Tag: senate

  • H.R. 835 Bitcoin Policy

    US Congress Calls for Pro-Bitcoin National Policy Through

    The United States is not exactly known for its pro-Bitcoin stance these days. But that situation is coming to change, as a pro-bitcoin national policy resolution was introduced in Congress yesterday. This is positive news for Bitcoin and blockchain innovation in the US, assuming the resolution will get...

    JP Buntinx | July 20, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • Former Senate Adviser Joins Coinbase Team

    The New York Times reports that San Francisco-based Coinbase has a new addition to their team of employees, and he’s John Collins, a previous adviser to the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee. His role at Coinbase — which provides both consumers and businesses with bitcoin-related services —...

    Jayanand Sagar | October 13, 2014 | 11:36 am
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    Video: Andreas M. Antonopoulos Speaks to Canadian Senate

    On Wednesday, October 8th, the bitcoin community’s own Andreas M. Antonopoulos spoke at length to the Canadian Senate with reference to the digital currency and regulation. [ot-video type=”youtube” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUNGFZDO8mM”] Video Description: October 8th 2014, Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce / “Study on the use of digital currency”, 11th session. Duration: 1hr:52m...

    Jayanand Sagar | October 9, 2014 | 8:48 am
  • Video: Senate Hearings on Digital Currency

    [ot-video type=”youtube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BKawxWMfbA”] From video description: Michael Perklin (Bitcoin Alliance of Canada), Francis Pouliot (Bitcoin Embassy/Bitcoin Foundation Canada), Jillian Friedman (Bitcoin Foundation Canada), Guillaume Babin-Tremblay (Bitcoin Foundation Canada), Stuart Hoegner (Bitcoin Alliance of Canada). Video: Senate Hearings on Digital Currency was last modified: October 8th, 2014 by Jayanand Sagar

    Jayanand Sagar | October 8, 2014 | 4:06 pm
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    Australian Senate Inquiry to Examine Bitcoin & Digital Currency

    There’s been some minor commotion when it comes to the Australian stance on bitcoin. In short, people aren’t happy (just take a look at the recent news from Coinjar). And now, we’re learning that the Australian Senate is planning to launch an inquiry into bitcoin and other digital...

    Jayanand Sagar | October 3, 2014 | 9:19 am
  • BitAccess To Demonstrate Their Bitcoin ATM Before Canadian Senate

    While Robocoin was this week busy demonstrating their bitoin ATM on Capitol Hill, a similar occurrence is taking place up North in Canada. BitAccess, Canadian bitcoin ATM manufacturer, is demonstrating their kiosk before the Canadian Senate Standing Committee on Banking today. According to Bitcoin Magazine, the company’s co-founder Haseeb Awan will...

    Jayanand Sagar | April 9, 2014 | 8:21 am
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    Senator Joe Manchin Thinking Differently Bitcoining Call Ban It

    One month ago today, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin addressed a letter to the United States Department of the Treasury and Federal Reserve calling for the ban of bitcoin. Almost immediately, the news of Manchin’s views spread like wildfire, triggering responses of disagreement from not only the bitcoin...

    Jayanand Sagar | March 26, 2014 | 6:16 pm
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    US Senator Joe Manchin Demands Federal Regulators Ban Bitcoin

    West Virgina Senator Joe Manchin (D) is calling on federal regulators to ban bitcoin, according to a release pushed out today. Manchin addressed his letter to several regulatory bodies, The United States Treasury, and the Federal Reserve, going so far as to say it is “highly unstable and...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 26, 2014 | 3:26 pm
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    French Senate Convenes Bitcoin Hearing, Outlook is Positive

    As announced last week, the French Senate met today in Paris to hold a hearing on bitcoin, it’s benefits, and it’s downsides. Reddit.com user ‘mmitech’ took the opportunity to post notes about what took place at the meeting the meeting here. According to the user’s bullet points, it...

    Jayanand Sagar | January 15, 2014 | 8:23 am

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