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Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin – Bitcoin News

Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin - Bitcoin News Regulation Authorities in the state of Wisconsin have discussed the adoption of guidelines regarding cryptocurrency contributions to political campaigns, as requested by the Libertarian Party. Other states, like California, have urged politicians not to accept bitcoin donations. Kansas is the only state prohibiting such contributions. The Federal Election Commission allows crypto donations to campaigns for federal office.  Also read: Majority of US States Have Taken a Stance on Bitcoin and Blockchain Libertarians: The Question Is Not “Whether” but “How” The Wisconsin Ethics Commission held on Tuesday a public hearing on a request from the state’s
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SEC Charges Third Centra Co-Founder With Fraud

SEC Charges Third Centra Co-Founder With Fraud

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Please share if you find this article interesting. SEC Charges Third Centra Co-Founder With Fraud Regulation The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that Centra Tech Inc. co-founder, Raymond Trapani, has been charged with fraud charges resulting from the SEC’s investigations into Centra’s controversial $32 million USD initial coin offering (ICO). Mr. Trapani is the third and final Centra co-founder to be charged for having a role in the ICO. Also Read:16 Regulated Crypto Exchanges Unveil Plans to Restore Public Trust in Japan  “Mastermind” Centra Co-Founder Charged for Involvement With “Fraudulent” ICO Raymond Trapani, a co-founder of Centra Tech Inc., has been charged by the SEC for his involvement in “a fraudulent scheme related to Centra’s
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Weekly Price Overview: Cardano, April 24

Weekly Price Overview: Cardano, April 24

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Weekly Price Overview: Cardano, April 24 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Cardano is the seventh largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization. It has made a stellar comeback in the past few days on the back of its listing on the Huobi exchange and introduction of additional trading pairs on Binance exchange. #Binance Adds ADA/BNB and ADA/USDT Trading Pairshttps://t.co/GmTUh2TsN1 pic.twitter.com/HDy7JxezGV — Binance (@binance) April 17, 2018 Traders also seem to
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Hybrid Crypto, Real Estate Fund Granted Gov’t Permission In Germany

Hybrid Crypto, Real Estate Fund Granted Gov’t Permission In Germany

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Hybrid Crypto, Real Estate Fund Granted Gov’t Permission In Germany Munich-based BITREAL Capital GmbH has been granted marketing authorization and registration by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) for a cryptocurrency and real estate hybrid fund, Finance Magnates reported April 24. According to the company’s LinkedIn profile, BITREAL Capital GmbH was founded in 2017 and is a “fund initiator and innovator” in the area of special alternative investment funds (AIFs). The BITREAL Real Estate Blockchain Opportunities Fund 1 (BREBCO 1) will reportedly be the first such fund in Germany to combine cryptocurrencies and real estate. The strategy of BREBCO 1 is to invest in Blockchain technology through established
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Capital Group Prohibits Associates, Family Members From Investing In ICOs

Capital Group Prohibits Associates, Family Members From Investing In ICOs

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Capital Group Prohibits Associates, Family Members From Investing In ICOs Capital Group, an American financial services company and one of the world’s oldest investment management organizations, has prohibited its associates and their immediate family members from investing in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), according to an upgraded Code of Ethics filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) April 19. The updated Code of Ethics emphasized the new guidelines and policies towards Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and ICOs, saying: “All associates and immediate family members residing in the same household may not participate in IPOs or ICOs.” The document further explains that Capital Group may make rare exceptions for IP
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Cryptocurrency Infused Islamic Microfinance Fund Launches in Central Java – Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrency Infused Islamic Microfinance Fund Launches in Central Java – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Cryptocurrency Infused Islamic Microfinance Fund Launches in Central Java - Bitcoin News Emerging Markets This week the firm Blossom Finance announced the open enrollment for an Islamic microfinance fund that will accept multiple cryptocurrencies such as BCH, ETH, and BTC. Investors will focus on socially responsible opportunities, and receive profit sharing from Blossom’s network of microfinance partners in the province of Central Java, Indonesia through a partnership with the PBMT Ventura. Also read: Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win Big Cryptocurrencies, Microfinance, and Central Java News.Bitcoin.com recently spoke with Matthew Martin, the CEO of Blossom Finance about the launch of Blossom’s new cryptocurrenc
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Redefining The Rules of Cryptocurrency Trading: Changelly Partners With Binance

Redefining The Rules of Cryptocurrency Trading: Changelly Partners With Binance

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Redefining The Rules of Cryptocurrency Trading: Changelly Partners With Binance The introduction of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain has been evidenced across a number of industries and these changes are still very much ongoing. Some may argue that the adoption rate is still too slow, while others would say that regulation has been too lax and that the “good” days of cryptocurrency markets are over. However, there is plenty to suggest that there is future for cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency trading in general. In particular, the move towards regulation is in itself a strong indication that crypto-markets are here to stay for the long term. There is a famous 1800s saying: “This is a money digging world of ours; and, as it is sa
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James Bond-Like Villain in $2 Million Bitcoin Heist Caught in Amsterdam – Bitcoin News

James Bond-Like Villain in $2 Million Bitcoin Heist Caught in Amsterdam – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. James Bond-Like Villain in $2 Million Bitcoin Heist Caught in Amsterdam - Bitcoin News News Amsterdam police have announced the re-arrest of Sindri Thor Stefansson. He was initially arrested days ago in Iceland in connection with a bitcoin hardware mining caper that included 600 computers worth $2 million. In a James Bond-like villain move, after his first capture he managed to escape, reportedly hitching a ride on a plane carrying Iceland’s prime minister. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: ICO Scares Investors with Ghost Prank Bond-Like Bitcoin Villain Re-Arrested Mr. Stefansson, after have absconded, wrote to a popular online site to plead his case. “I simply refuse to be in prison of my own free will,” he explained to
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TD Ameritrade Put An Actual Ad on the Bitcoin Blockchain

TD Ameritrade Put An Actual Ad on the Bitcoin Blockchain

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Please share if you find this article interesting. TD Ameritrade Put An Actual Ad on the Bitcoin Blockchain TD Ameritrade planted an ASCII flag - that is to say, imprinted an advertisement - on bitcoin's blockchain earlier this month. The online broker announced that it sent 68 bitcoin transactions to create a digital flag with its logo on the bitcoin blockchain, in a post published this past weekend. The company used the OP_Return feature in bitcoin's protocol to insert the characters, creating 68 invalid transactions as a result. Due to the nature of the blockchain, this flag is now forever preserved on the cryptocurrency's ledger. "We love finding new ways to use emerging technology. So we decided to have a little fun and plant our flag. Okay - technically, we embedded it,...
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Bill Allowing Residents To Pay Taxes In Crypto Passes Arizona House Committee

Bill Allowing Residents To Pay Taxes In Crypto Passes Arizona House Committee

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bill Allowing Residents To Pay Taxes In Crypto Passes Arizona House Committee The Rules Committee of the Arizona House of Representatives has passed SB 1091, a bill that would allow state residents to pay their taxes with cryptocurrencies, public records indicate April 23. Arizona law requires bills to pass three readings. The House Ways and Means Committee gave its approval to SB 1901 last month after the bill passed the Arizona State Senate on Feb. 8. It now will proceed to the House floor for a vote. The bill has been subject to revision, notably expanding the number of altcoins that could be used for tax payments to include “LiteCoin or any other [recognized] cryptocurrency.” SB 1901 also specifies that the state government m