Louisiana State Senate to Consider Crypto Business Licensing Bill

The Louisiana State Senate is about to consider a bill to regulate and license virtual currency businesses. Sponsored by state Rep. Mark Wright (R-77), HB701 sailed through the state House of RepresentativesRead More…

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US Lawmaker Proposes Legislative Groundwork for National Blockchain Strategy

A U.S. lawmaker wants the federal government to begin considering a national blockchain strategy. On Tuesday, U.S. House Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Kent.) introduced a bill calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)Read More…

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Money Reimagined: No, Secretary Summers, Money Privacy Is a Vital Freedom

It was a provocative way to start the biggest cryptocurrency and blockchain event of the year. In the opening session of Consensus: Distributed this week, Lawrence Summers was asked by my co-hostRead More…

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Overstock Files to Dismiss ‘Meritless’ Fraud Lawsuit Over Its Digital Dividend

U.S.-based e-commerce giant Overstock is hoping to persuade a judge in the Utah District Court to throw out a class-action securities fraud lawsuit relating to the firm’s digital dividend and its effectRead More…

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ChromaWay Expands Effort to Put Latin American Land Records on the Blockchain

Swedish startup ChromaWay is expanding a project aimed to make land ownership more transparent by putting records on a blockchain. With the launch of its LAC PropertyChain initiative, announced on Tuesday, theRead More…

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11 Lawmakers Urge US Treasury to Consider Blockchain for COVID-19 Relief

Eleven members of Congress are calling on the U.S. Treasury Department to look at new technologies, including blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT), to help streamline how cash and supplies are distributedRead More…

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Meet Red Date, the Little-Known Tech Firm Behind China’s Big Blockchain Vision

A driving force behind the scenes of China’s ambitious blockchain infrastructure project says he used to be skeptical of the technology. “Initially I thought blockchain, especially distributed ledger technology [DLT], had noRead More…

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