Episode 149 – BitPay Offers A BIP and Japan Looks to Tax Bitcoin

BitPay presents a BIP to solve the blocksize debate. Japan has bills in process to recognize bitcoin and tax it. The NSA will be giving warrantless wire-tapped communication data to Domestic policing agencies for non-terrorism related cases. Venezuela tells workers to stay home in order to conserve power. Ethereum updates and a first look at Expanse.

 

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Bitpay just released a BIP about adaptive block size.

http://www.coinspeaker.com/2016/03/22/bitpay-ceo-stephen-pair-block-size/

Japan to recognize bitcoin and tax it

http://www.lawyerherald.com/articles/40161/20160324/japan-begin-putting-tax-bitcoin-transactions.htm

NSA data to be used for Domestic Policing.

http://humansarefree.com/2016/03/its-official-nsa-data-will-be-used-for.html

Venezuela tells workers to take extra days off to conserve power

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2016/03/26/in-venezuela-the-government-turns-out-the-lights.html

Expanse – a competitor to Ethereum

http://themerkle.com/expanse-community-driven-smart-contract-platform-and-cryptocurrency/

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