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European Parliament member talks about the benefits of blockchain and EU’s stance on digital assets

Eva Kaili spoke at a Ripple Regionals event organized by Ripple at a hotel in London. Eva Kaili, a member of the European Parliament spoke about Blockchain technology and how it’s disrupting a lot of the sectors and gave an insight into her entry into blockchain. Continue reading European Parliament member talks about the benefits of blockchain and EU’s stance on digital assets

No Legal Basis to Ban or Limit Bitcoin Mining

The European Commission has confirmed that it is paying attention to concerns about rising electricity consumption for cryptocurrency mining in the European Union, according to European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, who oversees digital economy and society. According to a notice on the European Parliament website, Gabriel addressed the issue in response to a question posed to the parliament. Continue reading No Legal Basis to Ban or Limit Bitcoin Mining

Multi-National Regulation Of Cryptocurrencies

Wopke Hoekstra, the Dutch Minister of Finance has notified the Senate and House of his plans to take action regarding the regulation of cryptocurrencies, which he claims are expanding and in need of better regulation. In a public letter, Hoekstra said he intends to work with other European nations on this issue, but he acknowledges regulations will take time to develop. Hoekstra noted that the number of Dutch citizens who have invested in cryptocurrencies has jumped in the last year, with half a million households now owning it. Continue reading Multi-National Regulation Of Cryptocurrencies