U.S. lawmakers are eyeing the formation of a new task force to combat the use of cryptocurrency in financing terrorism and other illicit uses.
Introduced to Congress by House Representative Ted Bud... Read More
A bitcoin-friendly U.S. lawmaker is hoping to get members of Congress to disclose their holdings of cryptocurrency assets.
In a written petition sent to the House Committee on Ethics dated Feb. 5, ... Read More
Congress is set to consider yet another proposed mandate for a cryptocurrency study, this time in the area of sex trafficking.
The House of Representatives Financial Services Committee is introduci... Read More
FCoin Crypto Exchange Draws Fire for Controversial Business Model
China-based FCoin – a new crypto exchange launched in May that takes a novel revenue model – has come under the spotlight after its trading volumes appear to have almost immediately surpassed some of
Mt Gox to Enter Civil Rehabilitation in Major Win for Creditors
Creditors of the defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox just won a big victory.
According to a Friday release from Mt. Gox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi, the exchange's ongoing bankruptcy proceedings have be
US Congressman: SEC's Stance on Ether Is 'Encouraging'
Congressman Tom Emmer has praised the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for clarifying that ethereum's native cryptocurrency, ether, is not a security.
As previously reported, last week
Bitcoin tumbles 8% after Japan watchdog orders exchanges to beef up practices against money laundering
Bitcoin prices fell roughly 9 percent Friday after Japan's financial regulator ordered several cryptocurrency exchanges to improve their practices against money laundering. The digital currency