Browsing the "Politics" Tag

Ripple Hires Legal Expert Behind Token Taxonomy Act

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain payments tech provider Ripple has hired a former political adviser to assist its advocacy efforts with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

Top Republican Touts Blockchain Privacy as Alternative to Regulating Big Tech

| Daniel Palmer

U.S. House minority leader Kevin McCarthy has argued for the use of blockchain networks in protecting users' data from "exploitation."

Minnesota House Bill Aims to Outlaw Cryptocurrency Donations

| John Biggs

Four Democratic House Representatives want to outlaw crypto donations to politicians.


Brazil’s President Rebuffs Cryptocurrency as Administration Explores Blockchain

| Diana Aguilar

“I don’t know what Bitcoin is,” Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says even as his administration eyes blockchain projects.

Congressman Budd Defends Blockchain in Testimony to House Ways and Means Committee

| Daniel Kuhn

"The bottom line is this is a national security issue and of utmost importance that we continue to develop this technology in the United States,"…

US Senate Confirms New CFTC Chair to Succeed ‘Crypto Dad’ Giancarlo

| Daniel Kuhn

Giancarlo said the agency is in “safe hands.”

u.s., flag, regulation

No, Bitcoin Isn’t Secretly Messing with the Mid-Term Elections

| Brian Forde

Take it from someone who's actually received crypto campaign donations.

In Korea’s Ruling Party, A Lawmaker Commits to Ending the ICO Ban

| Kim Byung Chul

A powerful new voice is standing up to South Korea's ICO ban.

Left, Right and Center: Crypto Isn’t Just for Libertarians Anymore

| Peter Ryan

The crypto community is more ideologically diverse than you might think, according to survey results in CoinDesk's Q2 2018 State of Blockchain report.

Ex-Trump Advisor Steve Bannon Is Making a Cryptocurrency

| Christine Kim

Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, confirmed Wednesday that he is working on a cryptocurrency of his own.