“Bitcoin exists, according to the court, from a unique, digitally encrypted series of numbers and letters stored on the hard drive of the right-holder’s computer. Bitcoin is ‘delivered’ by sending bitcoins from one wallet to another wallet. Bitcoins are stand-alone value files, which are delivered directly to the payee by the payer in the event of a payment. It follows that a Bitcoin represents a value and is transferable. In the court’s view, it thus shows characteristics of a property right. A claim for payment in Bitcoin is therefore to be regarded as a claim that qualifies for verification.”
Russia's Duma accepts first draft of crypto industry bill - Coingeek
The bill, “On Digital Financial Assets,” proved to be a hit with lawmakers, who approved the measures almost unanimously.
More Americans Will Turn to Crypto If Fed Relaxes Post-2008 Measures, Analysts Say
As the U.S. Federal Reserve considers relaxing post-2008 crash banking regulations, Americans could conclude crypto is safer than fiat, Weiss Ratings argues.
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