Tag: Politics

Altcoin
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Devs Behind Marshall Islands’ National Crypto Confirm Plans to Launch This Year

Brian Evans - Jan 15, 2019

The team developing a national crypto for the Marshall Islands has revealed they are still at work, despite previous uncertainty among officials

Banks
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What We Know About Yellow Vests’ Bank Run and How Crypto Could Help It

Brian Evans - Jan 12, 2019

French grassroots political movement Yellow Vests is fighting financial institutions via a bank run — and crypto could help

Bitcoin
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Dave Rubin Turns to Bitcoin for Crowdfunding After Alleged Patreon Censorship

Brian Evans - Jan 07, 2019

American talk show host Dave Rubin has announced he is turning to Bitcoin in lieu of the crowdfunding platform Patreon, in protest against the latter’s alleged censorship…

Adoption
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Thai National Tech Development Center to Introduce Blockchain in Voting

Brian Evans - Jan 03, 2019

A Thai center for tech development and research has developed a blockchain-based mobile e-voting system, which some hope will eventually be used in national elections

Blockchain
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Pro-Bitcoin Official in the White House: What We Know About Trump’s New Chief Of Staff

Brian Evans - Dec 18, 2018

Here’s what we know about Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s new chief of staff who has endorsed both Bitcoin and Blockchain

Bitcoin Regulation
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Tim May: Original Crypto Anarchist Who Was Displeased With Crypto Hype

Brian Evans - Dec 18, 2018

Tim May, original Crypto Anarchist, passed away last week. His work influenced the Bitcoin white paper, but May thought Satoshi “would barf” at the present state of…

Bill Clinton
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Bill Clinton: ‘Permutations and Possibilities of Blockchain are Staggeringly Great’

Brian Evans - Oct 02, 2018

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton delivered the keynote speech at Ripple’s Swell 2018 conference, addressing blockchain and cryptocurrency issues

Bitcoin Regulation
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From California to Colorado: How US Regulates the Political Donations in Crypto

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

California might be setting a crypto-unfriendly regulatory precedent. But for now it doesn’t have much influence on other states

Blockchain
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4 Blockchain Voting Projects Disrupting the World One Step at a Time

Brian Evans - Aug 21, 2018

Voting systems are one of the more prominent use cases for blockchain technology. With their added transparency and immutability, there are plenty of options to explore in…

Blockchain
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Gubernatorial Candidate Wants to Make Colorado a “Blockchain Hub”

Brian Evans - Aug 10, 2018

A candidate for Colorado governor has added a set of blockchain-related proposals to his gubernatorial campaign, aiming to make Colorado a “blockchain hub”