カテゴリー: Georgia

Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Halts Major American City’s Government and Police

Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Halts Major American City’s Government and PoliceMany government services in Atlanta, Georgia, a major metropolitan US city, were brought to a halt this week. Ransomware appeared on municipal computers, urging a payment of $51,000 in equivalent bitcoin, otherwise vital city functions would be shut down. The hackers made good on their threat, and services all over the city were impacted, including […]

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Georgia Lawmakers Propose Tax Amendment That Allows Bitcoin Payments

Georgia Lawmakers Propose Tax Amendment That Allows Bitcoin PaymentsResidents from the state of Georgia may soon be able to pay their taxes in bitcoin as two senators have introduced a bill that allows digital currency payments for tax obligations and licensure fees. Also Read: Nasdaq-Listed “Blockchain” Companies Hit With New Legal Troubles The State of Georgia May Allow Residents to Pay Taxes in Bitcoin […]

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New Bitcoin Embassy Opens in the United States

New Bitcoin Embassy Opens in the United StatesA mooted Bitcoin Embassy is the first of its kind, since an early attempt in New York City, for a bitcoin gathering place. It was American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Editorial Director Jeffrey Tucker who had a revelation of sorts to establish a Bitcoin Embassy in the United States. The idea is to bring […]

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Law to Legalize Crypto Mining Introduced in Armenia

Law to Legalize Crypto Mining Introduced in ArmeniaArmenia may soon follow in the footsteps of countries like Belarus in regards to crypto regulation. Newly proposed legislation provides the basis for legalizing and regulating cryptocurrency mining in the country. Tax exemptions and other incentives will be offered to miners. If the draft law is adopted, businesses will be able to operate mining facilities […]

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Massachusetts Joins List of US States Hostile to Bitcoin

Massachusetts Joins List of US States Hostile to BitcoinLifelong Massachusetts politician, William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth, turned sudden investment and currency expert this week, is issuing a seven-point warning about the perils of bitcoin. The uncharitable statement lands New England’s most populated region in the hostile category, joining a half dozen other states in anti-bitcoin mania. Also read: Rise of the Bitcoin […]

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Coinsource Adds 18 Bitcoin ATMs in Atlanta, Among Ten Most Unbanked US Cities

Coinsource Adds 18 Bitcoin ATMs in Atlanta, Among Ten Most Unbanked US CitiesThe Texas-based bitcoin ATM network, Coinsource has deployed 20 new machines in the state of Georgia, marking its single largest installation to date. 18 bitcoin ATMs have been installed in the city of Atlanta, and 2 machines in the nearby college town of Athens. Also Read: NYU Plans to Launch an Undergraduate Course in Cryptocurrencies […]

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Trump’s Federal Reserve Nominee: Cryptos “Don’t Really Matter Today”

Trump's Federal Reserve Nominee Under Oath: Cryptos "Don't Really Matter Today," "Not Big Enough"President Donald Trump’s nominee for Chair of the Federal Reserve, current Board Governor Jerome “Jay” Hayden Powell, participated in the constitutionally mandated US Senate confirmation process by way of a hearing on 28 November 2017. Bitcoin and “cryptocurrencies are something we monitor very carefully,” Mr. Powell answered in direct questioning about current and future Fed policy […]

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