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Bitcoin Has a Florida Problem

| Justin S. Wales

Jurisdictions that lack clear guidance or take a hostile view of blockchain and crypto hurt the industry. Florida is doing both.

US Judge Says Boxer-Backed ICO Token Is a Security

| Muyao Shen

A Florida district court has published an analysis explaining how Centra Tech's CTR token is a security. 

Florida Is Creating Its Own Crypto Czar

| Muyao Shen

Florida's chief financial officer has created a new "crypto czar" to oversee regulation of the cryptocurrency and ICO space.

Judge Backs FTC Asset Freeze in Crypto Fraud Case

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. Magistrate Lurana Snow has recommended that a preliminary injunction be enforced against four alleged scammers.


US Trade Regulator Shuts Down Crypto Investment Scheme Promoters

| Stan Higgins

A U.S. district court has issued a restraining order against four individuals accused of operating a string of cryptocurrency investment schemes.

Florida State Employee Arrested for Allegedly Mining Crypto at Work

| Wolfie Zhao

A state employee at Florida's Department of Citrus has been arrested for allegedly using official computers to mine bitcoin and litecoin.

Florida Bill Would Legally Recognize Blockchain Signatures, Smart Contracts

| Nikhilesh De

A new bill introduced to the Florida House of Representatives aims to legally recognize blockchain records and smart contracts.

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Florida Firm Triggers SEC Suspension with Cryptocurrency Claims

| Chuan Tian

A publicly traded Florida firm has attracted scrutiny from the SEC over its cryptocurrency launch claims.

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Florida’s Money Laundering Statute Won’t Affect Most Bitcoin Users

| Andrew Hinkes

What's the potential impact of a recent court decision in Florida that centered on definitions for bitcoin and money transmission?

Miami’s Third Bitcoin Hackathon Was All (OK, Mostly) Fun And Games

| Ariel Deschapell

Gamification emerged as a major trend at the third-annual Miami Bitcoin Hackathon this week. Here's our summary of the event: