Tech Think Tank Applauds US Sanctions On China, But Cautions On Focus

FinTech, Investing, News, Regulation | March 22, 2018 By:

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a think tank for science and technology policy, has applauded the Trump administration’s efforts to curb China’s alleged “pattern” of abusing economic and trade policy to gain unfair advantage in key industries. But ITIF cautioned the administration against imposing tariffs on producer goods that support US productivity growth.


US Federal Trade Commission Forms Blockchain Working Group

Announcements, Blockchain, Investing, News, Regulation | March 20, 2018 By:

In response to a lawsuit against four individuals accused of cryptocurrency related fraud, the US Federal Trade Commission is forming a working group on blockchain issues.

“It is no surprise that fraudsters might use cryptocurrencies in their scams,” said an FTC blog post from Neil Chilson the acting chief technologist of the agency.