Government

An amateur sleuth dug up at least one dead critic of net neutrality on the FCC website

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James Harvey* wasn’t expecting to find a dead person. The 37-year-old was walking door to door, a list of names in hand, searching for former neighbors in his hometown. They were allegedly supporting the US Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plan, announced in April, to undo its Obama-era policy of net neutrality (the principle that internet Read More

Ban All Crypto ‘Dealers’, India Committee Reportedly Tells Government

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India is reportedly considering Chinese-style exchange ban for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency according to local media reports. A brief article in today’s Economic Times names an unknown government “committee” as having advised lawmakers to “close” merchants and other “dealers” active in Bitcoin and altcoins. No background reasoning was given for the committee’s recommendation, which comes as Read More

Russian Duma Orders Blockchain Research As Bitcoin Linked to Income Laundering

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Russia’s increasingly formal approach to Blockchain and cryptocurrency continues as the country activates its anti-VPN law Tuesday. Local news outlet RBK reported this week that the state Duma had opted to order “expert analytical research and opinion polls” relating to Blockchain for 2018. The tools will form part of a government desire to research “standard Read More

New York Government Arrests Businessman Due to Alleged ICO Fraud

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The US Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York has announced that New York-based businessman Maksim Zaslavskiy was arrested on Nov. 1, 2017, due to securities fraud conspiracy in connection with two initial coin offerings (ICO). Zaslavskiy was recently accused by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of defrauding investors in the two ICOs. Read More

As Bitcoin Closes in on $7,000 Will Government Restrictions Succeed?

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Interview Renowned Austrian economist and anarcho-capitalist, Jeffrey Tucker, recently spoke with news.Bitcoin.com regarding his views on a number of facets to the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including government regulation, monetary fundamentals, and language.  Also Read: Ron Paul: “Government Should Stay out of” Bitcoin Mainstream Investors Enter The Crypto Landscape With bitcoin pushing $100 billion in market capitalization, the flagship Read More