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Russia’s members of parliament Oleg Nikolaev, Anatoly Aksakov, and Igor Divinski, as well as senator Nikolai Zhuravlev have presented a new bill on digital financial assets that defines cryptocurrencies as well as tokens as property while banning their use as means of payment. The new bill defines “digital financial assets”,Read More →


It turns out those pesky conspiracy theorists were actually onto something. Classified documents provided by the whistleblower Edward Snowden show clearly that the NSA worked feverishly to target bitcoin users around the globe — and wielded one perpplexing source of info to help track down the senders and recipients of Bitcoin(s),Read More →


A newly proposed cryptocurrency self-regulatory organization put forward by Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss now has support from an important government advocate on the issue. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissioner Commissioner Brian Quintenz has persistently advocated for the creation of a cryptocurrency SRO(self-regulatory organization), calling for a moveRead More →


The State of Wyoming has now created a new class of assets in defining cryptocurrency as “Utility Tokens”, reports Forbes March 13. As previously reported by CBNN, the Wyoming state legislature passed House Bill 70 on March 6th, which exempts cryptocurrencies from state securities regulations. The bill was signed into law by Governor Matt Mead on March 8. ThisRead More →