Florida Judge Overturns Ruling That Bitcoin Isn’t ‘Money’
A Florida appeals court has overturned a ruling that acquitted a Localbitcoins trader of money laundering and working as an unlicensed money transmitter.
Court: Crypto Shill John McAfee Liable for Neighbor’s 2012 Death
John McAfee, cryptocurrency enthusiast, presidential aspirant, and millionaire founder of the near-ubiquitous McAfee Antivirus, has been found legally liable for the death of his former neighbor, Gregory Faull, who was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head back in 2012, the Register reports.
US Judge Says Boxer-Backed ICO Token Is a Security
A Florida district court has published an analysis explaining how a crypto token is a security.
Florida Is Creating Its Own Crypto Czar
The Sunshine State's chief financial officer, Jimmy Patronis, said in a statement Tuesday that he has created a new position to supervise the state's cryptocurrency industry. He explained that the new overseer will be tasked with enforcing applicable regulations to protect investors from potentially malicious actors.
Judge Reopens Cryptsy Customer Class Action Against Coinbase
A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has reopened a case involving cryptocurrency startup Coinbase and the now-defunct exchange service Cryptsy.
Telegram Takes Alleged Trademark Squatter to Court over Cryptocurrency Naming Rights
Encrypted messaging company Telegram has filed a trademark suit against a Florida company that also intends to create a cryptocurrency named “gram.”
Florida Tax Collector to Accept Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Payments
A Florida county tax collector has partnered with bitcoin payments processor BitPay to accept cryptocurrency for a variety of services.