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Blockchain Gains US Momentum as Ohio Examines New Bill

The US state of Ohio is currently proposing a change to state law through a bill which will legally recognize smart contracts and storage of records on a blockchain, according to Coindesk. There are several states in the US that have adopted blockchain-associated laws. Vermont, Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Nevada, and Tennessee are among these states. […]

Tennessee Warns Consumers About Steven Seagal-Backed Bitcoiin, Passes Bill Recognizing Blockchain and Smart Contracts

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 […]

Tennessee Lawmakers Aim to Obstruct Retirement Funds from Cryptos

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 […]

Music City to Lock in Bitcoin Legality in Tennessee

A Nashville lawmaker wants to ensure the future of cryptocurrency as a legal form of payment for the state of Tennessee. Legislator wants to ensure legal Bitcoin In a city famous for not only making country music stars but also for worthless contracts and payment disputes, Democratic Representative Jim Powell introduced a bill that will officially […]