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Bitcoin Entrepreneur Brock Pierce Joins the 2020 US Presidential Election

Blockchain entrepreneur and former Disney child actor, Brock Pierce, is running for President of the United States this election. Pierce announced he was running during America’s Independence Day celebration on July 4, the same day Kanye West revealed his candidacy. Pierce is an advocate of technology and cryptocurrencies and

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Former Bakkt CEO Faces Stiff Competition in November Special Election

Republican Senator and former Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler may find herself up against a better-organized and more supported Democratic candidate in November’s special election.Early returns are still coming in from the June 9 Democratic primary determining the challenger to David Perdue’s U.S. Senate seat in Georgia. However, at press time,

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India’s Citizens Will Vote With Blockchain, Election Commissioner Says

India’s citizens will soon be able to cast votes from outside their city of registration thanks to a blockchain-based system.According to The Times of India on Feb. 13, India’s Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that the country hopes to increase voter turnout with a blockchain-based voting solution.Using blockchain

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Derivatives Trading on FTX Suggests Users Think Trump Will Win the 2020 Election

Crypto derivatives exchange FTX recently launched “TRUMP,” a new futures trading product that lets users bet on President Trump’s re-election in 2020. “So far most of the volume has traded on the offer, implying that traders think Trump is likely to win re-election,” an FTX representative told CryptoX. The TRUMP

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Crypto Just Might Become 2020 US Presidential Election Issue

Bitcoin(BTC)trade didn’t really take a hit when President Donald Trump tweeted about it and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin labeled Bitcoin a security threat. However, as the presidential elections come closer, things are beginning to change. Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang just came out in full support of blockchain, the technology

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US Federal Election Commission Allows Using Crypto for Florida Congressional Campaign

With the ongoing rivalry between governments and the crypto world, should crypto coins be accepted for campaign-related activities? From the look of things, I guess the answer is yes. A number of ambitious public officials have used virtual currencies in campaign-related activities such as campaign donations and as incentives.A campaign

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Bitcoin Hits All-Time High Versus Argentine Peso Amid Presidential Election Risks

The biggest cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), has hit an all-time high versus the Argentine peso amid the ongoing decline of the currency, Financial Times (FT) reports on May 27.According to the report, the bitcoin price has soared to as high as 394,000 pesos ($8,762.95 at press time) per coin, exceeding

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