Regulation

Articles about persons and governments to influence the development and growth of cryptocurrency industry.

Danish Police is the World’s First to Trace Bitcoin Transactions to Convict Drug Dealers
February 23rd, 2017

Denmark’s police have used cryptocurrency transfers as an evidence for the second time in a row, what is likely to prevent bitcoin usage by criminals in the future.

LocalBitcoins Sets New All-Time High As Chinese Traders Skirt Official Clampdown
February 21st, 2017

Chinese leading trading platforms have imposed halts on withdrawals resulting in traders flocking to peer-to-peer marketplaces to continue buying and selling bitcoin.

Bitcoin Price Keeping Close to $1,000 Barrier
February 15th, 2017

Bitcoin future in the Asian market is arousing speculations after Chinese exchanges suspend Bitcoin withdrawals.

Could Bitcoin Become a New Global Currency? [Infogrpahic]
February 14th, 2017

Bitcoin will continue expanding in the upcoming years, as more governments continue to adopt the technology, says the new infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

China’s Bitcoin Exchanges to Impose Trading Fee Beginning 24th January
January 23rd, 2017

Chinese biggest bitcoin exchanges unveiled on Sunday they will impose trading fees, as the government is tightening control over digital currency.

Bitcoin Price Rises As China’s Central Bank Inspects Three Leading Bitcoin Exchanges
January 19th, 2017

The People’s Bank of China found some violation of rules in the operations of major bitcoin exchanges.

China Looks to Stem Outflows as Authorities Zero In On Bitcoin
January 9th, 2017

The Chinese government seriously intends to keep its money at home.

Illinois Blockchain Initiative Aims at Creation Governance around Blockchain
December 5th, 2016

Several Illinois agencies have teamed up to explore blockchain and the way how the technology can be integrated into government operations.

Coinbase Promises to Fight the IRS in Court Over Data on All Active US Bitcoin Traders
November 21st, 2016

The Internal Revenue Services sent Coinbase a summons asking for information on all users basing on three isolated cases when people used bitcoin to evade taxes.

Bitcoin Investor Peter Thiel Said to Join Donald Trump’s Presidential Transition Team
November 14th, 2016

The billionaire investor who supported Donald Trump as a candidate for US presidency will have his ear on tech issues.

Bitcoin Price Rises as Donald Trump Becomes Next US President
November 9th, 2016

Bitcoin experts previously predicted that the victory of Donald Trump can result in bitcoin price boost.

Switzerland’s Federal Council Proposes ‘Green Light’ to FinTech Sector
November 2nd, 2016

On Wednesday, Swiss finance minister, Ueli Maurer, unveiled the government’s project to drive innovation in the country by easing regulation for fintech startups.

Hacking Group ‘Shadow Brokers’ Offers ‘Stolen NSA Cyber-Weapons’ for 1,000,000 Bitcoins
August 16th, 2016

Over a weekend ago, a collective of anonymous hackers released malware they say owned by the Equation Group, a hacking team that is believed to be the National Security Agency’s affiliate.