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Japan’s Bitcoin Entrepreneurs Await New Digital Currency Laws

The National Diet, Japan’s legislature, is examining several digital currency bills that have the potential to lend a great deal of legitimacy to the virtual currency industry in the country. In the aftermath of the Mt.Gox collapse in 2014, Japanese lawmakers decided to draft laws that would bring bitcoin exchanges under the supervision of financial regulators, in addition to recognizing digital currencies as legal tender. While these legislative proposals passed …
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