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CoinTelegraph caught up with independent journalist and podcast host David Seaman to talk about the Bitcoin blocksize debate, BitLicense exodus, altcoins and gaming, as well as what bitcoin needs to break out of its current price slump.
BitLicense requirements were said to be “in effect,” two Bitcoin mining pools have been forced to deny their services to New York IP addresses, and one exchange has done the same.
ShapeShift terminated its services in New York today, due to the state’s BitLicense regulations for digital currencies.
The Bitlicense regulation is bringing up memories of early internet regulation. What would have happened if today's Bitcoin regulation was applied to yesterday's Internet?
Ben Lawksy, the author of New York's controversial BitLicense bill and the New York Superintendent of Financial Services, has warned of a possible “cyber 9/11” type attack against US banking.
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In an ongoing trend of Bitcoin companies withdrawing their services from New York in response to the BitLicense, two more businesses have exited the Empire State.
US-based bitcoin exchange Laissez Faire (LZF) has legally launched its currency trading platform across 49 states by complying with the financial regulations of each state, to provide its users with an incentivized trading environment.
Another bitcoin startup left New York State and declined to comply with the BitLicense. BitFinex, the largest cryptocurrency trading platform in the U.S announcing the closure of their operations
Bitcoin regulation looks imminent in Ukraine, with the release of its own BitLicense draft. Initial reception has been described as “surprisingly positive” by the country’s Central Bank and financial sector.
Peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange LocalBitCoins has joined the exodus of companies exiting the state of New York refusing to comply with the BitLicense.
Following the June 3 release of the final NY BitLicence, but the new ruling excludes rewards programs, which has been a boon for RibbitRewards
The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) yesterday released the third and final revisions to its BitLicense legislation.
The deadline for mass exodus of Bitcoin companies from New York due to the authorities’ infamous BitLicense regulations has culminated over the weekend with the exit of several prominent companies such as Kraken and Paxful
The New York State Department of Financial Services has released the application forms that Bitcoin companies in the state must complete by August 8 in order to register their businesses.
What we are all learning is that no matter how complicated something might be, there is always a way to make it more complicated by adding a layer of laws and regulation.
Emilio Pagan-Yourno says he has a strong drive to succeed, which is why he decided to create the first company to place Bitcoin ATMs (Bitcoin transaction machines, or BTMs) in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire.
Regarding the issue of the global influence that the current BitLicense proposal would have on Bitcoin-related businesses throughout the world, Lawsky said to be welcoming"as many points of views as possible" in order "to make the best decisions possible."
Coinbase, which announced earlier this week it had launched the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in several states and territories of America, including California and New York, seems to be lacking regulatory approval from both states, according to local regulators.
Jon Matonis is the Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, a prominent cryptocurrency researcher and advocate, and columnist for Forbes and CoinDesk.
As the full list of comments on BitLicense is revealed, the list of contributors and their requests makes for interesting reading – even including a potentially prominent new critic of the scheme. Western Union and Amazon feature notably among the several thousand contributors, whose full texts were released yesterday ...
The Bitcoin company regulation programme, BitLicense, has only granted one license in the eight months since its inception.
Just weeks after New York officially drove several major Bitcoin businesses out of the state through regulation California chose a freer path forward for digital currency in The Golden State.
Mark Karpelès is believed to have manipulated his own account on the bitcoin exchange by millions of dollars Overstock has sold a US$5 million “cryptobond” to New York-based trading firm FNY Managed Accounts, and more news
Benjamin Lawsky denied allegations from the Bitcoin community suggesting he created the BitLicense as a setup for his newly established legal firm, The Lawsky Group.
Businesses that are involved in virtual currencies have 45 days to comply with NY's BitLicense; Jeff Garzik's space firm releases preliminary design for Bitcoin satellite and more news
BTC Guild will close shop in New York over the Bitlicense; Goldman Sachs plans to launch its own LendingClub competitor; Adam Back has called for more open discussion on the Bitcoin Block size and more news
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The long-awaited final revisions to the precedent-setting New York State BitLicense regulatory program were released today by their architect, Ben Lawsky.
The creator of the controversial BitLicense legislation has sought to make its effect more palatable for New York start-ups by offering them a form of temporary coverage.
The New York “BitLicense” proposal is most certainly controversial at the very least. There are of course many people who feel that Bitcoin should not be regulated at all and others who feel that current financial regulations can just as easily be applied to virtual currencies. But while this proposal covers merchant r...
The US Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has produced a draft framework for its idea of digital currency regulation, and is now taking 60 days’ worth of public comments.
Back in August, the New York Department of Financial Services pushed back the deadline for public commentary on its proposed BitLicenses. That deadline, October 21, is here.
After an initial 90-day public comment period, New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has released the latest edition of its BitLicense proposals.
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