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The administration trump is developing a “comprehensive strategy” control of cryptocurrency transactions

The administration trump is developing a “comprehensive strategy” control of cryptocurrency transactions

Deputy U.S. attorney Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday spoke at the spring meeting of the Financial Services Roundtable. During the session “question-answer” he was asked about his views on cryptocurrency and their relationship to cyber crime. In his comments, Rosenstein cited a new task force to combat cybercrime, which last week announced the Department of justice…. More

One of the cities in the United States is planning to hold ICO

One of the cities in the United States is planning to hold ICO

Faced with reductions in Federal funding, Berkeley, located in California, decided to use a crypto token for financing such services as, for example, the construction of affordable housing. Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Advisor Ben Bartlett agreed to cooperate with the investment startup from San Francisco Neighborly, to work on an initiative in which municipal bonds… More

The Senate of the state of Wyoming plans to release cryptocurrency from taxation

The Senate of the state of Wyoming plans to release cryptocurrency from taxation

February 16 the Senate of the state of Wyoming introduced a new bill which will free virtual currency from taxation. Bill 111 was introduced by senators Ogden Priscilla, Tara, Nagarkot, Chris Rothfuss, Tyler Lindholm, David Miller and Jared Olsen. All senators are representatives of the Republican party, except Senator Rothfuss. This bill, supported by both… More

California plans to legalize the use of blockchain and smart contracts

California plans to legalize the use of blockchain and smart contracts

A California legislator introduced a bill that, if adopted, will be a major update to the legislation in the field of electronic documents, as the law actually recognizes the mechanism of electronic signatures on the blockchain and smart contracts. 2658, a bill presented by Assembly member Ian Calderon last week, expands the definition of electronic… More

USA may require new methods of regulation of cryptocurrency

USA may require new methods of regulation of cryptocurrency

The growth of popularity of Bitcoin and other digital currencies would be reasonable that the US government has created a new Supervisory body to monitor them. To such conclusions they came to “The New York Times” after the heads of the Commission securities and exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commission on commodity futures trading (CFTC)… More

The trader of the Chicago firm stole $ 2 million in cryptocurrency

The trader of the Chicago firm stole $ 2 million in cryptocurrency

Trader one of the Chicago firms accused of misappropriation of $ 2 million in bitcoin and litecoin. According to the U.S. attorney’s office for the Northern district of Illinois, trader Joseph Kim is accused of fraud in connection with the misappropriation of funds last fall. Prosecutors allege that he misappropriated “at least $ 2 million… More

Miners interfere with mobile networks

Miners interfere with mobile networks

The Federal communications Commission (FCC) warned the new Yorker this week that its hardware for mining bitcoins creates interference in a broadband network, running on T-Mobile. The FCC was handed a “Notice of interference” Victor Rosario February 15, informing him that the Commission had received a complaint from T-Mobile about interference to its network. The… More

White House: cryptocurrency regulation in the near future will not

White House: cryptocurrency regulation in the near future will not

White house spokesman said Friday that in the near future should not expect regulation in the sphere of cryptocurrency. In his statement to CNBC at the Munich conference on security, the cybersecurity coordinator for the White house and special assistant to the President, Bob Royce stated that: I think we are still in the stage… More

The Soros Foundation is the third largest shareholder Overstock

The Soros Foundation is the third largest shareholder Overstock

According to information published by CNBC on Thursday 15 February, the investment Fund of George Soros was the third-largest shareholder in online store and companies Overstock. According to a statement filed with the Commission on securities and exchange Commission (SEC), Soros Fund Management acquired shares of Overstock 2,472,188 to the end of the fourth quarter… More