Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State’s Crypto Industry

news The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses. The Wyoming House of Representatives approved bill SF0125 last week, which recognizes digital assets as property and clears the way for banks to act as crypto custodians. The bill passed a House vote 54-2 and…

Germany Seeking Industry Feedback for National Blockchain Strategy

news The German government is seeking industry feedback ahead of developing the country’s blockchain strategy by the summer. A Reuters report on Monday, citing anonymous government sources, said that companies and industry groups “that could become stakeholders in a blockchain deployment process” have been invited to provide recommendations on the strategy. Whether proposed recommendations would…

Ohio Becomes Latest US State to Legally Recognize Blockchain Data

NEWS Aug 7, 2018 at 09:30 UTC  |  Updated  Aug 7, 2018 at 10:42 UTC Ohio has become the latest U.S. state to legally recognize data stored and transacted on a blockchain. The news comes after lawmakers from the state introduced a bill in May that sought to treat blockchain data and smart contracts as electronic records…