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, tweeted a photo of Governor Polis as he signed the Digital Token Act into law. Polis was surrounded by several of his cabinet members and the state attorney general. “Exciting day for blockchain technology,” Szczurek tweeted. Exciting day for #blockchain technology. @GovofCO @jaredpolis signed the

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Donald Trump, California Governor Feud over $3.5 Billion Bullet Train Project – Is the President Right?

California’s bullet train project is the latest thorn that’s nagging U.S. President Donald Trump. In a tweet, Trump claimed that California had canceled the bullet train project after wasting ‘billions of dollars’. He then demanded that the Golden State refund the $ 3.5 billion that the federal government had allocated to the project. The federal funds for the 220 mph train project were awarded nine years ago. California has been forced to cancel the massive bullet train project after having spent and wasted many billions of dollars. They owe the Federal Government three and a half billion dollars. We want that

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China’s Position on Crypto Likely to Harden Under New PBOC Governor (news.bitcoin.com)

China’s cryptocurrency markets have witnessed a number of significant events in recent weeks, including affirmation from the People Bank of China (PBOC)’s new governor, which will likely intensify the country’s crackdown on cryptocurrency.
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New Chinese Central Bank Governor Bullish On Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies.

China has always had a harsh stance on cryptocurrencies. That might change.

Yi Gang was appointed to be the new governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the Chinese central bank. The newly appointed governor has reported to have positive views on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies….

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Newly Appointed PBOC Governor Once Called Bitcoin 'Inspiring', Praised Its Accessibility

Yi Gang, who was “unexpectedly” appointed to serve as new governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) on March 19, could soften the institution's stance towards cryptocurrencies, given his previously reported positive views on Bitcoin (BTC). According to reports from Chinese media, Yi spoke …
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China’s PBOC Governor Speaks Against Speculative Cryptocurrencies (news.bitcoin.com)

This week the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, spoke about both public and privately issued cryptocurrencies. Zhou details that the central bank dislikes “speculative cryptocurrency products” and the bank does not officially recognize digital currencies like bitcoin. Further Zhou explains the bank is monitoring projects like bitcoin and initial coin offerings (ICO), and aims to ramp up regulatory actions.
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