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California Governor Namedrops Bitcoin in Speech About ‘Extraordinarily Bad People’

California Governor Gavin Newsom warned the public against Bitcoin (BTC) fraudsters during his live speech about the coronavirus outbreak.On March 26, Newsom mentioned the leading cryptocurrency as part of his official speech about what measures had been taken by the state to prevent the further spread of the virus

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NY Governor Wants Crypto Firms to Cover Costs for NYDFS Oversight

Cryptocurrency entities licensed under the New York’s Financial Services Law (FSL) should pay the costs of regulatory oversight, Governor Andrew Cuomo believes.The Democratic Governor purportedly wants the state authorities to amend the FSL in order to require virtual currency-related entities within the FSL jurisdiction to foot the bill for

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New York Governor Proposes Giving Financial Watchdog More Teeth

New York governor Andrew Cuomo wants to give the Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) more powers in regulating certain licensed entities, including cryptocurrency startups.Cuomo presented his 2020 "state of the state" plan on Wednesday, publishing a 321-page list of proposals including a new look at exemptions that currently exist for

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Bank of England Governor Suggests Cryptocurrency Could Replace the US Dollar

The U.S dollar is arguably the most popular currency today. Controlled by the most powerful country in the world, the U.S. dollar currently holds a substantial influence over trade across the globe. But according to the Bank of England governor, cryptocurrency might take its place.The governor of the Bank of

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