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Republican Lawmaker Wants The US Government to Take a Lighter Approach when it Comes to Bitcoin and Blockchain (reddit.com) 09/22/2018 - 3:21pm
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Republican Lawmaker Wants The US Government to Take a Lighter Approach when it Comes to Bitcoin and Blockchain (roguecrypto.com) 09/22/2018 - 3:21pm
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Financial Blockades Are Bad for Humanity But Great for Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 09/22/2018 - 5:50am
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Frozen, Important People, Legal Developments, Money, news.bitcoin.com, Satoshi Nakamoto, Shift, United States, Wallet Vloggers. Sex workers. Conservatives. Iranians. People from every strata of society, with nothing in common, save for a shared grievance. All...
US Confiscates Millions in Cryptocurrencies in Alphabay Forfeiture Case (news.bitcoin.com) 09/18/2018 - 6:30pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Dark Web, Darknet, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, Money, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid, United States, Wallet This month the US District Court of Eastern California has been very busy dealing with cases involving the infamous and now defunct darknet...
Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen (news.bitcoin.com) 09/15/2018 - 11:25pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Ethereum, Frozen, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Omni, StableCoin, Wallet This week a blockchain researcher named Alex Lebed published a code review on the new stablecoin, the gemini dollar, created by the Gemini Trust...
Government-Funded Drug Trafficking Makes USD the World’s Dirtiest Currency (news.bitcoin.com) 09/12/2018 - 11:40pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Crypto, Legal Developments, Money, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid, United States Pablo Escobar. Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán. Rick Ross. Household names, each and every one of them; drug lords collectively responsible for...
The US government (and others) can seize any transaction on the Swift interbanking network. (red.it) 09/10/2018 - 10:15pm
Altcoins, Blockchain, China, Crypto, https://www.reddit.comCryptoCurrency, Important People, Legal Developments, Mining, Money, red.it, Reddit.com, Trump This is not theoretical, it has been done numerous times since 2002. One example is of a cigar seller in Denmark sending money to a German...
Amber Rudd Launches Government Crackdown on Dark web (deepd.tw) 04/25/2018 - 5:00pm
Dark Web, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, How To, Legal Developments Amber Rudd, a home secretary, and a conservative politician has revealed the plan of the government to provide funds to help in the fight...
Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Crypto Leakers, Hackers and Rappers (news.bitcoin.com) 04/25/2018 - 6:30am
Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Danger, Hackers, Innovations, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Today’s collection of Bitcoin in Brief stories from across the cryptosphere showcases how bitcoin is an unstoppable force. Even if one...
Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 04/25/2018 - 12:30am
Altcoins, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Donate Bitcoins, Important Companies, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin, United States Authorities in the state of Wisconsin have discussed the adoption of guidelines regarding cryptocurrency contributions to political campaigns,...
Coinbase has become an unreliable and even dangerous service, subject to arbitrary, non-transparent actions as it merged with the US banking sector and started to provide information on its customers to the US government. It has become everything that Bit 04/24/2018 - 7:49pm
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Craig Wright Moves to Dismiss 'Shakedown' Bitcoin Lawsuit (coindesk.com) 04/18/2018 - 12:08pm
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments, United States The man who claimed to be bitcoin's founder won't stand for this "attempted shakedown" in U.S. federal court.
'Lack of Understanding' Derails Georgia's Bitcoin Tax Bill (coindesk.com) 04/04/2018 - 1:31pm
Altcoins, coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments A Georgia bill to enable tax payments through cryptocurrencies failed to get out of committee, one of the measure's sponsors said.
The elephant in the room (reddit.com) 04/02/2018 - 2:14am
Legal Developments, reddit.com, reddit.com/r/bitcoin Sorry, no pictures of elephants. Just one word: tax. Everyone who's scratching their eyeballs out over the medium term price movements needs to...
The Chicago Board Options Exchange is asking the US government to allow Bitcoin ETF's... showing optimism about its long-term growth (reddit.com) 03/30/2018 - 5:21am
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Crypto Community Fears Passage of the CLOUD Act (news.bitcoin.com) 03/26/2018 - 4:58am
bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act just passed – almost in secret – tucked deep inside a voluminous spending package of well...
