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Indian state governments spur blockchain adoption in public administration

Ever since Bitcoin (BTC) popularized blockchain technology worldwide, the tech has found its way into myriad processes, from finance to public administration.What started as a flex statement for early adopters has now become a way of revamping legacy systems and improving immutability, transparency and decentralization.Despite its proven real-world use cases,

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Elon Musk’s X moves closer to crypto payments with new state license

Rhode Island’s regulators have granted X (Twitter) a currency transmitter license marking a step forward for the company’s foray into the financial services sector. The license is legally required for companies conducting financial activities on behalf of users related to sending and receiving money — a definition that includes both fiat

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FTX-Linked Farmington State Bank Slapped with Fed Enforcement Action

Farmington, which operates under its Moonstone Bank name, “improperly” pivoted to a pro-digital assets business plan in 2022 without notifying, and obtaining approval from, its supervisors, the document said. The joint enforcement action from the Federal Reserve Board and the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions bars the Washington state-based

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Wyoming seeks ‘stable token’ commission head in first steps to establish state stablecoin

The United States state of Wyoming is beginning its work on its stablecoin, officially called the “stable token” project, by opening a job position for the head of the stable token commission. The executive will lead a team responsible for making a proper legislative framework for the project. The position was

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US state agency issues alert on crypto fraud happening over social media

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR), a United States state agency, warned citizens against rising crypto investment frauds perpetrated over popular social media sites.On June 25, 74-year-old Naum Lantsman lost his life savings — $340,000 — to a crypto scam orchestrated over Instagram and Telegram. The DFR referenced the

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Blockchain group to push Philippines Web3 adoption via state partnership

The Blockchain Council of the Philippines (BCP) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the regulatory framework for blockchain technology — has partnered with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to foster Web3 adoption in the Philippines. In an announcement sent to Cryptox, Donald Lim, the founding president of

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