Tag: Government

Indian Government Delays Introducing Cryptocurrency Bill

Indian Government Delays Introducing Cryptocurrency Bill The Indian government previously told the supreme court that the country’s cryptocurrency bill may be introduced in the Winter session of parliament. However, the crypto bill is not included in the agenda published by Lok Sabha, the lower house of India’s parliament. This gives […]

Indian Government Programs Add New Crypto Courses

Indian Government Programs Add New Crypto Courses The Indian government has added new educational courses teaching cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to the public and law enforcement officers. Amid regulatory uncertainty and banking restrictions, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology remain important topics of study in India. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones […]

The Xi Effect – Chinese Government to Fund Blockchain Projects

The Xi Effect – Chinese Government to Fund Blockchain Projects Chinese President Xi Jinping’s announcement that the country would invest heavily in blockchain technology – coupled with a sweeping move to remove online posts suggesting such technology is a scam – has nourished optimism long-held by crypto advocates. Of course, […]

Lyn Ulbricht Speaks Out Against Unfair Silk Road Sentencing, Facebook and Government Hypocrisy

Lyn Ulbricht Speaks Out Against Unfair Silk Road Sentencing, Facebook and Government Hypocrisy U.S. representative Ann Wagner noted at a recent hearing that child pornographic material has been reported on Facebook more than any other site. Lyn Ulbricht, mother of currently imprisoned Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht, spoke out in […]

Bitcoin Is a Weapon for Free Speech in the Face of Government and Corporate Censorship

Bitcoin Is a Weapon for Free Speech in the Face of Government and Corporate Censorship The latest skirmishes in the bruising trade war between the U.S. and China have led to the unlikely politicization of the NBA. But how did the views of a basketball executive become such a political […]

Swedish Government Auctions Cryptocurrency Again

Swedish Government Auctions Cryptocurrency Again The Swedish Enforcement Authority, Kronofogden, is once again auctioning off cryptocurrency that has been allotted for public sale. The online auction, which is the second of this kind the government agency conducts, starts on Friday, October 11. Also read: Sean Walsh: Cryptocurrencies Can Harness More […]

Total Surveillance Coin Will Be a Dystopia if Controlled by Facebook or Government

Total Surveillance Coin Will Be a Dystopia if Controlled by Facebook or Government Digital currency provides unprecedented abilities to spy on and control what people do, and having that power in the hands of a few people is very dangerous. The Big Tech monopolies of Silicon Valley are building a […]

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime A recent article from MIT Technology Review has leveraged a somewhat sensationalist headline to stir up fear about bitcoin and crypto. The article, written about a “hidden” government weapon to be deployed against Bitcoin, references September […]

Crypto Needs Less Government Regulation – Not More

Crypto Needs Less Government Regulation – Not More A recent opinion article by Peter Lin, “Why Regulation Is The Best Thing For Crypto,” presents common arguments on why the state and state-affiliated institutions should administer cryptocurrency. Underlying the arguments is an assumption: the free market cannot provide necessary standards for […]