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Gov’t of Brazil to Consider Bill Requiring Public Administration to Promote Blockchain

The Brazilian government will consider a draft bill that requires all units of local public administrations to promote new technologies such as blockchain, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 11.The new bill, PL 3443/2019, was filed by a group of ten federal officials from different political parties and states with

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If Bitcoin Ban Bill in India Passes, Privacy Crypto Assets Could Boom: Binance CEO

Yesterday, the Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto asset community woke up to a harrowing tidbit of news from Bloomberg Quint. An article, which cited a “draft bill”, revealed that regulators in India, from multiple financial and judiciary agencies, revealed that those who involve themselves in the “sale, purchase and issuance of

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Reserve Bank of India Denies Knowledge, Involvement in Draft Bill to Ban Crypto Entirely

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has denied having any knowledge or involvement in a draft government bill that would ban cryptocurrencies, an official document released on June 4 shows.Varun Sethi, a lawyer specializing in blockchain, filed a Right to Information request with the RBI following a report by India media outlet the Economic

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Japan Officially Approves Bill to Amend National Legislation Governing Crypto Regulation

The Japanese House of Representatives has officially approved a new bill to amend national laws that govern crypto regulation, Cointelegraph Japan reported on May 31.The bill — which had been prepared by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) and accepted by the House in mid-March of this year — has

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Montana Passes Bill to Recognize Utility Tokens and Exempt Them From State Securities

The United States State of Montana has recognized utility tokens and exempted them from state securities by passing a new bill this month. House bill 584, titled “Generally revise laws relating to cryptocurrency,” was signed by the Governor of Montana Steve Bullock on May 8.Initiated by State Representative Shane

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AT&T Partners With BitPay To Accept Online Bill Payments in Cryptocurrencies

U.S. telecom giant AT&T teamed up with cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay to accept online bill payments in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. AT&T customers can now use the BitPay platform to pay their online bills with cryptocurrencies held in their crypto-wallets. While BitPay still remains focused on Bitcoin (BTC) for executing payment transactions,

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Pro-Bitcoin Ohio Bill Promotes Government Adoption of Blockchain

By CCN.com: A bill introduced this week in the Ohio House of Representatives urges government entities to adopt blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin. Republican state representative Rick Carfagna sponsored the bill.The legislation, called House Bill 220, is part of Ohio’s plan to provide a legal framework for distributed ledger technology

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Ohio State Legislature Introduces Bill to Allow Gov’t to Implement Blockchain Solutions

A new bill introduced on April 24 in the American state of Ohio’s House of Representatives would, if passed, allow the state government and other government entities to implement blockchain solutions in the exercise of their authority.According to the official website of the Ohio state legislature, the bill, titled

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