US Government Watchdog: Regulations Are Hobbling DLT Innovation (coindesk.com) 03/23/2018 - 2:00pm
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Innovations, Legal Developments, United States The U.S. Government Accountability Office said cumbersome U.S. financial regulations are inhibiting innovation by distributed ledger tech...
US government may attempt to ban addresses associated with bad individuals (reddit.com) 03/21/2018 - 7:13pm
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US Government Could Put Crypto Wallets on OFAC Sanctions List (coindesk.com) 03/21/2018 - 5:30pm
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments, Wallet The Treasury Department may start publishing wallet addresses along with the names of people and organizations with whom it forbids doing...
US Government to Submit 'Oversized' Argument in ICO Fraud Case (coindesk.com) 03/15/2018 - 2:10pm
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Danger, Legal Developments, United States U.S. prosecutors are planning an "oversized" response to a motion to dismiss in an ongoing – and potentially precedent-setting – ICO fraud...
"Tether is evil it's not decentralized its centralized and the day the US government wants to shut down tether they will I mean it's inevitable that tether goes down" (reddit.com) 03/11/2018 - 2:16pm
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Milestone Passed: Arizona's Bitcoin Tax Bill Passed Senate and Just Got a Big Vote of Confidence (reddit.com) 03/08/2018 - 2:47pm
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Arizona's Bitcoin Tax Bill Just Got a Big Vote of Confidence (coindesk.com) 03/08/2018 - 11:20am
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments A committee in the Arizona House of Representatives has recommended the passage of a bill allowing state residents to pay their tax bills in...
Georgia now Considering Bitcoin Tax Payments (reddit.com) 03/06/2018 - 2:12am
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US Government to confiscate 500BTC from Identification forgers (reddit.com) 03/04/2018 - 9:28am
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Belgian Tax Authority Going After Crypto Investors (news.bitcoin.com) 03/03/2018 - 4:55pm
Altcoins, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Cryptocurrency investments have attracted the attention of tax authorities in Belgium. Several investigations have been opened into cases of...
The US Government Wants to Keep $5.5 Million in Seized Bitcoin (coindesk.com) 03/02/2018 - 10:15am
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments, United States The U.S. Attorney's Office could soon confiscate another 500 bitcoins that have been seized from alleged ID forgers in Ohio.
Uzbekistan to Legalize Bitcoin and Support Developers (news.bitcoin.com) 02/25/2018 - 6:05pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Innovations, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com Uzbekistan has taken the road to bitcoin legalization. In accordance with a presidential decree, a law regulating “electronic money” should be...
Counterpoint: No new bitcoin regulations are needed (reddit.com) 02/25/2018 - 2:17am
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Austria Wants to Regulate Bitcoin like Gold and Derivatives (news.bitcoin.com) 02/23/2018 - 11:55pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, bitcoin.com, Danger, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Precious Metals Austria Finance Minister Hartwig Löger is urging both his country and the broader European Union to treat cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a...
Venezuela Orders Government Services to Accept Any Cryptocurrency (news.bitcoin.com) 02/22/2018 - 4:55pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Precious Metals Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s consular services, as well as several other services and gas stations, to accept...
US Government Arrests Bitcoin Stock Exchange Founder (coindesk.com) 02/21/2018 - 3:35pm
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments, Stocks, United States The owner of BitFunder, a long-defunct bitcoin investment platform, has been hit with two lawsuits filed by the U.S. government.
White House Official: Bitcoin Regulation Won’t Happen Anytime Soon (reddit.com) 02/19/2018 - 5:16am
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US Government will not Pass Bitcoin Regulations Soon (reddit.com) 02/17/2018 - 4:15am
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Several States Spearhead Bitcoin Adoption in the U.S. (news.bitcoin.com) 02/16/2018 - 4:47pm
Altcoins, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, How To, Innovations, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, United States U.S. states with positive attitudes have advanced towards bitcoin legalization – a process that a growing number of elected officials consider...
