Chilton went on to say:
The Obama administration should move quickly to embrace bitcoin and blockchain technology, a former government regulator has argued in a new op-ed.
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If the CFTC does engage in regulation there will certainly be challenges. Monitoring exchanges will certainly be one. But they currently do not seem to have Bitcoin as a particular target. The agency ... Read More
Commissioner J Christopher Giancarlo of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said today that he believes the government agency should reexamine existing rules as necessary to foster innovat... Read More
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