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Israel Might Finally Issue Clear Bitcoin Regulations (news.bitcoin.com) 11/19/2017 - 7:55pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Ambiguity can be dreadfully annoying when it comes to matters of law. Such is the case of bitcoin use in Israel, where citizens have yet to...
The IRS May Get Approval to Conduct Coinbase Tax Probe (news.bitcoin.com) 11/14/2017 - 11:55am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States This week the battle between the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the San Francisco firm Coinbase is heating up once again as a U.S...
PR: Alexander Borodich Develops Universa Blockchain Platform-Based Solution for the President of Russian Federation (news.bitcoin.com) 11/11/2017 - 5:03am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Russia This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin...
Canadian Police Issue Warning Over Bitcoin Tax Scam (coindesk.com) 11/09/2017 - 5:00am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments Police in York, Canada, have warned of a tax scam after over 40 people were convinced to send money via bitcoin ATMs.
US Government Arrests and Charges Alleged ICO Fraudster (coindesk.com) 11/01/2017 - 10:30pm
CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments New charges have been filed against a New York businessman accused in September of defrauding investors through two initial coin offerings (ICOs...
Ron Paul Says to US Government: "Keep Your Noses Out of Bitcoin" (reddit.com) 11/01/2017 - 1:39am
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Beautifully Spoken. Ignoring the BIP process?? They're not above the Bitcoin law.... LINK: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/these-international-bitcoin-communi... (reddit.com) 10/31/2017 - 6:21pm
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US Government Research Lab Eyes Blockchain in Energy Data Tests (coindesk.com) 10/31/2017 - 7:00am
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, United States A research lab within the U.S. Department of Energy has revealed it is exploring the application of blockchain in next-generation power grids.
Politician Ron Paul: US Government Should 'Stay Out' of Bitcoin (coindesk.com) 10/29/2017 - 10:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Important People, Legal Developments, United States Former U.S. Congressman Ron Paul said this week that he supports cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
US Government crackdown on LocalBitcoins.com sellers. Be careful out there if you sell on LocalBitcoins.com (reddit.com) 10/27/2017 - 11:46pm
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South Korea to Step Up Supervision of Bitcoin Trading After IMF Calls for Reform (news.bitcoin.com) 10/22/2017 - 7:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Following a meeting with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), South Korea is pushing for structural reforms which include strengthening the...
Bitcoin News Roundup 22.10.17 (deepd.tw) 10/22/2017 - 9:23am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Donate Bitcoins, Ethereum, Legal Developments, Litecoin, Now Accepting Bitcoin, Russia, Satoshi Nakamoto, United States This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Wikileaks founder thanked the U.S. government for the 50,...
US Fights Russia Over Alleged BTC-e Founder Extradition (deepd.tw) 10/20/2017 - 12:59am
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, Danger, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, Russia, Spy Grid, United States A Greek court cleared the way for Alexander Vinnik, a suspected operator of the Bitcoin exchange formerly known as BTC-e, to be cleared for...
Ha-ha. US Government tries to stop Wikileaks by cutting off their access to traditional banking. Makes them filthy rich instead. (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 11:07am
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Australia’s Bitcoin Regulation Bill Gets the Green Light (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 7:03am
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Australian Bitcoin Adoption Increases Following Regulatory Amendments (news.bitcoin.com) 10/16/2017 - 6:00am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Ethereum, Legal Developments, Litecoin, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, United States In recent months, the Australian government has sought to amend its bitcoin regulations – which were previously notoriously unfavorable to...
South Korea Prepares to Tax Bitcoin Use (news.bitcoin.com) 10/15/2017 - 1:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Shift, United States South Korea is preparing to tax bitcoin use after the cryptocurrency’s trading volume skyrocketed past that of Kosdaq. Han Seung-hee, the...
India’s National Internet Registry Breach, Data Spotted On Darknet (deepd.tw) 10/15/2017 - 12:40am
Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, Legal Developments Over 6,000 businesses in India have been reportedly breached by an unknown cyber criminal. The enterprise arm of IT security firm Quick Heal,...
