15Apr/19

Bitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

A seastead launched by an early bitcoin adopter off the coast of Thailand has run into trouble with local government. The Thai Navy boarded the structure Saturday, claiming it violates criminal law,Read More…

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12Apr/19

France Passes Bill to Allow Insurance Providers to Invest in Crypto and Tokens

French insurance markets can now invest in cryptocurrencies, following the passage of a new law, foreign exchange news agency FXStreet reports April 11. On April 11, the National Assembly of France adoptedRead More…

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12Apr/19

Libertarian Think Tank Criticizes US SEC’s Approach to Crypto and Blockchain

John Berlau, a senior fellow at libertarian think tank Competitive Enterprise Institute, criticized the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approach to regulating cryptocurrencies. Berlau delivered his comments in a reportRead More…

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09Apr/19

Michigan House of Representatives Votes to Include Cryptocurrencies in Criminal Laws

The Michigan House of Representatives has passed a bill, HB 4102, on April 9 that would include cryptocurrencies in criminal codes regarding illegal actions for financial gain. Michigan lawmakers have voted toRead More…

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09Apr/19

Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Officially Declared Bankrupt

Canada’s major cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has been officially declared bankrupt, local media outlet CBC reported on April 8. Quadriga’s bankruptcy was reportedly approved today by Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Michael Wood,Read More…

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29Mar/19

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges earlier this month. According to a report from The Associated Press onRead More…

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27Mar/19

Bitmain Investors Could File a Class Action Lawsuit Against Company, Says Critic

A critic of cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain, BTCKING555,  said that a group investors are preparing a class action lawsuit against the company in a tweet on March 26. BTCKING555 said in theRead More…

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