Aijt Pai, U.S. FCC Chair, has said it’s a challenge to level the playing field between emerging technologies, including blockchain, and not disadvantage any of them. US Telecoms Regulator Studies How to Evolve Blockchain The chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – the government agency in charge of regulating radio, television, wire, satellite, and
Advertisement A deal between a traditional ATM manufacturer and a cryptocurrency vending machine firm will make it possible to buy bitcoin at tens of thousands of locations in the United States using a debit card. Bitcoin ATM firm LibertyX and regular ATM manufacturer Genmega have forged a partnership which will make it possible to purchase
Featured The United States Marshals Service (USMS) has announced an auction of 660 BTC that is scheduled to take place on Nov. 4. Under the auction rules, interested participants must formally identify themselves to the USMS and submit deposits of $200,000. Also Read: Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers USMS to Auction Forfeited BTC
Regulation The former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler emphasized his belief in the need for robust consumer protections, and also argued that the majority of initial coin offerings essentially comprise initial public offerings (IPOs). Also Read: Two US
Regulation A bipartisan group of senators in the United States are seeking strong sanctions against Venezuela’s Petro. The proposed sanctions would extend an executive order from March to prohibit U.S. residents from providing software to the Venezuelan government in its efforts to launch the Petro. Also Read: Venezuela Demands Citizens Pay for Passports With Petro U.S.
Advertisement With the increased regulatory scrutiny on ICOs in the United States, there appears to be a move by projects towards more friendly environments. According to blockchain analytics firm Elementus, there was a decline in the number of ICOs hosted in the United States compared to Singapore in the month of August. In that month