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Trumping the IRS: Could the Timing Be Right for Bitcoin Tax Reform? (coindesk.com) 09/15/2017 - 7:00am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, United States With the U.S. political field looking ripe for tax reform, the cryptocurrency community could soon get much-needed clarification on IRS guidance.
[2017-09-15] China Moves Towards Tougher Bitcoin Regulation, But Not to Outrigh (bitcointalk.org) 09/15/2017 - 5:55am
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Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Face Stricter Regulation and Licensure (news.bitcoin.com) 09/13/2017 - 4:59pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, China, Legal Developments, Litecoin, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, United States Over the past week, bitcoiners everywhere have been focused on the speculative news of China ‘banning’ bitcoin and wondering if the stories were...
Xero to Offer Cross-Border Payments Through Bitcoin Partnership With Veem (news.bitcoin.com) 09/11/2017 - 5:00am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Important Companies, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin Cloud-based accounting software company Xero has announced that its users can now send cross-border payments using bitcoin technology thanks to...
US Politicians Want Tax Exemptions For Bitcoin Purchases Less Than $600 (news.bitcoin.com) 09/08/2017 - 4:00pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States, Wallet Two politicians want to make bitcoin purchases below $600 not subject to tax laws. The lawmakers, Representatives David Schweikert and Jared...
Markets Tumble Again – How Many Times can China Cry Wolf? (news.bitcoin.com) 09/08/2017 - 1:33pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, China, Fear Mongering, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com The cryptocurrency markets are blood red again as rumors circulate that China plans to shutter Bitcoin exchanges. This news comes on the heels...
The US Government Needs an IT Reboot – And It Wants the Blockchain's Help (coindesk.com) 09/08/2017 - 6:01am
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, United States U.S. government agencies are reaching out to the blockchain community for help drafting an action plan for bringing its IT systems up to speed.
Russian Official Claims Central Bank Has Approved First Cryptocurrency Exchange (news.bitcoin.com) 09/05/2017 - 2:00am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Important People, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Russia According to a recent interview with the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Yury Trutnev, Russia’s central bank has approved the country’s first...
South Korea Tightens Bitcoin Regulations, Will ‘Punish’ ICOs: Report (reddit.com) 09/04/2017 - 8:03am
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59 US Defense Agencies Have Stolen Data Online, Study Shows (deepd.tw) 09/04/2017 - 7:50am
Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, Legal Developments, Spy Grid, United States Owl Cybersecurity, the company with “the world’s largest commercially available database of DARKINT,” recently published the results of a study...
LibraryChain? US Government Grants $100k for New Blockchain Research (coindesk.com) 09/01/2017 - 5:00am
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, United States A U.S. federal agency has awarded a $100,000 grant to a research group in Arizona looking to apply blockchain to public library systems.
Report: Customer Complaints Against Coinbase Are on the Rise (coindesk.com) 08/29/2017 - 2:15pm
CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase is receiving the lion's share of customer complaints filed with the US government, according to a new report.
India Continues to Ponder Bitcoin Regulations as Cybercrime Soars (reddit.com) 08/25/2017 - 8:13am
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[2017-08-23]The IRS Uses Special Software to Find Bitcoin Tax Cheats Since 2015 (bitcointalk.org) 08/23/2017 - 8:35am
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[2017-08-21] A Bitcoin Law for Every State? (bitcointalk.org) 08/22/2017 - 4:01am
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A Bitcoin Law for Every State? Appetite and Animosity Greet Model US Regulation (coindesk.com) 08/21/2017 - 9:00am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments A bill for unifying state legislators around virtual currency business rules is seeing both interest and hostility, each from unexpected parties.
Bithumb Opens Walk-In Customer Service Center Following Unprecedented Growth (news.bitcoin.com) 08/17/2017 - 10:30pm
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com South Korea’s largest bitcoin exchange, Bithumb, is seeing unprecedented business growth and has opened a large customer support counter for in-...
Russian Lawmakers Delay Bitcoin Regulation Bill (news.bitcoin.com) 08/16/2017 - 7:00am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, How To, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Russia, United States Russian lawmakers have been waffling on how to regulate bitcoin. They have delayed a bill intended to provide a regulatory framework and...
