US Government Not Passing Bitcoin Regulations Anytime Soon: White House Official

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The US government won’t be passing Bitcoin regulations anytime soon, at least according to one White House official. Rob Joyce, special assistant to the president and White House cybersecurity coordinator, stated during an interview with CNBC that although the government is concerned about Bitcoin and other public cryptocurrencies, officials are still a long way from … Continued

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Traders Cheer as South Korea Backpedals on Cryptocurrency Trading Ban

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Apparently, you can fight City Hall. The South Korean government in response to a petition signed by hundreds of thousands of locals tipped its hand toward cryptocurrency policy, and the outlook is much better than expected. While traders were gearing up for an all-out ban on cryptocurrency trading, it turns out they had nothing to sweat, … Continued

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South Korea Govt Eyes its Own ‘BitLicense’ for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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South Korea’s government is considering a cryptocurrency exchange approval system similar to the state regulations in New York State, signaling a new position over regulations on digital currency exchanges from shutting them down to safely manage them. A decision is not expected until after June’s local elections. An official from a virtual currency task force … Continued

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Members of Congress Should Disclose Cryptocurrency Holdings: Blockchain Caucus Founder

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The founder of the US Congressional Blockchain Caucus wants his fellow members of Congress to be required to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. Colorado House Representative Jared Polis (D), who has long been one of Bitcoin’s most vocal advocates on Capitol Hill, sent a petition to the House Ethics Committee earlier this week arguing that cryptocurrency … Continued

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