Regulation

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

Australian Senators Push Central Bank to Make Bitcoin Official Currency
August 8th, 2017

Two representatives of the main political parties in Australia urge the government to embrace the digital currency and its underpinning technology blockchain.

Tim Draper Publishes Open Letter on Facebook Commenting on SEC Decision
July 27th, 2017

Tim Draper calls the SEC decision preemptory and too far-reaching and says regulation for the sale of coins to investors needs to be light.

Belarus Takes Strong Lead in Blockchain Development
July 18th, 2017

Belarus is actively involved in the development of legislative framework for cryptocurrency and blockchain development.

Bitcoin Price Falls as August 1 Approaches
July 17th, 2017

The total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market has dropped from $110 to $70 billion.

The IRS Scales Back an Investigation into Bitcoins’ Users
July 11th, 2017

The IRC is seeking a narrower focus in its investigation of digital currency startup Coinbase

‘Bitcoin Can Be an Asset But Not a Currency,’ Says People’s Bank of China Adviser
July 7th, 2017

Sheng Songcheng doubts if bitcoin can become a means of exchange that could meet modern economic development needs.

Bitcoin Price Hits New All-Time High at $2472 as Scaling Consensus Reached
May 24th, 2017

A consensus on how to increase the blockchain network capacity has finally been reached, pushing the price of the digital currency to a new record high.

The Number of Unconfirmed Bitcoin Transactions Is Approaching 220,000
May 18th, 2017

Current situation in the bitcoin network demonstrates that the cryptocurrency ecosystem may not be fully ready for mainstream adoption.

WannaCry Ransomware Infections Are Likely to Get Worse This Week with Bitcoin Income Expected to Increase
May 15th, 2017

A large number of institutions and companies in about 150 countries were attacked by malware called WannaCry.

Australia’s 2017 Budget Includes a Bitcoin Tax Cut
May 10th, 2017

Australia is going to cut general sales tax for acquiring digital currency, aiming to help local fintech startups run their businesses in the country.

Russia Plans to Legitimize Bitcoin by 2018, Says Country’s Deputy Finance Minister
April 11th, 2017

The country’s Deputy Finance Minister unveiled that bitcoin may soon become a legal payment method, only a year after the Russian authorities threatened cryptocurrency users with jail time.

Bitcoin Price Rebounds Easily After SEC Rejects the Winklevoss Twins’ ETF
March 13th, 2017

Bitcoin price dropped just as the SEC unveiled its decision but managed to recover quickly keeping close to $1,200 barrier.

SEC Rejects Winklevoss’ Bitcoin ETF Bid
March 11th, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission has denied a request to launch the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF, prompting bitcoin price to fall by 35% within a day.