Bitcoin Simply Existing Positively Impacts Monetary Policy: Research

The existence of private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has a healthy impact on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis contends. The existence of private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) has a healthy impact on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis contends. TThe argument was put forth in a paper published on […]

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Montana County Adopts Regulation Requiring Crypto Miners to Use Renewable Energy

The United States county of Missoula, in Montana, has adopted previously discussed regulation of cryptocurrency mining. The United States county of Missoula, in the state of Montana, has adopted regulation for cryptocurrency mining, local media outlet the Missoulian reports on April 5. Per the report, the Missoula County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to impose new […]

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Vitalik Buterin: Crypto Must Leave Behind the Individualism of the Early Cypherpunks

Vitalik Buterin has argued that crypto should evolve beyond the individualism associated with its early cypherpunk days and focus on creating equitable and innovative social systems. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has argued that the crypto community should evolve beyond the individualism associated with its early cypherpunk days and harness technology to create new, equitable […]

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US Missoula County Considers Requiring Crypto Miners to Use Renewable Energy

Proposed regulation in the United States Missoula County would require mining operations to produce or purchase renewable energy. The official website of the United States Missoula County in Montana reports that the country commissioners have discussed regulation of cryptocurrency mining on March 14. The county website contains two drafts, one being the Cryptocurrency Mining Resolution […]

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Australia: Financial Regulator Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges in Drug Trafficking Case

Australia’s financial watchdog has shut down the operations of two crypto exchanges in connection with a drug trafficking case. The Australian anti-money laundering watchdog has suspended the registrations of two cryptocurrency exchanges in connection with a drug trafficking case, the agency announced in a press release on Friday, March 8.   The Australian Transaction Reports […]

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