Russian company BBFpro had two dozens of Bitcoin ATMs confiscated by law enforcement with no explanations or advance inquiry from the prosecutors.
Rumors of Ukraine’s largest commercial bank PrivatBank inevitable nationalization have been circulating for a long time. One may only guess whether the new record set at Ukraine’s LocalBitcoins last week has anything to do with that; however, the USD exchange rate in Ukraine definitely has, as millions of the bank’s clients rushed to convert their […]
In 2016, a set of amendments to anti-terrorism legislation, also known as the Yarovaya Package (called so after the Russian Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya who initially proposed the measures) has become the most crucial event in the recent history of Russian IT industry.
Attempts to resolve governance issues with blockchain technology are becoming more frequent these days; however, practical implementation examples are scarce in this regard. Recently launched blockchain platform DayLight is another ambitious project exploring new paths in this area, and hopefully it could arrive at something bigger.
E-Vox team has announced the launch of blockchain-based e-voting service e-Vox:NaRada at the City Rada (council) of Balta, a town in Odessa Region of Ukraine.
These days, blockchain ceased being a mere computer technology with limited scope of applications, but a sort of a philosophic concept applicable anywhere in human society. In particular, it may be successfully implemented in state building and reformation of both governance systems and the society in general.
Blockchain technology is the only option to solve Ukraine’s fundamental problems, including corruption, reforms, and non-transparency of elections, cryptocurrency expert Mike Chobanyan told ForkLog.
Earlier this February, German ministry of finance came up with a proposal to limit cash transactions to 5,000 Euros. While the move has launched yet another set of indignation ripples across local society, it can hardly be perceived as something new.
Russian Ministry of Communications has prepared a draft law implying government control of internet traffic. According to the document, the authorities will be entitled to control internet traffic routes within Russia.
These days, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are starring in speeches by various European officials proceeding from terrorist funding assumptions.