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Craig Wright Moves to Dismiss 'Shakedown' Bitcoin Lawsuit (coindesk.com) 04/18/2018 - 12:08pm
Bitcoin, 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, Bitcoin, 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.
TAXES APPLICABLE ON BITCOIN IN INDIA| BITCOIN TAXES 04/04/2018 - 11:15am
/vimeo.com, Altcoins, Blockchain, How To, Legal Developments, Mining, vimeo.com Taxation on income from Bitcoin depends on the source of Bitcoin generation, watch this video to understand: 1- Should profit made by selling...
The elephant in the room (reddit.com) 04/02/2018 - 2:14am
Bitcoin, 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, 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
Bitcoin, 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, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Sphere 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
Bitcoin, 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, 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, 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, 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
Bitcoin, 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, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, How To, Innovations, Legal Developments, Litecoin, 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, 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, Bitcoin, 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, 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, bitcoin.com, Boolberry, Bytecoin, Dark Web, EGGS, Fear Mongering, Legal Developments, Monero, 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, 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, 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, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Dash, 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
Bitcoin, 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, 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, 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, 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...
Korean Lawmaker Shows Evidence Government Embargo Led to Market Manipulation (news.bitcoin.com) 01/20/2018 - 4:25am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Swing A South Korean lawmaker has shown how the government’s announcement policy enabled market manipulation last week following the news of possible...
Bitcoin up 7% on US Government Shutdown News (reddit.com) 01/20/2018 - 12:15am
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The Futility of Government Bans – Bitcoin Always Finds a Way (news.bitcoin.com) 01/15/2018 - 10:55pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, China, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, Stocks, United States Cryptocurrencies have been threatened at one point or another by nearly every country on the planet. Rarely does a government venture beyond...
St. Louis Fed: In Some Ways, Bitcoin Is More Robust Than Many Fiat Currencies (bitcoinmagazine.com) 01/15/2018 - 1:04pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Colored Coins, Danger, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Legal Developments, Mining, Precious Metals, United States In a recent article on the basics of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ( PDF ), Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schär of the Federal Reserve...
The Bitcoin.com Podcast Network Presents: This Week In Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 01/13/2018 - 6:44am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Not Accepting Bitcoin, Now Accepting Bitcoin This week the cryptocurrency portal Bitcoin.com launched a new podcast called “This Week In Bitcoin” with host Matt Aaron, who discusses the...
Romania Police Arrest a Darknet Ransomware Gang of Five (deepd.tw) 01/12/2018 - 3:39pm
Bitcoin, Danger, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, Legal Developments, Russia, Spy Grid, United States Romanian police made their first ransomware related arrest in five years. According to Europol, the Romanian police responded to the call of...
Australian Taxation Office Creates Task Force to Go After Bitcoin Traders (news.bitcoin.com) 01/11/2018 - 7:32am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Satoshi Nakamoto Are you an Australian citizen and worried you might not be paying all the taxes you are due on your bitcoin investments? Well, worry no more...
Two More Bitcoin ETF Proposals Withdrawn (news.bitcoin.com) 01/09/2018 - 1:55pm
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, Stocks, United States The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly informed two bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) aspirants their cryptocurrency...
Vermont Senator Proposes Digital Currency Tax Legislation (news.bitcoin.com) 01/09/2018 - 3:10am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States Earlier this week Senator Alison Clarkson (D) from Vermont has proposed legislation that outlines a use case for government-based cryptocurrency...
Vietnam Expedites Cryptocurrency Legal Framework – Ready End of January (news.bitcoin.com) 01/07/2018 - 1:59pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, China, How To, Innovations, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com The government of Vietnam has taken steps to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency regulation that will affect Bitcoin. The executive power...
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