30 Nov '16, 8pm

BREAKING: State of Illinois seeks comments on new #bitcoin guidance.

– Secretary Bryan A. Schneider with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (“IDFPR”) has announced the release for comment of the Department's proposed “Digital Currency Regulatory Guidance” on decentralized digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Zcash. The proposed guidance expresses the IDFPR’s interpretation of Illinois’ Transmitters of Money Act (“TOMA”) and the application of its interpretation to various activities involving digital currencies. Decentralized digital currency is an electronic medium of exchange that is not created or issued by a central authority, is not legal tender, and can be used to purchase goods and services or to exchange for other currencies. “As innovative payment technologies grow in popularity, it is vital that we provide a succinct regulatory framework that gives businesses operatin...

Full article: http://www.idfpr.com/news/2016/11302016IDFPRRequestCommen...

Tweets

Illinois Blockchain Initiative Unveiled: US State Reveals Sweeping Policy and Plan to Attract Innovators

Illinois Blockchain Initiative Unveiled: US Sta...

coindesk.com 30 Nov '16, 5pm

What started as an early experiment by the state of Illinois to offer insurance services on a blockchain has expanded into...

BREAKING: Illinois General Assembly Passes Esse...

nrdc.org 02 Dec '16, 1am

SPRINGFIELD, IL – After more than a year of intensive stakeholder negotiations, the Illinois General Assembly passed a swe...

Votes nearing, efficiency changes in Exelon Illinois bill draw environmental support

Votes nearing, efficiency changes in Exelon Ill...

The latest changes to Illinois’ massive and comprehensive energy legislation has won over some environmental advocates who...

AEP Seeks $52 Million to Build up to 10 Ohio Microgrids

AEP Seeks $52 Million to Build up to 10 Ohio Mi...

greentechmedia.com 30 Nov '16, 9pm

American Electric Power is asking regulators for $52 million to build eight to 10 microgrids in Columbus, Ohio. Microgrid ...

News: 5 Illinois All-Americans at Nike Cross Na...

runnerspace.com 04 Dec '16, 1pm

race was an amazing one considering the road that she took to get to Portland. Keller has spent half the season battling a...

#futureenergyjobs #twill

edf.org 02 Dec '16, 1am

(SPRINGFIELD– December 1, 2016) In a bipartisan victory, Illinois lawmakers today passed the Future Energy Jobs Bill. The ...

North Carolina man pleads guilty to conspiring with Islamic State recruiter | FDD's Long War Journal

North Carolina man pleads guilty to conspiring ...

longwarjournal.org 30 Nov '16, 1am

Justin Nojan Sullivan, a 20-year-old man from Morganton, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to terrorism charges today after a...

EU State-By-State Regulation: What Are the Implications?

EU State-By-State Regulation: What Are the Impl...

bitcoinmagazine.com 05 Dec '16, 10pm

The European Commission’s recent decision to delay new anti-money laundering legislation by six-months is the latest in a ...

ComEd Strips Mandatory Demand Charges From Illi...

greentechmedia.com 23 Nov '16, 6pm

With just three days remaining in the Illinois legislative session, Exelon and Commonwealth Edison have stripped several p...

"U.N. Syria envoy wants Trump to increase fight against Islamic State"

"U.N. Syria envoy wants Trump to increase fight...

uk.reuters.com 29 Nov '16, 6pm

By Gabriela Baczynska | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday sought to dispel concerns that th...

Islamic State claims its 'soldier' carried out ...

longwarjournal.org 29 Nov '16, 8pm

The Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency has released a short statement claiming that yesterday’s attack at Ohio State Univers...