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Canadian Municipality Set to Accept Bitcoin for Property Tax Payments
The Town of Innisfil, Ontario, will accept bitcoin for property tax payments from next month in a one-year trial project.
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Ohio Eyes Potential Blockchain Benefits in Real Estate Transactions
County auditors in the U.S. state of Ohio have launched a study of the improvements blockchain might bring to property transfers.
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Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State's Crypto Industry
The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.
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Harbor Launches Tokenized Equity Purchases With Real Estate Offering
Security token startup Harbor is offering its first private placement, allowing investors to buy into a high-rise property.
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Australian State Eyes Blockchain Upgrade for Property Transactions
The New South Wales state government is trialing blockchain tech from ChromaWay as part of a bid to digitize property conveyance by next summer.
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New Patent Eyes Blockchain Timestamping for Property Contracts
A major real estate brokerage in China is exploring how to provide definitive proof of a contract's time of signature using blockchain tech.
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Real Estate ICOs Are Moving In, But Investors Aren't Floored
A new rush of entrepreneurs, this time armed with crypto tokens, think they can reinvent real estate for more efficient equity investment.
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I'll Give You My Bitcoin When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands
Unlike money in the bank, cryptocurrency can't be unilaterally seized by governments, clawing back a modicum of power for the individual.
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Russia
Russia's Government to Test Blockchain Land Registry System
The Russian Federation is launching a blockchain land-registration pilot project in 2018, according to the Ministry of Economic Development.
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Perkins Coie: The UCC and Bitcoins – Solution to Existing Fatal Flaw
Law firm Perkins Coie examines why bitcoins might be subject to security interests that reduce their value, and if this can be resolved.
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