Legislation

New Legislation Threatens the Growth of Cryptocurrency in the USA, Is It an Attempt to Clear the Way for Digital Dollar?
Jul 03, 2020 at 13:52
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New Legislation Threatens the Growth of Cryptocurrency in the USA, Is It an Attempt to Clear the Way for Digital Dollar?
The US Senate adopted new legislation allowing law enforcement agencies to access encrypted data. Such provisions would complicate the operation of the cryptocurrency industry within the country, forcing businesses to go offshore.
Crypto Nation Is Growing: Switzerland Improves Environment for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Jul 01, 2020 at 12:50
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Crypto Nation Is Growing: Switzerland Improves Environment for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Dubbed Crypto Nation for its friendly stance for innovations including blockchain and cryptocurrency, Switzerland confirmed the name once more. A new legal package passed by the Swiss Federal Council is going to remove all existing legal barriers for startups.
South Korea will Revise its Regulatory Framework Before Launching Digital Won
Jun 15, 2020 at 13:42
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South Korea will Revise its Regulatory Framework Before Launching Digital Won
The Bank of Korea established an advisory group to revise the legislative framework before the launch of the digital won. Despite their CBDC will more resemble a digital version of fiat currency, it is obvious that the existing financial legislation should be adjusted to the circulation of a new digital asset.
Illegal Cryptocurrency-Accepting Streaming Channel Busted by European Police
Jun 12, 2020 at 13:15
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Illegal Cryptocurrency-Accepting Streaming Channel Busted by European Police
Another group of criminals exposed by European police. This time it was a group of pirates running their own streaming service with over 40,000 channels offering various kinds of content.
The Trade-Off Between Energy Use and a Healthy Economy: Kyrgyzstan Lawmakers Debate on Bitcoin Mining Tax Bill
Jun 10, 2020 at 09:42
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The Trade-Off Between Energy Use and a Healthy Economy: Kyrgyzstan Lawmakers Debate on Bitcoin Mining Tax Bill
After announcing an official ban on cryptocurrency use in 2014, the Kyrgyz Republic seems to be reconsidering its legal frameworks around crypto trading and mining.
Integrating Sharia Law In Bitcoin or How Exchanges Cater to Muslims
Jun 06, 2020 at 08:49
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Integrating Sharia Law In Bitcoin or How Exchanges Cater to Muslims
Money is among the most important aspects of our day to day lives. The way we handle and perceive money is controlled by our religious and cultural beliefs.
Albania Passes Law to Act as Legal Framework for Cryptocurrency
May 24, 2020 at 12:22
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Albania Passes Law to Act as Legal Framework for Cryptocurrency
On Thursday, May 21, the Albanian government officially passed a comprehensive law on the regulation of cryptocurrency-related businesses drafted by the Ministry of Finance and Economy.
Venezuelans Will be Able to Shop Using Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
May 20, 2020 at 14:31
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Venezuelans Will be Able to Shop Using Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
The economically struggling South American country and a strong supporter of crypto as a means of payment will see over 20,000 merchants recognize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as legal tender for shopping come June.
Flip Sides of Cryptocurrency Regulations: Pros and Cons
Apr 23, 2020 at 12:25
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Flip Sides of Cryptocurrency Regulations: Pros and Cons
Regulations are meant to bring an element of market stability and reduce the risk from fraudulent operations on the market. However, in certain cases, regulations may damage the price and even pose certain cryptoassets under existential threat.
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