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Political attitude and new laws about using cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology

Apr 21, 2017 at 12:55
Political Party To Use Cryptocurrency To Train Candidates For Elections
Russian political party Party of Growth has recently announced the launch of a new Blockchain-based system, called "People of Growth", and their own cryptocurrency, called “Upcoin”. For the first time, Blockchain technology becomes the organizational basis for a political party.
Apr 17, 2017 at 13:25
Belgium to Restrict All Transactions with Bitcoin
The Belgian Minister of Justice has proposed to confiscate all cryptocurrencies in circulation and start regulating all transactions with digital currencies. This might mark the end of free use of digital currencies in Belgium.
Apr 12, 2017 at 11:00
Russia May Recognize Bitcoin In 2018
The Russian Deputy Finance Minister, Alexey Moiseev, has said that authorities hope to recognize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Russia in 2018.
Apr 07, 2017 at 16:17
Pay Taxes to Earn Merits, Cryptocurrency of The EU's Youngest Country
The micronation, located between Serbia and Croatia, will be celebrating its second anniversary next week. Zlatko Sucic, Liberland’s Commercial Attache to Serbia told to a correspondent from Coinidol.com about the country’s own form of cryptocurrency, called Merit and the way to get citizenship of the state.
Apr 07, 2017 at 13:02
Sanctions Against Russian Banks Joining The R3 Blockchain Consortium
R3 is not yet ready to accept Russian banks as members of the Blockchain consortium. The largest bank in Russia, Sberbank, wanted to join the R3 Blockchain consortium, however, R3 has made it clear that this application would be rejected due to sanctions.
Apr 04, 2017 at 10:47
Japanese Market Anticipating Benefit From Bitcoin Legalization
The Japanese market is looking forward to Bitcoin legalization as it promises numerous benefits for companies. The bill came into force on April 1st. And that is not an April’s Fool joke! Most market players believe these new rules will cause a significant boost to the Japanese economy as new regulations will make it easier for their customers to know what is legal, and what is not.
Mar 15, 2017 at 12:27
US Customs Agents Access Mobile Phones to Trap Bitcoin Information
The New US administration under Donald Trump has raised the Border security at customs points when entering the US. Customs agents are searching mobile phones and other electronic devices using a complex algorithm to establish what Bitcoin or any other security info may be contained on the gadget.
Mar 07, 2017 at 12:24
Prime Minister of Russia Calls to Use Blockchain in Russian Economy
Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia, who is also an ex-president of the Russian Federation, instructed authorities to adopt Blockchain technology in the Russian economy.

Feb 15, 2017 at 16:35
The Philippines To Regulate Bitcoin Activities
As Bitcoin become more powerful and more widespread day by day, many countries are now considering the best ways of harbouring the cryptocurrency. The Philippines is the latest country to consider guidelines that will shape the development of a regulatory standard for Bitcoin.
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