Washington is a U.S. state in the north of the country. In terms of using Bitcoin in Washington state, authorities have claimed that they were not going to ban it and, in addition to that, there is a draft law considering using Bitcoin as a payment method for cannabis, as Washington is the first state that has legalized the use of it. In Washington state, Bitcoin mining is illegal if too much energy is consumed during the process, as it can be dangerous for fire safety. Washington is frequently confused with the capital of the U.S. — Washington, or officially Washington, D.C. Bitcoin ATMs, possibility of making purchases in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin conferences have made Washington D.C. one of the friendliest cities toward Bitcoin in the world.
Judge rules against entities who sued a utility district for introducing new electricity pricing targeting crypto miners in 2018.
Court Backs County for Electricity Price Hike Targeting Crypto Mining
In its new “Outrageous Predictions” report, Danish Saxo Bank says that Asia will launch its own blockchain-based digital asset in 2020.
Saxo Bank’s Outrageous Prediction 2020: Asia Launches DLT-Based Asset
Major South Korean bank KB Kookmin Bank is planning to integrate blockchain technology into its internal processes.
South Korean KB Kookmin Bank Adopts Blockchain to Improve Internal Processes
Truffle is planning to start supporting the Corda, Hyperledger Fabric, and Tezos protocols in its fully managed blockchain dev suite.
Truffle Announces Upcoming Dev Support for Corda, Hyperledger Fabric, Tezos
Washington state has passed a bill that recognizes and protects the legal status of electronic records pertaining to distributed ledgers.
Washington State Law Recognizes Blockchain Records as Legally Valid and Enforceable
Local officials of United States’ Douglas County located in central Washington want to build a blockchain innovation campus.
Washington’s Douglas County is Looking to Build a Blockchain Innovation Campus
A Washington-based crypto mining company has filed for bankruptcy and is facing eviction in Douglas County.
Crypto Mining Firm Giga Watt Files for Bankruptcy, Faces Eviction in Washington County