Browsing the "hearing" Tag

US Senators Raise Crypto Mining Concerns, Propose Government Blockchains

| Nikhilesh De and Muyao Shen

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hosted a hearing Tuesday on the "energy efficiency of blockchain and similar technologies."

CFTC Chair Says Regulator Is ‘Behind’ on Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is "falling behind" in understanding blockchain technology, chairman Christopher Giancarlo said.

US Congressman Calls for Ban on Crypto Buying and Mining

| Christine Kim

A U.S. congressman called for banning all U.S. residents from buying or mining cryptocurrencies during a hearing Wednesday.

CFTC Official to Congress: Don’t Be ‘Hasty’ With Crypto Rules

| Nikhilesh De and Christine Kim

LabCFTC director Daniel Gorfine advocated for thoughtful regulation of the cryptocurrency space in Congressional testimony Wednesday.

Congress Is Now Holding Two Crypto Hearings This Wednesday

| Christine Kim

Congress is set to hold not one but two separate hearings related to cryptocurrencies on Wednesday.

Lawmakers to Discuss If Crypto Is ‘The Future of Money’ Next Week

| Christine Kim

The U.S. House Financial Services Committee will host a crypto hearing focused on its use as a form of money next week.

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US Senators Discuss Crypto Threat to Domestic Elections

| Nikhilesh De and Madeline Meng Shi

DarkTower director Scott Dueweke said cryptocurrencies are "tailor made" for foreign powers hoping to influence American elections.

DHS Official Tells Congress Blockchain Uses Are ‘Almost Limitless’

| Nikhilesh De

Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, Maersk and UPS described how blockchain can be used in supply chain in a hearing Tuesday.

What to Expect When Congress Talks Blockchain Tuesday

| Nikhilesh De

Tuesday's blockchain hearing will specifically look at the technology's applications in supply chain management.

US Lawmakers to Hear Case for Blockchain Supply Chain

| Stan Higgins

Lawmakers in the U.S. Congress are set to hold a hearing on blockchain tech next week.