Germany News

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a state in central-western Europe. Germany is a power country with a strong economy that is fourth in the world by nominal GDP. In Germany, cryptocurrency is not just a product, but is absolutely a legal tender, with an order by the Federal Ministry of Finance that allows making purchases with digital currencies without taxation, since virtual currency is considered an equivalent to fiat. It is not like in the USA, where digital currencies are deemed to be electronic assets subject to a tax on capital gains. In Germany, cryptocurrency regulation and taxation policy creates a good environment for setting up new businesses related to Bitcoin.
Expert Take
The journey from crypto skepticism to enthusiasm: What allowed Germany to become the most attractive country for crypto investments?
Here is why Germany is ranked the most crypto-friendly country
Selva Ozelli
2022-04-24T06:11:00+01:00
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Following a successful Bitcoin ATM pilot by Europe’s largest electronics retailer, 12 new Bitcoin ATMs are coming to Austria’s MediaMarkt stores.
A dozen Bitcoin ATMs installed at the largest EU electronics retailer
Joseph Hall
2022-04-21T14:24:54+01:00
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News
A spokesperson for Commerzbank confirmed to local media that it applied for the license with BaFin earlier this year as a first for a major bank in Germany.
German banking giant Commerzbank applies for crypto license
Jesse Coghlan
2022-04-21T05:41:33+01:00
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Less than two weeks after the consultation process’ start, the prevalent mood in the comments section appears quite negative.
‘There are already digital means of payment’: EU Commission gets 11,000 public comments on CBDC project
David Attlee
2022-04-19T14:48:53+01:00
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Analysis
As today’s energy market becomes decentralized, energy grid operators may need to take a Web3 approach to asset management and security.
Decentralizing the grid: Operators test blockchain solutions
Rachel Wolfson
2022-04-14T14:03:00+01:00
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Interview
In an interview with Cointelegraph, the German politician explains why some forces in the European Parliament have suddenly come out in favor of a Bitcoin ban.
MEP Stefan Berger: ‘Yes, we need regulations, but you still have to leave room to breathe’
Veronika Rinecker
2022-04-14T10:35:18+01:00
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Analysis
Historical-site metaverses may become a new business model for tourism, and they may rewrite history in the process.
Museums in the metaverse: How Web3 technology can help historical sites
Max Parasol
2022-04-10T22:03:00+01:00
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Forty-four percent of Germans are motivated to invest in crypto, according to a report released by KuCoin. What do the experts think?
Almost half of Germans to invest in crypto: Report
Joseph Hall
2022-03-24T08:45:06+00:00
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