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U.S. Senators Push for Stronger Sanctions Against Venezuelan Petro

U.S. Senators Push for Stronger Sanctions Against Venezuelan PetroA bipartisan group of senators in the United States are seeking strong sanctions against Venezuela’s Petro. The proposed sanctions would extend an executive order from March to prohibit U.S. residents from providing software to the Venezuelan government in its efforts to launch the Petro. Also Read: Venezuela Demands Citizens Pay for Passports With Petro U.S. Lawmakers […]

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High Profile Cryptocurrency Firms Hope to Influence US Law

High Profile Cryptocurrency Firms Hope to Influence US LawA group of cryptocurrency luminaries and businesses have announced the formation of a US lobbying entity based in Washington known as the Blockchain Association. The creation of the political solicitation group was initiated by firms such as Circle, Coinbase, Polychain Capital, and the Digital Currency Group. Also read: With Bitcoin Cash, A Namibian Conservationist Hopes To […]

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Blockchain Data Now Has Legal Bearing in the State of Ohio

Blockchain Data Now Has Legal Bearing in the State of OhioGovernor John Kasich from the Midwestern state of Ohio signed a bill this week that formally recognizes data recorded on a blockchain and electronic signatures as having legal bearing in a court of law. The state joins Vermont and Arizona, two states that have already passed laws that recognize blockchain-based transactions. Also read: Philippines Building Crypto […]

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Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin

Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in BitcoinAuthorities in the state of Wisconsin have discussed the adoption of guidelines regarding cryptocurrency contributions to political campaigns, as requested by the Libertarian Party. Other states, like California, have urged politicians not to accept bitcoin donations. Kansas is the only state prohibiting such contributions. The Federal Election Commission allows crypto donations to campaigns for federal […]

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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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Australian Senators Push Reserve Bank to Make Bitcoin Official Currency

Australian Senators Push Reserve Bank to Make Bitcoin Official CurrencyTwo Australian senators have pushed for the Reserve Bank of Australia to embrace bitcoin and make it an official currency. Without it, the country risks its financial competitiveness and being left behind, they said. Also read: Hedge Funds Investing in Cryptocurrencies ‘Exploding’ – 62 in Pipeline Senators Call for Bitcoin to Be Official Currency Labor senator […]

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