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U.S. Congressman Reintroduces Bill to Give ‘Safe Harbor’ to Cryptocurrency Firms

United States Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) this week reintroduced a bill designed to provide regulatory clarity for cryptocurrency companies. Tagged the ‘Blockchain Regulatory Certainty Act’, it was initially introduced on the floor of the house in September 2018 alongside two other cryptocurrency-related legislative namely a House resolution to express support for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, and the Safe Harbor for Taxpayers with Forked Assets Act of 2018, aims to address confusion surrounding how to report gains made as a result of cryptocurrency forks to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Continue reading U.S. Congressman Reintroduces Bill to Give ‘Safe Harbor’ to Cryptocurrency Firms

Crypto Firms Speak out Against Critical McKinsey Report

Consulting giant McKinsey & Co recently published a report on the state of the blockchain industry, claiming that while crypto technology has potential, it has been unable to break away from the early “pioneer” phase with most use cases failing to take off. Continue reading Crypto Firms Speak out Against Critical McKinsey Report

Did Google Blacklist Ethereum Ads? Crypto Firms Report Issues

Earlier this week, an Ethereum startup in Serbia discovered that its advertisements on Google were not being shown in certain regions. As the company investigated the case further, it found out that the keyword “Ethereum” has been completely banned on Google Ads and is not served to users on the platform. Continue reading Did Google Blacklist Ethereum Ads? Crypto Firms Report Issues