US Government Not Passing Bitcoin Regulations Anytime Soon According To White House Official (reddit.com) 02/16/2018 - 2:49pm
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Germany and France Push for Bitcoin Regulation at G20 March Summit (reddit.com) 02/10/2018 - 10:04am
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Arizona Closer to Accepting Bitcoin and Regulating ICOs (news.bitcoin.com) 02/09/2018 - 2:35pm
Altcoins, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin, United States Arizona may become the first U.S. state to legalize bitcoin as a payment option for tax purposes. Bills to that end have been advancing in the...
2018 - 2030: The grand battle between bitcoin, precious metals and fiat currency (reddit.com) 02/05/2018 - 1:38am
Banking Cartel, Blockchain, China, Fear Mongering, Legal Developments, Precious Metals, reddit.com, reddit.com/r/bitcoin, Russia I have seen things. Don't ask me how. My dreams can be cryptic. The destruction of fiat has already begun in earnest, but we're only in the 1st...
India’s Finance Minister Confirms Crypto Not Recognized as Legal Tender, Media Panics (news.bitcoin.com) 02/03/2018 - 1:05pm
Altcoins, bitcoin.com, Danger, Fear Mongering, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com India’s Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, has confirmed that the country’s government will not recognize cryptocurrencies as legal tender, adding...
Leaked Document Appears to Show NSA Infiltrated Cryptos, Tor, VPN (news.bitcoin.com) 02/02/2018 - 8:55am
Altcoins, bitcoin.com, Dark Web, Fear Mongering, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid, United States A photograph posted on imageboard 4chan appears to show a leaked 21 August 2017 memorandum from the US Army Cyber Protection Brigade. The...
Senate of Nigeria Launches Probe of Bitcoin Trading in the Country (news.bitcoin.com) 02/01/2018 - 11:55pm
Banking Cartel, bitcoin.com, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Nigeria is known to have one of the biggest and fastest growing bitcoin markets in the whole of Africa. The authorities in the country have...
Coinbase Sends American Clients IRS Tax Form 1099-K (news.bitcoin.com) 02/01/2018 - 6:55pm
bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com If you are an American client of Coinbase and made plenty of transactions during 2017, you better check your email. The company sent out tax...
Bitcoin Tax Reporting Software Developer Node40 Acquired for $8m (news.bitcoin.com) 01/31/2018 - 11:59pm
Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Important People, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com A publicly traded Canadian crypto miner has just made a $8 million bet that all bitcoin users around the world will eventually be compelled to...
Bitcoin Tax Payments Bill Advances in Arizona (coindesk.com) 01/31/2018 - 1:00pm
coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments Lawmakers in Arizona have advanced a proposal that would allow residents in the state to pay their taxes in bitcoin.
Us Government Scientists: “Bitcoin Is a Fork and Bitcoin Cash Is the Original” (news.bitcoin.com) 01/29/2018 - 12:25pm
Altcoins, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, How To, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, United States Answering demands from the private and public sectors, US government scientists have created a guide to the technology behind bitcoin and its...
Indians Expect Clarity on Bitcoin Taxes within Days (news.bitcoin.com) 01/27/2018 - 5:30pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Important People, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com Under mounting pressure to make decisions and take steps to clarify cryptocurrency matters, the Indian government may soon shed some light on...
Securities are called that because they have liabilities. Stocks have a liability to companies, the USD has a liability to the US government, but Bitcoin has a liability to nobody. It has a very low cost to store, very easy to conceal, which makes it a gr 01/24/2018 - 10:03am
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US Government Lab, BlockCypher Tap Blockchain for P2P Energy Transactions (coindesk.com) 01/24/2018 - 6:00am
Blockchain, coindesk.com, CoinDesk.com, Legal Developments, United States BlockCypher and a U.S. Energy Department lab are developing solutions allowing energy transactions to be settled across blockchains.
Your Taxes Paid for a Lot of Blockchain Surveillance Last Year (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 6:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Dark Web, Hackers, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid, United States Governments worldwide have been ramping up regulations for cryptocurrencies and hiring research and blockchain surveillance teams. One firm that...
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