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Legal Bitcoin News

Read the latest news about Bitcoin and the law, including information on Bitcoin's legal status, the legal and regulatory issues of virtual currency and more

AirBitz Launches Crypto-Equity, Made Legal By JOBS Act

San Diego based bitcoin wallet provider AirBitz is opening a crowd equity funding round using WeFunder and BitPay. The JOBS Act's lessening restrictions on...

50+ Attorneys Join New Digital Currency and Blockchain Tech Defense Coalition

Over 50 attorneys and academics have joined a new defense coalition focusing on digital currency and distributed ledger legal. The alliance, called the Digital Currency...

Congressional Blockchain Caucus Formed

Coin Center's efforts in Washington D.C. seem to be paying off. A bipartisan caucus dedicated to the "advancement of sound public policy" relating to...

House of Representatives Proclaims Support Of Blockchain, Non-Fiat Currencies

The United States House of Representatives has passed House Resolution 835. The resolution, among other things, expresses support for blockchain technologies and non-fiat currencies. The House...

Clearvoter Founder, Rosa Shores Discusses Blockchain Technology For Politics (Interview)

This week, CoinJournal had the opportunity to interview Rosa Shores, Founder and CEO of a new project Clearvoter. As election season in the United...

Diamond Trade Watchdog Looks at Blockchain Tech to Combat Fraud

The Kimberley Process (KP), a global industry watchdog for clean trade in diamonds, is looking at blockchain for greater transparency and security in diamond trade....

The Shadow Brokers Want Us To Crown Them Kings

A hacker called The Shadow Brokers claims to have hacked the NSA. The leak includes what the Shadow Brokers claim to be exploits and malware from...

Ryan Kennedy Convicted Of Rape, Sentenced to 11 Years

Ryan Kennedy, former CEO of the MooPay (Moolah) cryptocurrency exchange, has been sentenced on three charges of rape. According to the Daily Mail, the rapes reportedly took...

Charlie Shrem Released From Prison

"Guess who's back, back again." Charlie Shrem, former CEO of BitInstant and one of the founders of the Bitcoin Foundation, announced that he is free from prison....

Bitcoin Stands Strong Amidst Global Political and Economic Uncertainty

When some of us consider Bitcoin, we think of resilience. Let’s be honest - much has transpired in our world since Bitcoin was first...