Aaron Stanley

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The US Government Needs an IT Reboot – And It Wants the Blockchain’s Help

| Aaron Stanley

U.S. government agencies are reaching out to the blockchain community for help drafting an action plan for bringing its IT systems up to speed.

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ICO Ban? Canada’s Regulators Are Giving One Token Sale a Big Break

| Aaron Stanley

An ICO startup has been accepted into Quebec's regulatory sandbox, demonstrating how regulators there want to accommodate the burgeoning industry.

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Inevitable Bust? GPU Makers See Crypto Mining as Short-Term Sales Boost

| Aaron Stanley

Interest in crypto mining has boosted the revenue of GPU makers at a time that's traditionally their slowest. But some fear the boom won't last.

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A Bitcoin Law for Every State? Interest and Animosity Greet Model US Regulation

| Aaron Stanley

A bill for unifying state legislators around virtual currency rules is seeing both interest and hostility, each from unexpected parties.

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Legal Experts Warn of Coming Crackdown on Token Exchanges

| Aaron Stanley

A D.C. conference focused on blockchain legal challenges has highlighted the possibility of regulatory turbulence in the token exchange sector.

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Malta Is Gearing up to Greenlight Bitcoin Gambling

| Aaron Stanley

The nation of Malta is taking steps to legalize bitcoin and cryptocurrency for use in its domestic gaming industry.

Non-Profits See Blockchain Vision, But Face Harsh Realities

| Aaron Stanley

Non-profits are fast waking up to the possibilities offered by blockchain, but implementing real-world solutions will be anything but easy.

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Mr. Blockchain Goes to Washington

| Aaron Stanley

CoinDesk profiles a recent effort to educate US lawmakers on the impact and benefits of blockchain technology in Washington, DC.

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Symbiont Demos Blockchain Share Issuance for DC Lawmakers

| Aaron Stanley

Distributed ledger startup Symbiont gave a demo of how blockchain could be used to rethink share trading at a congressional event this week.

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ConsenSys, Nation of Mauritius in Talks to Create ‘Ethereum Island’

| Aaron Stanley

The Indian Ocean nation of Mauritius is seeking to turn itself into an incubator for Asia and Africa's blockchain expansion.