Whitehouse confirms US Government is nowhere near regulating cryptocurrencies

Rob Joyce, the special assistant to the president, and White House cybersecurity coordinator has said that there’s a long way to go before the U.S. government starts regulating Bitcoin. Joyce, speaking at a security conference in Germany emphasized the importance and need for governments to understand the benefits and risks of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies […]

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South African Reserve Bank Launches Ethereum based proof of concept

The South African Reserve Bank, in an official announcement, has released information on a new initiative that will include “Project Khokha” in partnership with the Ethereum coder collective known as ConsenSys. The announcement also includes confirmation that the SARB will look into its position on private cryptocurrencies, regulation thereof as well as “Innovation facilitators” which […]

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An Overview of the SEC Hearing

The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) and CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) hearing and what it means for USA cryptocurrency regulations On Monday February 6, 2018, the chairmen of both organizations mentioned above appeared before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs within the United States Senate (made up of 23 senators: 12 republican, […]

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Kodak delays ICO

In January 2018 the popular photography company Kodak announced its own blockchain platform, KODAKOne, along with a cryptocurrency KodakCoin. It’s not unheard of for companies to pivot and adapt to capitalize on trends or new technology, however, it seems like this might be quite a step for a photography company. The Securities and Exchange Commission […]