has passed by a 10-0 vote and will move forward to the legislative chamber. Also read: Thailand Dodges Extreme Cryptocurrency Regulations Two Bills Aim […]
The head of the CFTC told lawmakers Thursday that any federal approach to crypto regulation should be “carefully tailored” to the risks involved.
The bitcoin space is a constant battle of truth versus untruth, rumor versus fact and optimism versus pessimism. With market manipulators up to their usual tricks and salty altcoiners crying FUD, it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake. This week truly had it all: keks, lies, and videotape beamed live from […]
“It’s important to remember that if there were no bitcoin, there would be no distributed ledger technology,” Giancarlo told a U.S. Senate committee.
As might be expected, Tuesday’s Senate hearing touched on cryptocurrencies’ volatility. But the head of the CFTC put the matter in perspective.
Initial coin offerings were one of several subjects up for discussion during Tuesday’s U.S. Senate hearing.
Congress will hold what may be the most consequential hearing in years on cryptocurrency Tuesday, with the heads of the SEC and CFTC in the hot seat.
A new state bill introduced to the Colorado Senate is looking at using blockchain technology to secure private data from cyberattacks.
A major defense spending bill passed by the US Senate yesterday calls for a blockchain study, public records show.
Senate Bill 1241, also known as “Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017, may stifle Bitcoin’s growth and innovation.
The CFTC has cited the advance of technologies like blockchain in a request to obtain additional funding for its oversight activities. Source