Vitalik Buterin suggested that if a central bank were to issue a cryptocurrency in the next few years, the token would not represent a genuine blockchain use case.
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October 16th 2017
A chancellor in Delaware has thrown out a case brought by R3 alleging that Ripple breached a contract that would have allowed R3 to purchase 5 billion XRP from Ripple, effectively earning a profit of around $1 billion.
October 13th 2017
Argentina’s government has been using the Bitcoin-based distributed application OpenTimestamps to record the publication times of its official bulletins.
October 12th 2017
The Swedish government agency responsible for the collection of taxes has, for the first time, accepted bitcoin from a debtor.
October 11th 2017
The Russian government has announced vague plans to control the issuance and flow of cryptocurrency and has alluded to the possibility of introducing a cap on the amount of cryptocurrency that a single individual may purchase.
October 11th 2017
Private sector players in the blockchain space shared the stage with government officials and international aid personnel in a wide-ranging conference convened by the US State Department.
October 10th 2017
In a statement to the press today, Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled his eagerness to take advantage of the benefits that cryptocurrencies offer in the banking and financial sectors, but also appeared to remain wary of certain risks inherent in the technology.
October 9th 2017
Vanuatu’s government has approved bitcoin as a valid form of payment for participants in its citizenship-by-investment program.