Legal Developments

[2017-07-21] South African Central Bank To Start Bitcoin Regulation (bitcointalk.org) 07/21/2017 - 8:08am
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[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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Central Bank of Albania Lists Five Most Important Bitcoin Risks in Public Warning (news.bitcoin.com) 07/15/2017 - 12:00pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com The central bank of Albania issued a public announcement on Thursday, warning citizens of the risks related to the use of digital currencies...
Swissquote Partners with Bitstamp to Offer Bitcoin Trading to 200,000+ Customers (news.bitcoin.com) 07/15/2017 - 9:00am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States Switzerland’s leading provider of online financial and trading services, Swissquote Bank, has partnered with bitcoin exchange Bitstamp to offer...
India's Supreme Court Seeks Answers as Bitcoin Legalization Focus Turns to Taxation (reddit.com) 07/14/2017 - 4:01pm
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[2017-07-14] Bobby Lee calls for Bitcoin Regulation (bitcointalk.org) 07/14/2017 - 11:35am
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Russian Border Cities Request Central Bank Legalize Bitcoin to Help Regional Economy (news.bitcoin.com) 07/09/2017 - 8:00am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Innovations, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, Russia, Wallet The Russian Central Bank has been asked to legalize bitcoin in the Leningrad region, particularly districts that border Estonia and Finland in...
UN Official Says Gangs are Globalizing via the Darknet (deepd.tw) 07/09/2017 - 1:21am
Bitcoin, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, United States According to a UN official , Central American crime groups have started to use the darknet to strengthen connections with transnational...
South Korea Sets Up Task Force to Determine if Bitcoin Needs Regulations (news.bitcoin.com) 07/04/2017 - 5:00pm
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Ethereum, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Following Rep. Park Yong-jin’s announcement of a proposed bill to provide a legal framework for digital currencies like bitcoin, South Korea has...
Japan to eliminate Bitcoin Taxation; Rise in Price expected (reddit.com) 07/04/2017 - 10:46am
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Delaware Passes Bill Recognizing Stock Trading via Blockchain Technology (news.bitcoin.com) 07/03/2017 - 10:00pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Stocks Delaware has passed a bill that legally recognizes the trading of stocks using blockchain technology. Although the state has sought to promote...
Markets Update: Bitcoin Bulls Are Back Testing Key Resistance Levels (news.bitcoin.com) 07/03/2017 - 2:13pm
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, China, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Wallet After a few days of consolidation, the price of bitcoin has started to move upwards after dropping to a low of $2290 USD per BTC earlier this...
Mining, Merchants, and Traders—Thailand’s Got the Bitcoin Fever (news.bitcoin.com) 07/02/2017 - 2:00am
Altcoins, ATM, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Ethereum, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, Wallet Over the past year, the use of cryptocurrencies in Thailand has been growing significantly as there have been many reports of citizens catching...
US Government Organizes 'Federal Blockchain Forum' for July (coindesk.com) 06/29/2017 - 2:00pm
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments The US government is set to host an inter-agency blockchain event next month. Source
India’s Finance Minister Holds Private Meeting On Bitcoin Regulation (news.bitcoin.com) 06/29/2017 - 2:00am
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Just recently Bitcoin.com reported that the Indian government was soon planning to regulate bitcoin and the use of virtual currencies within the...
Bitcoin Legal Experts: nChain SegWit Criticisms Are Flawed (reddit.com) 06/28/2017 - 11:18am
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Bitcoin Legal Experts: nChain SegWit Criticisms Are Flawed (coindesk.com) 06/28/2017 - 9:50am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments An evaluation of the possible legal risks of a bitcoin protocol change written by startup nChain has been criticised by industry legal experts...
Bitcoin Legalized by Indian Government (reddit.com) 06/27/2017 - 4:52pm
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UK Government to Spy on Users by Asking Messaging Apps to Weaken Encryption (deepd.tw) 06/24/2017 - 11:37am
Dark Web, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, Important People, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media Last week, British Prime Minister Theresa May received harsh criticisms from experts for her proposal to regulate the internet and essentially...
Indian Bitcoin Adoption Responds to Government Signalling for Regulation (news.bitcoin.com) 06/23/2017 - 12:00pm
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin The Indian government recently announced that it is in favor of regulating bitcoin. A task force is being set up to provide recommendations...
US Government Seeks Blockchain Solutions for Contract Bidding System (coindesk.com) 06/22/2017 - 10:45am
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments The US government’s main logistical agency is looking at blockchain as a way to re-envision its contract review process. Source
PBOC Will Not Release Regulations for Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Anytime Soon (news.bitcoin.com) 06/21/2017 - 10:00am
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, China, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Local Chinese publications reported last month that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) will issue regulatory guidelines for Chinese bitcoin...
[2017-06-20] Bitcoin Regulation sees ‘No Consensus’ Among South Korean Author (bitcointalk.org) 06/20/2017 - 10:35am
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[2017-06-20] Indian Government to Recommend Bitcoin Regulation Within 6 Months (bitcointalk.org) 06/20/2017 - 10:33am
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Indian Government to Recommend Bitcoin Regulation Within 6 Months (reddit.com) 06/20/2017 - 8:31am
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Indian Government to Recommend Bitcoin Regulation Within 6 Months (news.bitcoin.com) 06/20/2017 - 4:00am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com The Indian government will meet to discuss the regulatory framework of Bitcoin and other digital currencies next week, according to a local...
[2017-06-18] The US Government Clamps Down on Ability of Americans To Purchase (bitcointalk.org) 06/19/2017 - 4:27am
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Corrupt Fed’s “Frivolous” Appeal Denied in Silk Road Case (deepd.tw) 06/16/2017 - 1:44am
Dark Web, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, United States At least two former members of the US law enforcement agencies tasked with taking down the Silk Road demonstrated gross abuse of power. One of...
Nepal Joins Cadre of Communist Countries Who Seek to Stifle Local Bitcoin Adoption (news.bitcoin.com) 06/15/2017 - 11:30am
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, China, Hackers, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Russia, Wallet Nepal has emphasized the need to develop a legal framework for monitoring Bitcoin and other ‘informal channeling of funds’ during recent budget...
Bitcoin User Not Affected... "A family found ~$80million in gold coins left by their father. They took the coins to the mint for authentication, only to have them seized by the US Government." (reddit.com) 06/14/2017 - 9:20pm
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[2017-06-10] U.S. Lawmakers Ask IRS to Clarify Bitcoin Tax Guidelines (bitcointalk.org) 06/11/2017 - 5:04pm
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Russian Government To Introduce KYC Guidelines For Cryptocurrency Purchases (news.bitcoin.com) 06/10/2017 - 5:43pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Ethereum, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin, Russia The Russian Ministry of Finance has announced its intention to introduce KYC guidelines for cryptocurrency purchases, amidst increased user...
U.S. Lawmakers Ask IRS to Clarify Bitcoin Tax Guidelines (reddit.com) 06/10/2017 - 5:21pm
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