US Government Agencies are Monitoring Bitcoin's Lightning Network
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US Government Agencies are Monitoring Bitcoin's Lightning Network

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) is growing due to rising asset utilization from both retail and institutional investors. Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis pl ...
Usha YadavDec 17, 2021
Dapper Labs Becomes the First NFT Firm to Register to Lobby With the US Govt.
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Dapper Labs Becomes the First NFT Firm to Register to Lobby With the US Govt.

Dapper Labs, the firm behind Flow blockchain and NBA topshot has become the first NFT company to federally register to lobby with the US government.  The company now ...
Jafrin AhmedJan 13, 2022
Biden to Issue Executive Order on Crypto this Week
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Biden to Issue Executive Order on Crypto this Week

US President Biden is expected to issue an executive order this week directing government agencies to study different aspects of the digital asset space to come up w ...
Jafrin AhmedFeb 21, 2022
Russian Bitcoin Mining Largely Unaffected Amidst Russia-Ukraine Crisis
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Russian Bitcoin Mining Largely Unaffected Amidst Russia-Ukraine Crisis

The Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption index reported that miners in Russia contributed around 11.2 percent of the worldwide BTC hash rate in August 2021. Rep ...
Priyanka JadhavFeb 25, 2022
US Government Issues Warning on North Korea Targeting Blockchain Firms
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US Government Issues Warning on North Korea Targeting Blockchain Firms

The FBI, the U.S. Treasury Department, and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have co-released a cybersecurity advisory report against North Kor ...
Jafrin AhmedApr 19, 2022
Ross Ulbricht Agrees To Use $3B In Stolen BTC To Pay Debt To US government
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Ross Ulbricht Agrees To Use $3B In Stolen BTC To Pay Debt To US government

According to a court file originally discovered by Wired, nearly $3 billion in seized bitcoin will clear Ross Ulbricht of his $183 million obligations to the US gove ...
Prabhjeet BhatlaApr 23, 2022
US Government Launches First Case of Cryptocurrency Sanctions Evasion
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US Government Launches First Case of Cryptocurrency Sanctions Evasion

The United States Department of Justice has filed its first case regarding the use of bitcoin to circumvent sanctions. The defendant reportedly built a payment platf ...
Usha YadavMay 17, 2022