Julian Assange: My deepest thanks to the US government, Senator McCain and Senator Lieberman for... erecting an illegal banking blockade against @WikiLeaks. ... ( the first time I heard of bitcoin. I downloaded the program..and never turned it on..sigh.) 10/14/2017 - 2:26pm
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Julian Assange: My deepest thanks to the US government, Senator McCain and Senator Lieberman for pushing Visa, MasterCard, Payal, AmEx, Mooneybookers, et al, into erecting an illegal banking blockade against @WikiLeaks starting in 2010. It caused us to in 10/14/2017 - 2:09pm
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Julian Assange thanks "US government, Senator McCain and Senator Lieberman for pushing Visa, MasterCard, Payal, AmEx, Mooneybookers" for 50,000% returns! (reddit.com) 10/14/2017 - 1:19pm
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Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies (news.bitcoin.com) 10/12/2017 - 7:00am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Important People, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Russia Following the meeting with Vladimir Putin, Russian regulators announced that cryptocurrencies will officially be regulated in Russia. The...
Bitcoin Illegal in Nepal? Police Arrest Seven Individuals for Trading Operations (news.bitcoin.com) 10/07/2017 - 9:30pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States This week seven individuals were arrested for running illegal bitcoin exchange operations in Nepal. According to Nepal’s Central Investigation...
ECB Considers “Legal Restraints” Against Bitcoin Says Council Member (news.bitcoin.com) 10/06/2017 - 2:00am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, China, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin This week the European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council member, Ewald Nowotny, stated in an interview that the ECB is discussing “legal...
US government misses out on $600 million payday by selling dirty bitcoins too early. (reddit.com) 10/03/2017 - 9:46pm
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Coinbase Co-Founder Eyes New Zealand Bitcoin Market (news.bitcoin.com) 10/02/2017 - 11:00am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Local media has reported that Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase, intends to meet with New Zealand financial regulators to discuss the...
Is Bitcoin the One Ring? (reddit.com) 10/01/2017 - 9:20am
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, Blockchain, China, Dark Web, Hackers, Legal Developments, reddit.com, reddit.com/r/bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto Bitcoin has (potential) control over all other currencies It grants the user access to the shadow realm (the dark web) It grants the user a form...
Bitcoin Tax in the UK - Explained (reddit.com) 09/28/2017 - 3:55am
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Cops cuff 'dark web drug baron' – after he flew to US for World Beard Championships (theregister.co.uk) 09/27/2017 - 5:49pm
Dark Web, Legal Developments, theregister.co.uk, theregister.co.uk, United States Hirsute French hipster 'found with $500,000 in BTC' A French national and suspected online drug dealer has been collared by US government agents...
US Government Awards $750k in New Blockchain Startup Grant (coindesk.com) 09/27/2017 - 1:30pm
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, Spy Grid A blockchain startup from Virginia has received additional funding from the US Department of Homeland Security for ID and online access...
25.09.17 Dark Web and Cybercrime Roundup (deepd.tw) 09/25/2017 - 1:48am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, China, Danger, Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Ethereum, How To, Important People, Legal Developments, Monero, Russia, Spy Grid, Wallet Russian Authorities Announced RAMP Takedown The Russian Anonymous Marketplace (RAMP), after the Alphabay and Hansa takedown , effectively tied...
China directly sponsoring crypto mining, screen shot taken from US government document link in comments (reddit.com) 09/24/2017 - 6:19pm
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Bitcoin News Roundup 24.9.17 (deepd.tw) 09/24/2017 - 7:52am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, China, Danger, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Fear Mongering, Hackers, Important People, Legal Developments, Litecoin, Mining, Now Accepting Bitcoin, Precious Metals This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon strikes Bitcoin again, says it’s...
Regulations Round-Up: Bitcoin Bad in Ukraine and Indonesia, ICOs Reviewed in Thailand (news.bitcoin.com) 09/24/2017 - 3:00am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Danger, Important People, Innovations, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com In recent days, several governments have issued statements pertaining to bitcoin regulations. The Indonesian and Ukrainian central banks have...
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.
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