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With the potential to guarantee mutual trust and a verifiable route to justice, blockchain technology is a powerful tool to fix the parity within politics and law. This space will cover the technology fighting against them.

Politics & Law

The Fed Has Pumped $500 Billion Into the Repo Market. Where Does It End?

In September 2019, the interest rate for the overnight money market surged to 10%.

Jan 20, 2020
Politics & Law

Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Deadline Extended Again

The deadline to form a reimbursement plan for victims of the infamous Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange hack has been pushed back to March 2020.

Oct 31, 2019
Politics & Law

Crypto Capital President Arrested, Bitfinex Releases Statement

Following the arrest of Crypto Capital President Ivan Manuel Molina Lee, Bitfinex issued a statement regarding their relationship and seized funds.

Oct 25, 2019
Politics & Law

Bitfinex Files Subpoena to Recover $850M in Frozen Bank Accounts

Bitfinex is seeking deposition and documentation tied to millions of dollars it claims have been mismanagement by payment processor Crypto Capital.

Oct 22, 2019
Politics & Law

Pelosi’s Challenger Agatha Bacelar on Bitcoin as an Agent for Social Change

Agatha Bacelar is running for Congress with the perspective that Bitcoin and blockchain technology can be drivers of social good.

Oct 10, 2019
Politics & Law

Widow of QuadrigaCX Founder to Forfeit $9 Million to Exchange Victims

The widow of QuadrigaCX’s late founder has agreed to turn over about $9 million of assets to the exchange’s victims.

Oct 8, 2019
Politics & Law

Bitfinex, Tether Subject to Trillion Dollar Class Action Lawsuit

The suit claims that Bitfinex and Tether umbrella company iFinex engaged in market manipulation, among other accusations.

Oct 7, 2019
Politics & Law

TMX, Paycase Deal for Cryptocurrency Offerings Leads to $500M Lawsuit

An agreement between financial services company TMX Group and cryptocurrency broker Paycase Financial has resulted in a lawsuit between the two.

Sep 24, 2019
Politics & Law

The Fed Just Pumped $278 Billion Into the U.S. Economy: Here’s How

The New York branch of the Federal Reserve just financed $278 billion worth of repurchasing agreements, an echo to the Great Recession.

Sep 21, 2019
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin Magazine Week in Review – September 21st, 2019

9/21/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news stories affecting Bitcoin this week.

Sep 21, 2019
Politics & Law

Latest Pitch to Recover Lost Mt. Gox Bitcoin Has Critics Raising Red Flags

A Russian law firm claims it can recover funds for victims of the 2014 Mt. Gox hack. But critics see some flaws in the outlined plan.

Sep 13, 2019

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Bitcoin in Focus

This week in bitcoin news saw another twist in the Craig Wright saga, LocalBitcoins move away from anonymous trading with new KYC/AML requirements and more.

Aug 31, 2019
Politics & Law

Bitcoin IRA, Kingdom Trust and BitGo Enter Legal Battle

Bitcoin IRA, BitGo and Kingdom Trust are locked in a legal battle over account holder request obstruction and deception.

Aug 28, 2019
Politics & Law

Judge Rules Against Craig Wright, Criticizes Credibility in Court Decision

Bitcoin SV Creator Craig Wright has reportedly lost his latest legal battle, with the judge questioning his credibility.

Aug 27, 2019
Politics & Law

Unlicensed Exchange Conviction Leads to Seizure of 54 BTC

The latest unlicensed bitcoin exchange conviction led authorities to seize $889,000 and 54.3 in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Aug 26, 2019
Politics & Law

U.S. Secretary of State Wants to Subject Cryptocurrencies to Existing Regulations

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants cryptocurrencies to be regulated under existing rules for electronic transactions.

Aug 21, 2019
Politics & Law

Craig Wright’s Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Rejected Over Lack of Credibility

A lawsuit filed against Craig Wright will move forward after a judge rejected Wright’s motion to dismiss it.

Aug 16, 2019
Politics & Law

In Israel’s Crypto Banking War, Lawsuits Lead the Charge (For Now)

The fight to provide cryptocurrency services in the Holy Land.

Aug 12, 2019
Politics & Law

Congressman Reintroduces Cryptocurrency Tax Bill

Representative Ted Budd has introduced a bill meant to reform the national tax code around cryptocurrency.

Aug 8, 2019

Malaysian Authorities Bust Illegal Bitcoin Mining Operations

Bitcoin miners who plugged in directly to a distribution board cost a utility company over $760,000 in Malaysia.

Aug 8, 2019
Politics & Law

Coinbase Has to Litigate Suit Over BCH Listing in Court, Judge Rules

A judge has determined that Coinbase will have to answer to a lawsuit over its listing of bitcoin cash in court.

Aug 7, 2019