Dutch court rules that Bitcoin is a legitimate 'transferable value'

A Dutch court has ruled in favor of a petitioner who was owed 0.591 BTC by a private company. Significantly, the judgement classifies Bitcoin as a “transferable value” – a strong sign towards the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies. The petition was filed in a Dutch court by one Mr. JW de Vries on 2 …
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Quebec: 'We're Not Interested' In Bitcoin Mining Without 'Added Value'

The Quebec government said it is “not interested” in providing cheap electricity to Bitcoin miners via state utility Hydro-Quebec during a conference Friday, Mar. 2, Bloomberg reports. In comments during a conference in the capital Montreal, Premier Philippe Couillard implied that, unlike previous …
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