Tag: policy

ShapeShift App Removes Several Altcoins To Gain Apple’s Approval

A new update to the mobile Shapeshift application is creating some bad blood between Bitcoin community members. As it turns out, the new iOS update has removed several coins which are not supported by Apple. While it is understandable the company does so; they are dropping part of their community to please “corporate overlords”. Not the decision some people had expected. ShapeShift Does an 180 On Some Coins Over the …
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Paypal New Policy Terms Regarded as Draconian By Some Users

Paypal has told its customers that starting from November 19, new policies and amendments will be included in the company’s legal agreements.  For the last two days, Paypal has been alerting its users about incoming updates of its legal agreements (Terms and conditions) with customers. The new policies have sparked some polemic among users in social media. Specifically, the section 4.4 of the document became one of the most talked about points of the …
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EDCAB Leads Discussions as Industry and Policymakers Come Together to Discuss the Future of Virtual Currencies in Europe

EDCAB – a new Brussels based public policy platform for digital currencies and distributed ledger technologies – organises a flagship roundtable series in the European Parliament, during a critical week for industry. Traditional financial services players such as Barclays and Nasdaq joined leaders from the virtual currency and blockchain world, to meet with policymakers from across the EU institutions in a series of roundtables organised by EDCAB in the European …
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European Virtual Currency industry responds to EU policymakers with a Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology Forum

EDCAB – European Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology Forum – co-organises a flagship industry expo for policymakers in the European Parliament from 18 to 21 April 2016. Virtual currencies have rapidly risen up the European policy agenda in all the major institutions: The Council of the European Union put virtual currencies top of their list of areas targeted for rapid progress at its February Council meeting and has called for …
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