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There'd Be No DLT Without Bitcoin, Says CFTC Chief
"It's important to remember that if there were no bitcoin, there would be no distributed ledger technology," Giancarlo told a U.S. Senate committee.
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CFTC Chair: 'We're Used To' Volatile Assets Like Bitcoin
As might be expected, Tuesday's Senate hearing touched on cryptocurrencies' volatility. But the head of the CFTC put the matter in perspective.
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SEC Chief Clayton: 'Every ICO I've Seen Is a Security'
Initial coin offerings were one of several subjects up for discussion during Tuesday's U.S. Senate hearing.
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What to Expect When CFTC, SEC Chiefs Talk Crypto With Congress
Congress will hold what may be the most consequential hearing in years on cryptocurrency Tuesday, with the heads of the SEC and CFTC in the hot seat.
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New Bill in Colorado Encourages State to Adopt Blockchain for Data Security
A new state bill introduced to the Colorado Senate is looking at using blockchain technology to secure private data from cyberattacks. 
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$700 Billion Senate Defense Bill Calls for Blockchain Cybersecurity Study
A major defense spending bill passed by the US Senate yesterday calls for a blockchain study, public records show.
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CFTC Chief Asks Congress for More Money to Oversee Blockchain
The CFTC has cited the advance of technologies like blockchain in a request to obtain additional funding for its oversight activities.
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The IRS is Due to Present its Digital Currency Strategy to Congress Next Week
Congress wants answers from the Internal Revenue Service about its investigation into bitcoin tax avoidance – and they’re due by next week.
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Senators Call for Digital Currency Oversight in Anti-Money Laundering Bill
A pair of US senators have filed a new anti-money laundering bill aimed at beefing up oversight of digital currency activities.
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Watch Washington's Senate Debate If Buying Weed With Bitcoin is Bad
Legislators gathered this week to hold a hearing on a measure that would prohibit cannabis firms in the state of Washington from working with bitcoin.
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