Brazilian Politician Proposes Bill to Offer Government Workers Payments In Bitcoin

Brazilian Politician Proposes Bill to Offer Government Workers Payments In Bitcoin

A member of Brazil’s chamber of deputies wishes to provide government workers with a bitcoin payment option. Cryptocurrencies are continuing to gain traction as a payment option by businesses and governments alike. Recently, Deputy Luizão Goulart of Brazil proposed a bill to allow public and private sector workers to be paid in bitcoin. If passed,…

Banks Continue to Hire Crypto Talent as Industry Job Postings Surged 615% in August

Banks Continue to Hire Crypto Talent as Industry Job Postings Surged 615% in August

Legacy financial institutions are going on a massive hiring spree for crypto talent, despite unflattering statements made in the press recently regarding cryptocurrency. According to a Bloomberg report, some of the Wall Street banking titans have added 1,000 crypto job positions to their organizations since 2018. With crypto and blockchain related job postings in the…

Crypto Is the New Battleground for U.S. Politicians, Which U.S. City Will Become the Crypto Capital?

Crypto Is the New Battleground for U.S. Politicians, Which U.S. City Will Become the Crypto Capital?

U.S. politicians have started embracing digital currencies at an increasing rate as the digital asset industry emerges as the new battleground for swaying audiences. Over the last week, four U.S. city mayors have announced accepting their paychecks in Bitcoin. It started with Miami mayor Francis Suarez announcing that he would be accepting his next paycheck…

POLITICIANS ACROSS THE WORLD ADVOCATE FOR BITCOIN AS THE BENEFITS BECOME OBVIOUS

POLITICIANS ACROSS THE WORLD ADVOCATE FOR BITCOIN AS THE BENEFITS BECOME OBVIOUS

It seems that it’s becoming a trend for politicians to espouse the benefits of bitcoin — and that’s not a bad thing! THE WEEK OF POLITICAL ADVOCATES This week turned out to be rather interesting as politicians across the world sent out pro-bitcoin sentiments with the biggest step being mayors across the U.S. planning on…

New York’s Mayor-Elect to Take His First Paychecks in Bitcoin

New York’s Mayor-Elect to Take His First Paychecks in Bitcoin

Democrat Eric Adams, who was elected as New York City’s 110th mayor earlier this week, has just announced that he will take his first three paychecks in Bitcoin.  Shortly after the election, Adams vowed to make “the Big Apple” a cryptocurrency-friendly city in an interview with Bloomberg, following Miami’s suit:   He has a MiamiCoin that is doing very well — we’re…

Hester Peirce: There’s a Jurisdiction Battle Over Crypto Regulation

Hester Peirce: There’s a Jurisdiction Battle Over Crypto Regulation

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce said that there are many different governing bodies competing to lead digital asset regulation Peirce thinks that more products, including a spot ETF, would benefit investors Peirce, who the cryptocurrency community has affectionately dubbed ‘crypto mom,’ has long advocated for greater clarity around digital asset policies. It would be in the…

Iran Needs an Independent Council to Regulate Cryptocurrencies, Says IBA Chief

Iran Needs an Independent Council to Regulate Cryptocurrencies, Says IBA Chief

According to Abbas Ashtiani, Iran needs to establish a special unit to regulate digital assets as the central bank is “not qualified enough” to do so. The leader of the Iran Blockchain Association (IBA) – Abbas Ashtiani – opined that the country’s central bank (CBA) is not capable of implementing a comprehensive regulatory framework on…