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The Crypto Industry Remains Mostly Unengaged in Election 2020
The cryptocurrency industry did not get heavily engaged in this year’s election, either via donations or lobbying.
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First SEC Official to Say Ether Is Not a Security Is Leaving the Agency Later This Year
William Hinman, the director of the SEC’s division of corporation finance, is planning to leave the agency later this year.
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US Democrats Ask Trump Administration for Details on Terrorist Crypto Seizures
Two U.S. Democrats have asked the White House to provide more information on recent seizures of cryptocurrency from terrorist groups, including ISIS.
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Blockchain to Play 'Essential Role' in Farming Supply Chains, Says US Government
An agency attached to the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it expects blockchain will play an important role in the sector's supply chains.
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US Marshals Service Seeks Firm to Custody and Sell Crypto Seized From Criminals
The U.S. Marshals Service is on the hunt for a contractor to help it store and auction cryptocurrency it seizes in operations against criminals.
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US Offers $5M Bounty for Arrest of Venezuela's Crypto Chief
The head of Venezuela's state-backed petro cryptocurrency has been added to the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Most Wanted list.
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US Transportation Dept. Says Blockchain Could Bring More Trust to Commercial Drones
A U.S. Department of Transportation report says using blockchain to track drones can make them safer.
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US House Committee to Hold Hearing on Blockchain Benefits for Small Businesses
The Committee on Small Business will discuss how blockchain technology can help startups in March.
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Inside Chainalysis’ Multimillion-Dollar Relationship With the US Government
Public records show Chainalysis made more than $10 million in five years from the U.S. government and stands to take in more than $14 million, dwarfing its competitors in the blockchain surveillance industry.
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FEMA Advisory Board Proposes Blockchain to Speed ‘Disaster Dividend’ Payouts
The NAC argued that blockchain could improve the speed of payouts communities rely on in the wake of natural disasters.
FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Teams Help Local and State Responders with Rescues in Neighborhoods Impacted by Hurricane Matthew