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Policy and Legal
Since the emergence of Bitcoin, policies and laws around cryptocurrencies has been controversial. Some countries have started to embrace digital currencies, while others have decided to ban digital assets altogether. Lawmakers and policymakers are beginning to evaluate the benefits of cryptocurrencies, while also raising concerns.


Paraguay To Introduce Bitcoin law, Draft Leaks details
Reportedly, a leaked draft copy shows the detail of the proposing Bitcoin law in Paraguay. The South-American country is expected to be another country worldwide to propose Bitcoin law after El Salvador, promoting Bitcoin as Fiat Money.
JPMorgan: El Salvador to Face multiple Obstacles on the way to Implement Bitcoin as Fiat Money
JPMorgan Chase, citing a report, stated that El Salvador’s designation of Bitcoin as legal tender would bring various obstacles to its country, questioning the robustness of the payment mechanism.
More than 75% Salvadoran Distrust in Bitcoin as Fiat Money, Poll suggests
A poll shows that more than three-quarters of Salvadorans are sceptical towards the implementation of Bitcoin across the country, according to Reuters, citing a survey released Thursday.
Paraguay Introduces Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender
Paraguay lawmaker has tabled a motion in pursuing Bitcoin as legal tender, hoping that the country will become another country to use cryptocurrency after El Salvador.
El Salvador Airdrops $30 for Bitcoin Handout, BTC Will Become Legal Tender in September
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukelet announced that Bitcoin will officially become legal tender on September 7 and will airdrop $30 in Bitcoin to the public.
El Salvador Seeks To Be The First Country To Legalize Bitcoin as Legal Tender
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele intends to introduce a bill that would make Bitcoin legal tender.
SEC and Ripple's Next Meeting for XRP Case Set for May 21
The next hearing between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple will be held on May 21.
US SEC Charges “Bitcoiin2Gen” Executives with Defrauding Investors In $11.4 Million Crypto Scheme
Bitcoiin2Gen executives have been charged by the US SEC for allegedly securing millions from investors based on a crypto ICO scam shilled by Steven Seagal.
Canadian Tax Agency Asks Coinsquare Crypto Exchange to Hand Over Clients Personal Data
The Canada Revenue Agency has requested a judge of the Federal Court to force a crypto exchange to hand over information about all its customers.
Two US Nationals Charged With SIM-Swap Cryptocurrency Theft
Federal prosecutors have charged two US citizens with a SIM swap and phishing scam that led to a theft of over $16,000 worth of cryptocurrency.

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