Materials by tag France

Jan 03, 2020 at 08:25
Countries that Changed their Cryptocurrency Laws in 2019
As we welcome the year 2020, we look back to what transpired in the 12 months of 2019. In this article we shall review the countries who changed their cryptocurrency regulation most in the year 2019.
Dec 24, 2019 at 15:45
Russia-US War Gets Hotter with Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hacker to be Extradited to France
For over two years now, there has been an ongoing fight between the courts of different countries over the case involving founder of BTC-e Alexander Vinnik from Russia, suspected to have illegally stolen huge sums of Bitcoin (in billions) by Mark Karpeles, the French founder of the collapsed Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox. Now, the case looks to be reaching its end.
Sep 17, 2019 at 14:29
France Shows Red Light to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency
Recently, French financial authorities have shared major concerns about new cryptocurrencies being introduced onto the market. France is planning to block the development of Facebook’s cryptocurrency known as Libra claiming that the token will bring a huge risk to monetary sovereignty in the country and Europe at large.
Apr 18, 2019 at 14:19
Will we Observe Bitcoin Sign on the Spire of Notre Dame?
The famous Cathedral in France was heavily damaged by fire on Monday. As a result of the fire, the roof collapsed and the spire of the building fell. France’s President Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore Notre Dame de Paris. French billionaires, large corporations as well as bitcoin philanthropists have made donations for restoring the building.
Feb 26, 2019 at 18:09
Italy Plans to Train & Inform Citizens About Blockchain Uses
Besides insiders, very few people in Italy and globally understand what Blockchain technology is, according to research conducted by the GBBC – the Global Blockchain Business Council. That’s one of the reasons why Italy has invested heavily in the lucrative blockchain industry before other countries come in to compete. Also, this innovative technology is seeing a superb moment, with the government’s (MiSE) consideration to create a task force of high-level experts to create a national strategy.
Nov 25, 2018 at 09:24
French Tobacco Shops to Start Selling Bitcoin By Early 2019
French tobacco shops, places where customers go to purchase cigarettes and lottery tickets, will begin providing Bitcoins to clients from early 2019 through a deal with Keplerk, a giant French fintech firm.
Oct 03, 2018 at 14:53
Police Arrest French Security Official for Selling 'Top Sensitive Secrets' for Crypto
A senior French security official has earned himself a quick ticket to the Bastille after being arrested for purportedly selling "sensitive state secrets" on the Dark Web in exchange for Crypto.
Jun 21, 2018 at 13:22
A New Giant Accelerator Lifts France's Blockchain Support and Motivation
The new European blockchain accelerator launch that happened this week in Paris, the capital of France, is one of the signals showing how cryptocurrency technologies sectors have changed with a powerful striking effect over the past few months in the country.
Apr 19, 2018 at 09:16
Celebrating the First Anniversary of iExec's ICO
On April 19, 2017, French-Chinese company, iExec, successfully closed a record breaking crowdsale of its cryptocurrency. iExec offer a new blockchain based solution to decentralized Cloud Computing. One year later, we are presented with the opportunity to look back and make an assessment of the project’s development since this initial fundraiser and look forward to what we will see next from iExec.
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