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Pro-Bitcoin Colorado Governor Signs Cryptocurrency-Friendly Bill

Jared Polis, the Governor of Colorado, has signed a cryptocurrency-friendly bill exempting digital tokens from state securities laws — if their primary purpose is as a “consumptive.” Colorado Digital Token Act In November, Bitcoinist reported that US Representative Jared Polis, who is a known cryptocurrency and blockchain advocate, became Colorado’s Governor. On March 6, Theresa Szczurek said […]

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Pro-Bitcoin Colorado Governor Signs Crypto-Friendly Digital Token Act

Colorado Governor and avowed bitcoin fan Jared Polis signed the Digital Token Act on March 8, exempting cryptocurrencies from state securities laws under certain conditions. The new legislation also exempts crypto broker-dealers and salespeople from state licensing requirements under limited circumstances. Colorado Crypto Law Takes Effect on August 2 Theresa Szczurek, Colorado’s chief information officer, […]

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‘Illegal Financial Activity’: PBoC Deputy Governor Warns Against STOs in China

Advertisement Security token offerings (STO) – essentially initial coin offerings which are backed by tangibles such as a company’s revenues, profits or assets – are now officially banned in China. This emerged after the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) deputy governor, Pan Gongsheng, warned those issuing STOs that they were violating the law. “The STO […]

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California: Midterms See Largest US State Elect Pro-Bitcoin Governor

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Gavin Newsom is considered to be “pro-bitcoin.” Certainly, he’s willing to accept BTC for campaign contributions. He also has a record of being pro-technology in general, believing the government should be “performance-based” and that “government information and services at every level should be thoroughly ‘digitized,’ enabling citizens to conduct business with public […]

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Pro-Bitcoin Congressman Jared Polis is Colorado’s New Governor

U.S. Representative Jared Polis, known for his favorable attitudes towards cryptocurrency and blockchain, will become Colorado’s next governor after defeating Walker Stapleton. U.S. Representative Jared Polis (D-CO), who has made headlines for his pro-cryptocurrency and blockchain stances, has defeated Colorado state Treasurer Walker Stapleton to become the new governor. Governor-elect Polis has become well-known across […]

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No Point of a Central Bank Digital Currency in Australia: Assistant Governor

Advertisement Australia is not likely to see a central bank digital currency (CBDC) any time soon as the country’s reserve bank is of the view that the existing system ‘works well’. Speaking at this year’s Swift International Banking Operations Seminar (SIBOS) currently underway in Sydney, the assistant governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), […]