Cryptocurrency Regulation News

Cryptocurrency Regulation News

Read the latest news about the regulation of cryptocurrencies including the latest on the NYDFS Bitlicense

The Leftover Bits 14/5/15: Tip Musicians, SEC Charges Ex Circle Exec,...

The Leftover Bits is the web's most digestible daily bitcoin news column. ChangeTip Adds SoundCloud to Supported Platforms ChangeTip clearly has more reach than any other...

NYDFS Release Bit License Comments

This week the New York State Department Of Financial Services (NYDFS) published the comments they received regarding the BitLicense proposal on the department's website....

Energy And Commerce Committee Hears From Bitcoin Industry

The Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee for Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade heard from members of the cryptocurrency industry today. The hearing was a part...

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...

Why FDIC-Insured Exchanges are Significant for Bitcoin

Exchanges and hosted wallets have always been a weak point for bitcoin. Although the decentralized nature of the protocol is valuable for removing counterparty...

Interview With igot Founder Rick Day: Regulation Has ‘Absolutely’ Hindered Bitcoin...

You've heard it a million times. Remittance is Bitcoin's killer app. But Bitcoin still isn't there. The remittance market remains dominated by the old...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

Bitstamp Wins Payment Institution License From Luxembourg, Launches EUR/BTC Trading

Leading Europe-based bitcoin exchange Bitstamp, has been granted a license as a regulated Payment Institution by Luxembourg. The license is passportable into the 28...

Regulators Won’t Hesitate to Shut Down the Smallest of Bitcoin Startups

Mixed emotions are often found in the audience during the regulatory panel at any Bitcoin conference. While it’s important for individuals involved in the...

Bitcoin Survey: Price Volatility and Complexity are Holding Back User Adoption

The results from our recent poll on bitcoin usage in the United Kingdom are now available. There are many different interesting points to take...