Government

Panama Congressman Gabriel Silva (Rep-7)
Panamanian Congressman Presents Bill to Regulate Crypto
Gabriel Silva drafted legislation proposing the use of cryptocurrency as a means of payment for civil and commercial operations.
Panama Congressman Gabriel Silva (Rep-7)

El Salvador bitcoin
Investors See Possible El Salvador Bitcoin Embrace as Too Little to Move Market
El Salvador's announcement was largely ignored by markets, possibly due to the country's small size, analysts say.
El Salvador bitcoin

Joe Biden
Has COVID-19 Made Biden’s Big Spending the New Normal?
The pandemic has made Americans increasingly open to getting help from the government. The Biden budget aims to make the most of those feelings.
Joe Biden

What Chainalysis' Latest $100M Raise Says About the Demand for Blockchain Surveillance
What Chainalysis’ Latest $100M Raise Says About the Demand for Blockchain Surveillance
Chainalysis just raised $100M in its latest funding round and now has a valuation of $2B. The firm provides blockchain analytical services to buyers, including government agen...
What Chainalysis' Latest $100M Raise Says About the Demand for Blockchain Surveillance

Wyoming Senator Says National Debt Is Debasing the Value of the US Dollar. Is Bitcoin the Solution?
Wyoming Senator Says National Debt Is Debasing the Value of the US Dollar. Is Bitcoin the Solution?
Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming is one of the biggest crypto supporters in the U.S. Senate. She discusses the federal government’s opportunity to harness bitcoin’s power as a store...
Wyoming Senator Says National Debt Is Debasing the Value of the US Dollar. Is Bitcoin the Solution?

Virginia Governor Signs Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law
Virginia Governor Signs Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law
Virginia is the second state in the U.S. to pass a comprehensive data privacy law. “The Hash” panel discusses the roles of states, the federal government and big tech companie...
Virginia Governor Signs Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law

City of London, U.K.
Ex-London Stock Exchange Chief Says UK Should Embrace Crypto Post-Brexit
"It is a good example of a policy area where independence allows us to be more agile," said Xavier Rolet and others in a blog post.
City of London, U.K.

Dubai
Dubai Free Zone Becomes First UAE Government Entity to Accept Bitcoin
The free zone accepts payments in bitcoin, ether and the tether stablecoin.
Dubai

Australia flag
Australia's Blockchain Ecosystem Needs More Support From Regulators, Says Industry Body
Blockchain Australia CEO Steve Vallas believes the country is "well placed" when it comes to blockchain, but financial regulators need to take a more active role.
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India's Parliament House, New Delhi
India May Side-Step Parliament to Push Through Crypto Bill: Report
The bill would potentially kick off the development of a digital rupee while banning “private cryptocurrencies.”
India's Parliament House, New Delhi