Nov 13, 2019 at 09:31
FBI Leaders Say Bitcoin Is a Major Threat to the US
The FBI thinks bitcoin can pose a general threat to the USA. During an inquiry on security threats fronting the US and the world at large, an American lawyer serving as a Director FBI Christopher Asher Wray affirmed this to the chief oversight agency dubbed Senate Homeland Security Committee and Government Affairs.
Oct 04, 2019 at 11:42
U.S. Court Orders Longfin Cryptocurrency Firm to Pay Nearly $7 Mln in Fines
Longfin Corp., a NASDAQ-listed independent finance and tech firm, that unexpectedly jumped onto the cryptocurrency bandwagon with the aim of benefiting from the bitcoin (BTC) bull run that happened in December 2017, was recently ordered by a New York federal court to recompense around $7,000,000 in fines and disgorgement for fake operations, as per a U.S. SEC report issued on Sept 30.
Sep 09, 2019 at 09:47
Developing 'Crypto' Is Better Than Tracking Bitcoin Users, NSA Decides
The United States (US) defense intelligence authority the National Security Agency (NSA) is purportedly designing a quantum-resistant crypto. The NSA has circumscribed it resources and undertakings in the blockchain and cryptoasset arena to track all Bitcoin (BTC) users, and it has even gone ahead to create its own electronic money.
Another Bitcoin ETF Suspended: How Long Must We Wait?
The United States (US) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) postponed another VanEck Bitcoin ETF approval, as per an authorized SEC filing on Monday. The US SEC, one of the agencies in charge of implementing federal securities law, as well as regulating the securities sector, stock and exchanges such as digital securities markets, said that it still needs time to collect more key information.
Maryland to Enable Usage of Blockchain in Record Keeping
Recently, the Governor of Maryland, United States, Larry Hogan, officially signed a bill into law to amend the General Corporation Law of the state. Senate Bill 136 enables the industrial use of blockchain by private corporations to carry out proper and secure record keeping. The new amendments will come into force in October this year.
U.S Presidential Candidate Calls for Cryptocurrency Regulatory Clarity
The prominent blockchain and cryptocurrency advocate Andrew Yang, who also wants to participate in the 2020 United States (U.S) presidential election on the Democratic party ticket, could win all votes from the crypto community in the nation. Andrew has now officially declared his plans to create strong and effective regulations on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and others, which the country presently lacks.
U.S SEC’s FinHub Published Framework for Crypto Assets
The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a “Framework for ‘Investment Contract’ Analysis of Digital Assets” on Wednesday April 3 to enable all market entities to determine whether or not a crypto (digital asset) is considered an investment contract, and if so, a security.
LATOKEN Schedules BEF USA to Link VC Funds with Top Crypto Startups
Three cities in the USA: Los Angeles (1-3 May), San Francisco (6-8 May) and New York (9-10 May) are chosen to host the next Blockchain Economic Forum by LATOKEN. It is already the 5th BEF, previously it has been held in Davos (2019), San Francisco (2018), Singapore (2018) and New York (2017).
Was the Domain of Nakamotosatoshi Purchased for 100 BTC?
The mystery of the Bitcoin creator’s identity, known as Satoshi Nakamoto, thrills minds of crypto enthusiasts and intelligence services (if they don’t know it already) for close to a dozen years. Last year the interest to the identity of a mysterious genius (or geniuses?) has got new powerful impulses, provoked by a series of unexpected news.