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Whose Side Are You On? Crypto Industry Must “Step Up Game” After Bitcoin Accused of Abetting Russian Election Interference

In the wake of Mueller indictment revelations showing that Russian spies used bitcoins to aid their hacks on the US Democratic Party leading up to 2016 US elections, US Congressman Emanuel Cleaver has once again called on the crypto industry to take responsibility for the misuse… Read More

The Bitcoin Foundation Updates on Impending US Legislation that May Cripple All Cryptocurrencies

The Bitcoin Foundation has been working diligently to mitigate language of pending legislation, “The Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017″ (S.1241), in the US Senate that would define anyone issuing, redeeming or cashing Bitcoin as a financial institution. Think about what that… Read More

The Bitcoin Foundation Asks Regulators to Push Pause on Regulating Virtual Currency

In a letter addressed to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, authored by the Bitcoin Foundation based in San Francisco, a request was made to back off of a proposed uniform statute entitled, “Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currency Business.” In brief, the… Read More