News Will a complete ban of cryptocurrencies in India affect Bitcoin?

The looming complete ban on cryptocurrencies in India is starting to shake up the Bitcoin community. India is one of the most populated countries in the world and a large population which is viewed as a great investment opportunity by blockchain startups. Every cryptocurrency community targets to have as many adopters/members as possible so as t...

News Laos yet to legalize Bitcoin and other cryptos

Laos still maintains that the use of cryptocurrencies in the country is illegal. In May, the central bank of the country reiterated the stand with a warning to the public against any dealing with cryptocurrencies.  According to the bank, cryptocurrencies in Laos are illegal. It has banned all financial institutions in the country from conducting...

News Bitcoin is an asset, not a currency, Israeli court rules

Israeli court has entered the ring of proving what Bitcoin really is and what it isn’t. On 21st May 2019, a judge in a court in Israel ruled that Bitcoin is not a currency but rather an asset. The case featured the founder of DAV, Noam Copel, who had made a fortune of $2.9 million in selling Bitcoins he had bought in 2011. The ruling puts all Bi...