Bitcoin is a phenomenon that provokes conflicting emotions in people. Fear. Excitement. Elation. Doubt. For governments tasked with regulating every new thing that comes along, be it the motor car or the internet, bitcoin presents a conundrum. How to regulate such a seemingly unregulatable creation? While many western governments...
Trump administration Treasury Secretary, Steven Terner Mnuchin, in a recent interview, largely about US tax code and proposed cuts, gave his first public comments regarding bitcoin.   Also read: Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions: ”Bitcoin is a big problem” Treasury is Looking at Bitcoin Very Carefully Moth to flame? Bear to honey? More money,...
The chairman of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), Professor Schmuel Hauser, has recently outlined a number of the regulator’s concerns regarding cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Also Read: Israeli Securities Authority Establish Committee to Consider ICO Regulations “There’s a Difference Between Blockchain Technology in General, and Cryptocurrencies and ICOs” Professor Hauser opened...