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Washington State shouldn’t let blockchain regulation go to pot
Washington State recently passed SB5638, “recognizing the validity of distributed ledger technology,” to much fanfare in the local community, but the bill itself does little to position Washington as a hub of blockchain innovation and without quick and decisive action, we could very well be on a path to repeat the same mistakes made in […]
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