Tag: policy

  • censored

    Crypto Ecosystem Needs to Evolve as Coinbase Censors Accounts

    The entire premise set in motion by Satoshi Nakamoto ten years ago was one of a decentralized peer to peer currency beyond the control of governments, banks and mega corporations. Fast forward to 2019 and we have yet to achieve that goal as banks are still controlling the...

    Martin Young | January 6, 2019 | 10:00 am
  • blockchain

    Ripple, NEM, Cardano, Fetch.AI, Found Blockchain Industry Lobby in Europe

    Four leading global blockchain companies have announced the founding of what they call the first credible attempt to create a unified voice for the blockchain industry at European level. Blockchain for Europe intends to address the fragmented policy debate over the issue in order to lobby in favor of...

    Ricardo Esteves | December 6, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • Facebook

    Facebook Has a Change of Heart, Reverses Ban on Most Crypto-Related Offerings

    Facebook has reversed its ban on cryptocurrency ads and will now permit pre-approved advertisers to promote crypto-related services on the social networking platform. Facebook Reverses Ad Ban Facebook will permit crypto-related businesses like exchanges to advertise, but will still prevent the associated (and somewhat controversial) crowdfunding method of...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 26, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • FATF

    Financial Crime Watchdog FAFT to Consider Cryptocurrency Regulations This Month

    The international financial crime watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), will hold discussions later this month to develop rules for governing cryptocurrency exchanges. It will primarily make sure effective countermeasures are in place to prevent money laundering and terrorist funding, according to a Japanese government official familiar...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 12, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Bitcoin Foundation Retains Monaco Assist Political Outreach EU

    The Bitcoin Foundation has announced that they have retained Monica Monaco, the founder and managing director of TRUST EU Affairs, in order to assist the Foundation with outreach to both politicians and policymakers in the European Union. Ms. Monaco is based in Brussels, Belgium, and is said to...

    Jayanand Sagar | September 19, 2014 | 10:32 am
  • Uncategorized

    Ecuador Reportedly Bans Bitcoin and Digital Currency Usage

    While more and more countries are recognizing the technological achievement that is bitcoin, Ecuador is seemingly taking a step back by effectively banning bitcoin and other digital currencies in a recent legislative vote, as reported by CoinDesk. The ban came as part of a series of amendments to the...

    Jayanand Sagar | July 25, 2014 | 8:09 am

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