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US Government ‘Can’t Kill’ Bitcoin Because Source Code is Speech

Based on the legal precedence surrounding cryptographic communication, it is highly unlikely that the U.S. government can ban bitcoin. ‘Uncle Sam’ Can’t Shut Down...

UK Chancellor Gives British Government Opinion On Libra

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box this week giving the UK government’s perspective on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’. Libra...

Canadian Government Releases Final AML Regulations for Crypto Businesses

Aware of growing public concern about money laundering and terrorist financing, the government of Canada introduced its final anti-money laundering (AML) regulations today,...

Bitcoin Trading Plummets in Venezuela Blackout as Government Struggles to Pay Money Printers

Bitcoin use in Venezuela took a hit this week after a persisting electricity blackout appeared to limit the ability of users to transact.  Bitcoin...

Argentina’s Government Partners with Binance to Fund Blockchain Technology Projects

The Government of Argentina says it will match investments made by Binance Labs in blockchain technology startups in the country — to the...

Malaysian Government, Universities Team to Put Degrees on a Blockchain

Malaysia's education ministry has formed a new consortium of universities to harness blockchain tech in tackling the massive industry in fake certificates. The Ministry...

Korean Lawyers Urge Government to Draw Up Blockchain Rules

The body governing South Korean lawyers has called on the government to hasten the introduction of blockchain regulations. According to a report from...

UK Government Says It Will Update Crypto Tax Guidance By Early Next Year

UK officials have outlined a range of regulatory steps around cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in a new report. The UK government's "Cryptoasset Taskforce,"...

Korean Crypto Exchange Earns Key Government Cybersecurity Certification

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange GOPAX has become the first blockchain company to attain K-ISMS certification, the official standard in Korea for information security...

India Supreme Court Seeks Government Opinion on Crypto Within 2 Weeks

The Supreme Court of India has asked the country's government to provide an opinion on cryptocurrencies, amid legal fallout from a ruling by...