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Political attitude and new laws about using cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology

Aug 21, 2019 at 12:17
India: Maharashtra State Plans to Use Blockchain in Sensitive Areas
India’s second most populous state and third-largest state by area, Maharashtra, is considering adopting blockchain tech in many fields including vehicle registration, document management systems, agriculture marketing and supply chains. The state’s administration is working on a regulatory sandbox for experimenting blockchain and distributed ledger tech (DLT) solutions across different significant applications. It really wants to enhance the efficiency, speed and efficacy of their operations.
Aug 19, 2019 at 12:35
Blockchain Technology to Help in Rental Reform in Malta
Malta plans to use a Blockchain-based approach to register rental agreements, according to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. As the government is trying to bring new rent reform, an announcement has been made that the reforms are going to be completed soon, where all rental agreements will be properly registered on an effective Blockchain network. Malta has for long been considered as a blockchain hub in Europe and the world at large.
Aug 17, 2019 at 11:07
Russia Plans to Use Ethereum-Based DLT System for City Administrative E-Services
The Department of Information Technologies of Moscow (DIT) recently revealed an auction to develop an Ethereum-based distributed ledger tech (DLT) system which can offer administrative electronic services to over 50.2 million residents living in the federal city of Russia, Open Media reports.
Aug 15, 2019 at 13:05
Bitcoin Payments and Blockchain Tech Enters Banking Sector of Latin America
In an effort to enable effective transnational payments using the Bitcoin Blockchain, around 60 Latin American banking institutions where almost 20 million users are active customers of money management services, are now busy developing modern financial systems based on distributed ledger tech, and this will give the people of South American countries an option to make Bitcoin payments.
Aug 14, 2019 at 13:45
U.S. SEC Postpones Verdicts on 3 Bitcoin ETFs Applications by Asset Managers
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the agency responsible for regulating electronic securities markets in America, has once again postponed its verdict on 3 Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) applications. ETFs are considered by many in the digital asset industry as a breakthrough for mass adoption of BTC and other virtual currencies.
Aug 13, 2019 at 12:24
USA, Italy, and Denmark to Use Blockchain in E-Voting
A good number of countries including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy, Estonia, Ukraine, Denmark and Russia are planning to use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to conduct their polls via sophisticated electronic processes and in other vital sectors. As the US presidential elections are getting closer, some blockchain-friendly candidates including Andrew Yang are proposing the use of the technology in e-polling, to avoid vote rigging and manipulation of poll results as what happened in the last elections.
Aug 13, 2019 at 10:38
China is Ready to Launch a Central Bank Cryptocurrency
The world’s most populous country, China, is now more than willing to launch its new state-backed cryptocurrency, according to an official statement from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). With its population of over 1.4 billion people, if every Chinese decides to use this new stablecoin and may be one more token, the market for cryptocurrencies will see a major boost.
Aug 12, 2019 at 10:48
US District Judge Orders Coinbase to Pay for Negligence
Following Coinbase’s roll out of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) back in December 2017, United States District Judge of San Francisco, California, Vince Chhabria, has made a final verdict and advised the users to go on with a “negligence suit” if they want to do so. The California based cryptocurrency giant could face negligence suit for illegally adding BCH, the world’s fourth cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
Aug 10, 2019 at 10:52
The Role of Blockchain in the Smart City Platform in Italy
The path towards the realization of Smart City can be seen as a real innovation laboratory in which themes linked to the quality of services and life are merged with new responses for environmental sustainability, safety, mobility and quality of work. This path has experienced an exciting phase in which the cities experimented and adopted new forms of innovation including blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), etc.in many different areas.
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