Politics & Law
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.
8/3/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.
Lawyers for Bitcoin Core contributor Peter Todd have filed a response to a motion to dismiss his defamation suit over sexual misconduct allegations.
In a bid to circumvent U.S. sanctions, the government of Venezuela is experimenting with converting tax revenue into bitcoin and trading it for fiat currency at foreign exchanges.
The indicted man allegedly converted $2 million in cash to bitcoin through the unlicensed exchange Destination Bitcoin.
A super PAC established for 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang, an outspoken proponent of bitcoin, accepts Lightning Network donations.
A lawsuit against AT&T for allowing hackers to access a SIM card and steal $24 million in crypto assets will go to trial.
Comparing Facebook’s project to Satoshi’s.
The kidnappers were arrested in Jaipur after being unable to obtain a bitcoin ransom for their captives.
Canadian citizens in the city of Richmond Hill will soon be able to make municipal tax payments in bitcoin.
Due to a lack of crypto-specific regulations in European laws, Spanish officials say it’s hard to prove links between bitcoin ATMs and laundered funds.
The New York Attorney General’s Office may have new legal grounds in its pursuit of Tether and Bitfinex.
As the Cuban economy suffers under U.S. sanctions, the government is reportedly considering the adoption of cryptocurrency.
Dave and Grahm chat with the one and only John McAfee, who is currently living in exile in Cuba.
Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Bank Leumi has to open services to the Bits of Gold cryptocurrency exchange.
The FBI has questions in its ongoing investigation into the mysterious $190 million collapse of Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, so it’s turning to previous customers of the exchange for answers.
In an ongoing trend, someone has been sentenced for conducting unlicensed money exchanges through peer-to-peer exchange service LocalBitcoins.
The five keys to inner strength that Ross Ulbricht, founder of Silk Road, has learned from five years in prison.
Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has received interim protection for user account data stored in Arizona.
Crypto mixing service Bestmixer has been shut down over alleged money laundering violations.
The Australian Federal Police has charged a government employee alleged to have misused government IT infrastructure for personal cryptomining operations, earning about $6,200.
According to court documents revealed in the proceedings between Tether, Bitfinex and the New York’s Attorney General, Tether has used some of the cash reserves meant to back its stablecoin to purchase bitcoin.
In the latest development of an ongoing legal dispute with New York, attorneys for Bitfinex and Tether have asked for a lifting of restrictions on the stablecoin issuer’s funds.
Two Israeli citizens have been apprehended by law enforcement based on suspicions that they developed…
Bitfinex and the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) legal sparring in relation to $850 million in missing funds escalated with another round of court filings this past weekend.