Arrests of Bitcoin Miners in Ukraine Spark Questions About Legality (news.bitcoin.com) 08/14/2017 - 6:00am
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Farms, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com A recent raid of a bitcoin mining farm in a state-owned, empty swimming pool in Ukraine raises questions about the legality of the...
Bitcoin and Taxes (bitcoinmagazine.com) 08/10/2017 - 3:01pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, How To, Legal Developments, Mining, Precious Metals, United States Tax season can be confusing enough with complicated rules about what types of income are taxable and which are not; what can be written off and...
New Reality Docu-Series About Bitcoin to Explore Regulation (news.bitcoin.com) 08/08/2017 - 3:32am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Danger, Important People, Innovations, ION, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States, Wallet Ignition Creative have announced that they will be producing a “reality docu-series” exploring bitcoin regulation in partnership with Blockchain...
[2017-08-08] ‘Bitcoin Regulation Act’ Introduced in South Korea Bans MLMs (bitcointalk.org) 08/07/2017 - 1:52pm
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‘Bitcoin Regulation Act’ Introduced in South Korea Bans MLMs (news.bitcoin.com) 08/07/2017 - 7:09am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Ethereum, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Legislation outlining the regulatory framework for digital currencies including bitcoin in South Korea has been introduced by lawmaker Park Yong...
How will US government regulate the Bitcoin? (reddit.com) 08/05/2017 - 4:43am
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Most Drugs Don’t Expire (and Why the Government Already Knows This) (deepd.tw) 08/04/2017 - 7:20pm
deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, Precious Metals, United States New research from the California Poison Control System seems to confirm past studies which showed that generally most drugs can remain potent...
PR: ATLANT Real Estate Platform (news.bitcoin.com) 08/04/2017 - 1:32pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Ethereum, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin...
Panel Recommends Indian Government Take Immediate Steps to Stop Bitcoin Use (news.bitcoin.com) 08/02/2017 - 1:00pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin The panel formed by the Indian finance ministry has reportedly provided the government with some long-awaited recommendations on how to deal...
BTC-e Domain Seizure by U.S. Law Enforcement Sparks Jurisdiction Questions (news.bitcoin.com) 07/29/2017 - 12:47pm
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid, United States, Wallet On July 28, 2017, the bitcoin-exchange BTC-e domain was seized by six U.S. law enforcement agencies including the Secret Service. Many...
So did I just get robbed by the US Govt (btc-e)? (reddit.com) 07/28/2017 - 10:03pm
Bitcoin Exchanges, Legal Developments, reddit.com, reddit.com/r/bitcoin Had a large amount of savings in btc-e and it looks like the US government stole it from me. 100% legal funds. Not even an American...
BTC-e Seized by US Government (reddit.com) 07/28/2017 - 6:02pm
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Philadelphia Man Arrested For Trafficking Drugs over Darknet (deepd.tw) 07/28/2017 - 1:56pm
Bitcoin, China, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Important People, Legal Developments, Spy Grid, United States Henry Konah Koffie, 32, a resident of Darby, Pa. was arrested for possessing fentanyl drugs for distribution. Fentanyl has been reported to be a...
$110 Million: BTC-e Fined as US Vows Crackdown on Unregulated Exchanges (coindesk.com) 07/26/2017 - 9:20pm
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments The US government has unsealed an indictment against BTC-e and one of its alleged operators, assessing a $110m fine against the bitcoin exchange...
US Government Funds Blockchain Key Management Tool With $794k Grant (coindesk.com) 07/24/2017 - 11:30am
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments A blockchain startup has received new funding from the US government to develop blockchain key management solutions. Source
[2017-07-21] South African Central Bank To Start Bitcoin Regulation (bitcointalk.org) 07/23/2017 - 11:22am
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India Fights Over Which Government Body Will Regulate Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 07/23/2017 - 6:00am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Precious Metals As the Indian government discusses the regulatory framework for digital currencies such as bitcoin, a disagreement over which regulatory body...
[2017-07-20] South African Central Bank To Start Bitcoin Regulation Experiment (bitcointalk.org) 07/20/2017 - 12:15pm
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[2017-07-15] Venezuelan Candidate is for Bitcoin Legalization (bitcointalk.org) 07/16/2017 - 5:29am
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