Dutch Economic Advisor Calls for Blanket Bitcoin Ban | Crypto Briefing

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A key economic advisor to the Dutch government has published an article arguing for Bitcoin mining, trading, and holding to be banned.
The piece claims that Bitcoin doesn’t have the key characteristics of traditional currencies like the dollar or euro.

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Netherlands Must Ban Bitcoin, Says Dutch Bureaucrat – BeInCrypto

The Head of the Netherlands’ Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) Pieter Hasekamp has said the country must ban cryptocurrencies immediately. 
Hasekamp believes that a cryptocurrency crash is inevitable, so the Netherlands should act promptly to avoid any potential damage.

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Law Decoded: All vs. One and One vs. All, Jan. 22-29

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law.
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Dutch Bitcoin firm reluctantly tightens rules at central bank’s behest

Bitconic, a Netherlands-based Bitcoin (BTC) exchange, has informed its users that they now need to comply with a new verification measure in order to continue to use their services. The change comes following new requirements from the Dutch central bank, which were published in Nov.

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Dutch Central Bank Demands Proof of Crypto Withdrawal Addresses

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the Central Bank of the Netherlands has announced new Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulations that require all local crypto exchange users to prove ownership of withdrawal addresses linked to their accounts.

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