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20 Organizations File Amicus Briefs in Support of Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht

The post 20 Organizations File Amicus Briefs in Support of Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht appeared first on CCN Twenty organizations signed onto amicus briefs in support of Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht’s petition to have his case reviewed by the US Supreme Court. On Feb. 5, five amicus curiae briefs were filed regarding Ulbricht… Read More »

Blockchain-Friendly Arizona Moves to Allow Bitcoin Tax Payments

The post Blockchain-Friendly Arizona Moves to Allow Bitcoin Tax Payments appeared first on CCN Lawmakers in Arizona, a blockchain friendly state, have proposed allowing residents to pay their taxes in bitcoin. State Rep. Jeff Weninger, a co-sponsor for the bill, which the senate finance committee has already passed, said the measure will send a signal to… Read More »

‘A Reasonable Chance’ Ross Ulbricht’s Case is Supreme Court Bound: Legal Expert

The post ‘A Reasonable Chance’ Ross Ulbricht’s Case is Supreme Court Bound: Legal Expert appeared first on CCN One of the foremost experts on the operations of the US Supreme Court has identified Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht’s case as one that raises questions that have “a reasonable chance of being granted” a hearing by… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Use in Illicit Activity ‘Small’ Compared to USD Volume: US Treasury Official

The post Cryptocurrency Use in Illicit Activity ‘Small’ Compared to USD Volume: US Treasury Official appeared first on CCN In December, the U.S. Senate Judiciary held a full panel hearing focusing on a bill designed to modernise anti-money laundering (AML) laws, which included looking at the role that digital currencies play. The hearing on Bill S1241:… Read More »