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Hit On Net Neutrality Could Be Blow To Bitcoin

By Darryn Pollock FCC head Ajit Pai has managed to deal a major blow to free and neutral Internet usage by repealing the so-called Net Neutrality laws. Effectively, this allows broadband companies the power to potentially reshape Americans’ online experiences. Effectively, the…

Putin Advisor Announces New Blockchain Advocacy Group

The chief internet advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced the creation of a new association focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency, reports say. According to local news source RNS, Herman Klimenko revealed the new group – the Russian Association of Blockchain and…

The Simplest Way to Understand Why The DAO Was a Security

Last Tuesday night, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ended months of speculation, breaking its silence on blockchain tokens and issuing a landmark report that said a blockchain-based project called The DAO had issued securities under U.S. law. The report, however, is important…

Russia Prepares to Legalize ICOs

Russia is currently working on a regulatory framework to legalize Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), local publications reported on Wednesday. This is in addition to a bill that is being finalized to recognize cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether. Amending Law…