13Oct/20

IMF, World Bank, G20 Countries to Create Central Bank Digital Currency Rules

International financial authorities and 20 of the world’s largest economies are establishing official standards for regulating and issuing sovereign digital currencies. The Group of Twenty (G20) — an organization of finance ministersRead More…

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24Sep/20

Israeli Draft Bill Would Nix Hefty Capital Gains Taxes on Bitcoin

Israeli bitcoiners take note: a handful of Knesset members are seeking to ease Israel’s hefty taxation of cryptocurrencies. Four Knesset members from the nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party on Tuesday introduced a draftRead More…

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17Sep/20

China’s BSN to ‘Localize’ 24 Public Blockchains by Making Them Permissioned

China’s state-sanctioned blockchain infrastructure project is finally bringing public chains to its Chinese users – but with a significant twist.  The Blockchain-Based Service Network (BSN), a standardized internet services provider for decentralizedRead More…

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23Jul/20

Senate Hearing Sees Digital Dollar as a Tool for Economic Supremacy

The idea of a U.S. digital dollar is no longer a fringe novelty. Now, it may be a means to an end.  The U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee onRead More…

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10Jul/20

Telegram’s Defeat Isn’t ‘Binding’ in Kik Case, Judge Tells SEC

Kik’s proverbial day in court may last a lot longer than Telegram’s. That’s the takeaway from a federal judge’s response to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission during a hearing in itsRead More…

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