Tag: Government

Report: Indian Government Concerned Cryptocurrencies Could Undermine the Rupee

Report: Indian Government Concerned Cryptocurrencies Could Undermine the Rupee The Indian government panel tasked with drafting crypto regulation is reportedly worried that cryptocurrencies could destabilize the rupee if they are accepted as payments. Its concern came to light despite evidence that cryptocurrencies do not currently pose a threat to financial stability. […]

Report: Indian Government Finalizing Crypto Regulatory Framework

Report: Indian Government Finalizing Crypto Regulatory Framework The Indian government has reportedly confirmed that the report containing a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies by an inter-ministerial committee is being finalized. This confirmation is in response to a Right to Information filing by a local news outlet. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves […]

Cryptocurrency Adoption Rising in Iran as Government Mismanages Economy

Cryptocurrency Adoption Rising in Iran as Government Mismanages Economy Iran is toying with the idea of lopping zeros off its national currency as inflation goes through the roof. History tells us this is rarely a good idea. Cryptocurrency provides an alternative for those living in countries where the fiat currency […]

Hive Criticizes Norwegian Government Amid Concession Cuts to Miners

Hive Criticizes Norwegian Government Amid Concession Cuts to Miners Hive Blockchain Technologies has published an update regarding the company’s response to the Norwegian Parliament’s recent approval of a legislative bill that will restrict cryptocurrency miners from accessing the tax relief on electricity consumption available to other power-intensive industries. The release […]

Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Crypto Recommendations

Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Crypto Recommendations The Indian government panel appointed to recommend cryptocurrency measures has reportedly submitted its report to the country’s finance minister, suggesting a new legal framework for cryptocurrencies. The actual content of the report has yet to be announced publicly. Industry participants weigh in on […]

The US Government Is Powerless to Block Bitcoin Addresses

The US Government Is Powerless to Block Bitcoin Addresses It has been widely reported this week that the U.S. government has blacklisted two BTC addresses linked to cyber crime. These particular addresses were singled out because their owners are believed to be Iranians, whose country is currently facing heavy economic […]