Blockchain 

Mexican Crypto Exchange Bitso Seals DLT License from Gibraltar Regulator

Mexican cryptocurrency exchange Bitso will from now on be regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC), a July 19 announcement revealed. An apparent first in Latin America In what Bitso claims is an apparent first in Latin America, as of August 1, the custody, withdrawals, deposits and trading of cryptocurrencies on its platform will be overseen by the GSFC under a framework specifically evolved to regulate businesses in the distributed ledger technologies (DLT) sector.  GSFC’s Distributed Ledger Technology Regulatory Framework — finalized in January 2018 — focuses on ensuring…

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Bitcoin 

US Congressman Offers to Fund Mexican Border Wall Using Blockchain, ‘Wall Coins’

Ohio Republican Congressman Warren Davidson suggested raising money to build a wall on the border with Mexico using blockchain, in an interview on NPR Dec. 12. Davidson, who is known for his pro-crypto initiatives, spoke on NPR’s Morning Edition with host Steve Inskeep about the the United States president’s recent threat to shut down the government if Congress refuses to pay for a border wall. Commenting on the matter, Davidson said he had offered a “modest compromise” in the form of his initiative, dubbed “Buy a Brick, Build a Wall,”…

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