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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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Croatia Has a New Self-regulating Body for Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have entered in 2018 knowing that it was going to be the year of regulations. The most important countries are trying to regulate the market and this will be the most important topic in the G-20 meeting. But self-regulations are also arising in the industry. Croatia has a new self-regulating body […]

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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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The Global Regulatory Environment Surrounding Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: FUD vs Reality

Just one year after the inception of bitcoin in 2009, there were those who were already proclaiming that this new ‘digital currency’ was simply a tech novelty and it would soon meet certain death. (There is a website that tracks all of the ‘bitcoin obituaries’ in which prominent outlets have declared the currency a failure, […]