Local Japanese Government Considers ICO to Revitalize Region (news.bitcoin.com)

A local Japanese government is considering a municipal initial coin offering (ICO) in order to raise funds to revitalize the region. It has partnered with private enterprises to begin research into how to launch the mooted ICO.
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ECB Considers “Legal Restraints” Against Bitcoin Says Council Member (news.bitcoin.com)

This week the European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council member, Ewald Nowotny, stated in an interview that the ECB is discussing “legal restraints” for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
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ECB Council Member Says Bitcoin Lacks Supervision
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India Considers Issuing Its Own Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrency as Legal Tender (news.bitcoin.com)

While working on creating a legal framework for bitcoin and other digital currencies, the Indian government is now considering launching its own bitcoin-like cryptocurrency. The proposed government cryptocurrency is to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
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