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Crypto-Loving US Senate Candidate Forced to Return $130,000 Bitcoin Donation

US Senate candidate Austin Petersen received a $130,000 bitcoin donation but was forced to return it due to federal regulations governing campaign contributions. Petersen, a Republican who is hoping to unseat incumbent Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill during the mid-term election in November, said that an enthusiastic supporter attempted to donate $130,276 worth of bitcoins (~20 The post Crypto-Lovi...
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Ukraine Bitcoin Fans Aim to Put Satoshi Nakamoto Statue Where Lenin’s Once Stood

Plans are underway in Ukraine to honor the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, by erecting a statue of him in Kiev. The preferred location for the statue is Shevchenko Boulevard, where a monument to Vladimir Lenin — the father of the Soviet Union — stood before it was brought down during the 2014 Ukrainian The post Ukraine Bitcoin Fans Aim to Put Satoshi Nakamoto Statue ...
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Bitcoin.org Redesign Goes Live, Removes References to Pro-SegWit2x Companies

Bitcoin.org launched a new website design on and has removed references and links to certain partners, including BitPay, Coinbase, and Blockchain.   The removal of the companies occurred most on the resources pages, namely the exchanges page. The argument for removing these large players, who have helped with increasing adoption for new users, is that The post Bitcoin.org Redesign Goes Live, ...
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Anti-Bitcoin, Pro-Blockchain Howard Schultz To Exit Starbucks Amid Rumors He’s Planning a Presidential Run

Howard Schultz, the anti-bitcoin, pro-digital currency executive chairman of Starbucks, recently confirmed his intention to leave his role at Starbucks and is said to be considering getting into politics, according to CNBC. Schultz has denied in the past that he is planning to run for president, but he has been active over the years in The post Anti-Bitcoin, Pro-Blockchain Howard Schultz To Exit S...
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ICO Promoter John McAfee Says He’s Running for President [Again]

John McAfee, the cybersecurity pioneer and ICO promoter, has announced on Twitter he has decided to run for president of the United States in 2020, past refusals notwithstanding. In spite of past refusals, I have decided to again run for POTUS in 2020. If asked again by the Libertarian party, I will run with them. The post ICO Promoter John McAfee Says He’s Running for President [Again] appe...
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After Last Year’s Mempool Drama, Batched Bitcoin Transactions Finally on the Rise

When bitcoin transaction fees hit record costs in mid-to late-2017, a race for solutions was in force. The most workable one came in the form of batching bitcoin transactions, and batching’s popularity has increased in the background of a general bear market that started in early 2018. Technical Underpinnings of Batching At the time, it The post After Last Year’s Mempool Drama, Batched...
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Fmr. Obama Aide Attacked for Taking Bitcoin Contributions for Political Campaign

Two California Democrats running for Congress are at odds over one’s decision to accept bitcoin contributions. In his campaign ad, ex-SEC attorney Dave Min slammed former Barack Obama aide Brian Forde for accepting BTC political donations. “Brian Forde’s big donors? Bitcoin speculators who oppose cracking down on drug deals and human trafficking,” Min’s ad trumpeted. ...
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Bitcoin Traders Join Supreme Court Challenge to India’s Banking Blockade

More bitcoin traders are challenging India’s directive for banks to stop financial services to cryptocurrency exchanges in the populous Asian country, with a court hearing of the challenge set for Thursday this week amid complaints that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is curtailing “essential” trade services. On Monday, the Economic Times in India reported The post Bitcoin Traders Join Supreme Cou...
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Wisconsin Mulls Allowing Bitcoin Donations for Political Campaigns

Ethics officials in the U.S. state of Wisconsin are divided on whether to allow political campaigns to accept campaign donations in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. If Wisconsin approves the move, it will join Montana, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. federal government in allowing cryptocurrency campaign contributions. At a hearing on April 24, the Wisconsin Ethics The post Wisconsin Mulls Allow...
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Kazakhstan May Ban Cryptocurrencies Citing Money-Laundering Concerns

Kazakhstan’s National Bank is considering banning cryptocurrency use, exchanges, and mining, saying virtual currencies are an ideal vehicle for fraud, money-laundering, and tax evasion. “In Kazakhstan, the National Bank is taking a very conservative approach toward the matter, and it welcomes nothing but extremely tough restrictions,” Daniyar Akishev, the chairman of Kazakhstan’s Natio...
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