The government in Kiev intends to legalize cryptocurrencies and comprehensively regulate the fintech sector as part of a new public policy developed by the economy ministry. The process may take up to three years to complete but eventually the industry built around virtual assets should become a legitimate part of
The U.S. Marshals agency has announced plans to auction $4.2 million worth of bitcoin (BTC) in November 2018. The sealed bid auction is for nearly 660 bitcoins which were seized in a series of federal criminal, administrative and civil cases over the years. The haul comes from cases against convicts like Thomas Mario
Kenya’s government plans to deploy blockchain technology to manage a government housing project of half a million units, Kenyan news outlet the Star reported Oct. 15th. Within the affordable housing program the government of Kenya reportedly aims to build half a million units by 2022, and assist contributors earning less than 100,000 Kenyan Shillings ($998) as they cannot afford mortgages.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two blockchain bills into law. According to a press release we received from the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition, AB 2658 by Assemblymember Ian Calderon outlines blockchain technology and updates the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act to include it. The bill also forms a committee (with industry representation) to build the best