Israel confirmed the taxation of bitcoin as property

The government of Israel confirmed Monday that it will treat bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for the purpose of taxation as property. Notice confirms previous hints that the IRS will treat cryptocurrencies as property and not as currency and to levy the appropriate tax. The position of the IRS was first described in the draft circular […]

In the state Duma proposed to restrict mining for fire safety

Vice-speaker of the lower house of Parliament, the head of the faction «United Russia» in the state Duma Sergey Neverov has suggested to limit the number of untrained people who engaged in mining. He said this during the parliamentary hearings on the theme «Formation of legal environment, financing and development of the digital economy». «Mining […]

Service distributed data storage goes to the ICO

Sponsored content The Project — a universal platform for the storage, transmission and direct distribution of the data. The service acts as an aggregator hosting providers, the marketplace, combining hosters and customers (senders and recipients), as well as a tool for direct distribution of copyright content. The beginning of a Token Sale — March […]

The head of Committee GD: cryptocurrency will attract Russian investment

The legalization of crypto-currencies would allow Russia to attract foreign investment, including from countries that joined the anti-Russian sanctions, said at the parliamentary hearings in the state Duma on the development of the digital economy the head of the Duma economic policy Committee, Sergei Zhigarev (LDPR). «Legalizing digital currencies as a means of payment can […]

South Korea will support «normal» cryptocurrency trading

South Korea seems to soften the position in relation to trade cryptocurrencies. According to Yonhap News, Cho, Hang-Sik (Choe Heung-sik), the head of the financial Supervisory Service, said that the government «will support cryptocurrency trading when making normal transactions.» At the meeting with representatives of cryptocurrency exchanges Cho also said that the government «will encourage» […]

Italy Completes Consultations on Registration of Crypto Companies

Public consultations on a new regulatory regime for crypto companies in Italy are now closed. Interested parties were invited by the Ministry of Economy and Finance to share suggestions and comments on a draft decree introducing registration and reporting requirements in the sector. The new set of rules will come into force within 3 months […]

Etude sur l’image de Bitcoin

Thomas Joubert nous informe que le laboratoire d’économie de l’université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, auquel il appartient, réalise une étude scientifique sur l’image de Bitcoin auprès de la population. Si vous possédez des cryptomonnaies et que vous avez plus de 18 ans, vous pouvez y participer. Toutes vos réponses seront tenues anonymes et aucune information permettant […]

Conférence : la gouvernance monétaire des cryptomonnaies

Conférence de Maël Rolland, doctorant à l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales : Le retour du refoulé : du « Code is Law » à la discrétion… enjeux politiques d’une gouvernance duale à travers la question des « forks » Où ? – EHESS – salle 11, 105 Boulevard Raspail à Paris. Quand ? – Le vendredi 23 […]