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Political attitude and new laws about using cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology

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.
Feb 07, 2017 at 14:25
Russian Ombudsman Proposes Allowing Businesses to Have Bitcoin Accounts
The Commissioner under the President of Russia on the Rights of Entrepreneurs, Boris Titov, recently suggested allowing businesses in the Kaliningrad, a federal subject of the Russian Federation located on the coast of the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania, to hold cryptocurrency accounts.
Jan 27, 2017 at 13:10
Regulation in Canada for Disruptive Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology
CoinIdol.com, world cryptocurrency news outlet, investigated the status of regulation in Canada for Bitcoin and blockchain technology.
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.
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