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Wyoming’s Congressional Blockchain Committee Holds First Meeting

On May 22, Wyoming’s Select Committee on Blockchain, Financial Technology and Digital Innovation technology convened in full for the first time, albeit virtually.Initially announced on May 17, the new select committee evolved from the previous Blockchain Task Force.Task force to select committee: What has changed?In today’s meeting, Chairman Chris Rothfuss

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US Congressional Watchdog on Prototyping Smart Contracts

The supreme audit institution of the United States, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), posted two job positions with its Innovation Lab concerning the development of prototype applications for blockchain technology during March.Cointelegraph spoke to Chuck Young, the managing director of public affairs at GAO, to find out more about

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US Congressional Watchdog Quietly Reveals DLT Prototype Development

The United States Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Innovation Lab posted ads for job positions to develop “use case prototypes” for blockchain technologies in late-March.GAO is the supreme audit institution of the U.S. government and provides evaluation and investigative services for Congress.GAO to explore prototype applications for DLTThe two positions

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Known Crypto-Hater Sherman to Chair Congressional Subcommittee on Investor Protection

The anti-crypto United States Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets.On Dec. 5, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters (D-CA) announced that Sherman was elected to take up the position of Chair

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Lawmakers Left with More Questions as Zuckerberg Takes the Congressional Stand

“I’m not sure that we learned too much more new, except now that they’re calling the association an independent association,” Rep. Sylvia Garcia laments.Could this be the end of the road for Facebook’s digital coin, Libra, or perhaps is it just the beginning? Similarly to congress members yesterday, we are

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