Politics

Jan 12, 2017 at 11:35
EU Planning a Database That Will Link User IDs to Cryptocurrency Wallets
The European Union is planning a database that will assign every cryptocurrency wallet to its holder’s identity. After recently being hit hard by Terrorist activities, the EU believes a lot of the funding for terrorism is done anonymously through bitcoin.
Jan 10, 2017 at 10:55
China Launches Fresh Bitcoin Crackdown
China is struggling with containing capital flight out of the economy. Due to economic uncertainty, most Chinese investors feel safer investing abroad than in China. The most recent attempt to control capital flight in China has been an attempt to seal off the Bitcoin corridor.
Dec 16, 2016 at 14:40
The First State in Asia to Adopt Blockchain to Fight Cybercrime
Andhra Pradesh, an Indian state located on the Southeastern coast of the country, has been reported as the first in Asia where the state government has introduced Blockchain technology to protect a database from cyber-attacks.
Dec 15, 2016 at 16:01
Venezuelans Turn To Bitcoin Mining To Offset Economic Depression
Venezuela, one of South America’s biggest oil-producing nations, is an economically depressed nation characterized by high rates of unemployment, food rationing and massive migration to other countries, including Europe. Despite all this, the socialist government is offering almost free electricity to people which aids Bitcoin mining activities.
Dec 08, 2016 at 16:37
The Influence of Referendum in Italy on Cryptocurrencies in Europe
The Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, has taken the all-time risk of pledging to resign after a negative result of a referendum on a constitutional reform which could make it easier for the government to pass laws without unnecessary delays.
Dec 06, 2016 at 17:08
Central Banks of Benin and Togo to Run National Cryptocurrencies
Two more West African countries - Benin and Togo - have joined the list of countries to have their own cryptocurrencies controlled by central banks following the pioneers of the initiative - Tunisia and Senegal.
Dec 05, 2016 at 14:21
Governor Of The Bank of Japan Calls For Understanding Of Blockchain
The governor of the Bank of Japan expressed the potential of Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies in modern economy development at the International Financial Forum, held in Tokyo on Monday, December 5.
Dec 02, 2016 at 10:50
Russian Tax Service To Treat Bitcoin As A Foreign Currency
The Russian Federal Tax Service has published a letter on measures to control cryptocurrency circulation and exchange.
Nov 21, 2016 at 13:26
The Head Of Russia's Largest Bank Admits To Speculating With Bitcoin
While most Bitcoin users in Russia prefer to hide their interest in cryptocurrency, because of the unclear outlook on cryptocurrency regulation, the head of Russia’s largest bank – Sberbank – has confirmed that he has exchanged some of the Bitcoins he had into fiat money.
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