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The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains

The EU has recently been very active in attempting to regulate digital currencies, including bitcoin. Last week, Bitcoin.com reported on the European Parliament’s proposal to...

Digital Currency Regulation Heats Up In The EU As Parliament Proposes...

Europe is seeking to further tighten its grip on digital currencies including bitcoin. Previously, the European Commission has only proposed strict rules for digital currency exchange...

ETF Blues? Check These Alternative Exchange-Traded Bitcoin-Backed Instruments

A Bitcoin trading frenzy ensued in the weeks and days leading into the Securities and Exchange Commission's rejection of the Bitcoin ETF. Many investors...

Malta’s Prime Minister Says Europe Should Become the Bitcoin Continent

The Prime Minister of Malta, Dr. Joseph Muscat, spoke on Thursday at the CEPS Ideas Lab event where he proposed that “Europe should become...

EU Parliament Report Recognizes the Bitcoin Blockchain’s ‘Dominance’

The European Parliament published an "in-depth analysis" on Tuesday on blockchain technology, focusing on “how Bitcoin's dominance of the blockchain field could affect wider...

Purse Expands Into Europe, Partners With Swiss Bitcoin Broker Bity

Purse announced a partnership with Swiss bitcoin broker Bity on Tuesday. This is the company’s first partnership with a broker in Europe, where it...

EU Proposes Storing Personal Data From Digital Currency E-Commerce In The...

A Committee of the European Parliament has recently proposed amendments to a regulation including online purchases using digital currencies such as bitcoin. Calling for customer data...

Europe Lays Out Roadmap to Restrict Payments in Cash and Cryptocurrencies

Cash and cryptocurrencies have been the target of the European Commission's anti-money laundering efforts. Recently, the Commission published a roadmap of its proposal for...

ECB Actively Considering Cash-Like Central Bank Digital Currency

In a speech on Monday, Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), discussed how the bank could design,...

Europe Committed to Tightening Digital Currency Rules by End of 2017

The European Parliament has recently released a report entitled 'The Juncker Commission's ten priorities: State of play at the start of 2017.' It includes...

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