US Congress to Hold Blockchain Hearing on Valentine’s Day
Two U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees will hold a hearing next week on applications for blockchain technology.
The hearing will assess various means of terrorist financing including cryptocurrencies and other funding mechanisms amid the backdrop of what occurred on Jan. 6.
A record-breaking government shutdown in the U.S. is pushing crypto policy decisions to the back burner.
The General Services Administration has been auctioning bitcoin since 2014, when the FBI shut down the Silk Road black market.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has asked industry members to provide suggestions for blockchain policy.
The U.S. Attorney's Office could soon confiscate another 500 bitcoins that have been seized from alleged ID forgers in Ohio.