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Malta’s ‘Bitcoin island’ dream moves closer as parliament approves three cryptocurrency and blockchain bills

On Tuesday (June 26) members of the Maltese Parliament voted unanimously to approve three cryptocurrency and blockchain bills designed to move the country closer to its stated goal of becoming a “blockchain island.” Parliament Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri, who is leading the push to make Malta a global … Continue reading Malta’s ‘Bitcoin island’ dream moves closer as parliament approves three cryptocurrency and blockchain bills

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Bitcoin’s historic first mention in US Supreme Court opinion

  A passing reference to Bitcoin in a dissenting opinion by US Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer has made history as the first ever mention of cryptocurrency in an opinion by the court. On June 21, the Supreme Court issued a ruling on Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States, a case involving a dispute … Continue reading Bitcoin’s historic first mention in US Supreme Court opinion

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