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US Lawmakers Question Terrorist Use of Facebook Cryptocurrency

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. lawmakers questioned FinCEN director Kenneth Blanco about potential terrorist use of Facebook's libra cryptocurrency.

US Lawmakers File Bill to Exempt Cryptocurrencies from Securities Laws

| Stan Higgins

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain other digital assets from securities laws.

US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations

| Nikhilesh De

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are asking SEC chair Jay Clayton to provide clarity on when token sales are classified as securities.

US Congresswoman Reveals She Bought Ether and Litecoin Last Year

| Nikhilesh De

Hawaiian Representative Tulsi Gabbard bought more than $1,000 each of ethereum and litecoin last December, according to a public filing.

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.

What to Expect When Congress Talks Crypto (Twice) Tomorrow

| Nikhilesh De

Two Congressional committee hearings will examine whether crypto is the future of money, as well as what sort of regulation the space may need.

House Rules Politicians Must Disclose Crypto Investments Above $1K

| Muyao Shen

Members of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress, must begin disclosing cryptocurrency investments that exceed $1,000.

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.

SEC Official Defends ‘Balanced’ ICO Oversight in Congress

| David Floyd

A hearing at the House financial services committee saw hostility from some reps, sympathy from others, and a "balanced approach" from the SEC.

US Congress to Hold Blockchain Hearing on Valentine’s Day

| Nikhilesh De

Two U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees will hold a hearing next week on applications for blockchain technology.