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Dutch Political Candidate Puts up ‘Bitcoin Is the Future’ Billboards With Laser Eyes

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Billboards saying “Bitcoin is the future,” featuring laser eyes, can now be seen in the Netherlands. They are part of an election campaign for Robert Valentine, the chairman of the Dutch Libertarian Party and candidate for the upcoming parliamentary election.</strong> Dutch Pro-Bitcoin Parliamentary Candidate With Laser Eyes on Billboards The Dutch Libertarian …

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House: Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Google have “monopoly power,” should be split

Enlarge / The United States Capitol Building, the seat of Congress, on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Omar Chatriwala | Getty Images Last June, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law began an in-depth investigation into four major firms—Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. The subcommittee wanted to answer one key question: …

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US Lawmaker Proposes Legislative Groundwork for National Blockchain Strategy

A U.S. lawmaker wants the federal government to begin considering a national blockchain strategy. On Tuesday, U.S. House Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Kent.) introduced a bill calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to survey the prevalence of blockchain technologies across industry, government and the globe. CoinDesk obtained a draft version of the bill, HB6938, which …

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