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2808, 2020

Study: Florida could be the next Wyoming in tapping into $100B Bitcoin market

By |August 28th, 2020|

(The Center Square) – If Florida lawmakers tweak the state’s money transmission regulations and adopt several relatively minor financial technology (fintech) measures, the Sunshine State could become the next Wyoming in capitalizing on the $100 billion global Bitcoin market. “Florida can and should become a leader in the advancement of [...]

2408, 2020

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases New Backgrounder Examining the Role of Puerto Rican Voters in Florida Elections

By |August 24th, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Backgrounder Examining the Role of Puerto Rican Voters in Florida Elections Puerto Rican voters in the United States have steadily become a large and influential voting bloc. Since 1898 post Spanish-American War, the resulting diaspora [...]

2408, 2020

Common Themes from the Commonwealth: Puerto Rico’s growing role in Florida politics

By |August 24th, 2020|

By: David Freddoso CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PDF Introduction In 2017, Florida overtook New York to become the state with the largest Puerto Rican population in America. This milestone serves to illustrate just how much political influence the Puerto Rican diaspora has come to exercise, even though Puerto [...]

1808, 2020

Would Other Countries Trust a U.S. Government-Controlled Silicon Valley?

By |August 18th, 2020|

It is easy to see why Americans may be uneasy about Chinese technology companies. Setting aside recent policy efforts to ban or reorient Chinese apps like ByteDance's TikTok and Tencent's WeChat, Westerners worry that these companies may engage in certain activities on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party. Laws such as the Cybersecurity Law and Encryption [...]

1008, 2020

STATEMENT RELEASE: The James Madison Institute Releases New Backgrounder Examining Cryptocurrency

By |August 10th, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 The James Madison Institute Releases New Backgrounder Examining Cryptocurrency Over the last decade, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have provided viable alternatives to traditional third-party financial institutions. Florida, which has already embraced the “fintech” revolution by creating a regulatory [...]

1008, 2020

Bitcoin Beach: Reforms to Attract Cryptocurrency Innovation and Investment in the Sunshine State

By |August 10th, 2020|

By Andrea O'Sullivan, Director of the Center for Technology and Innovation, The James Madison Institute CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PDF  Introduction  Florida can and should become a leader in the advancement of cryptocurrency. In one short decade, Bitcoin (the most widely known cryptocurrency) has grown from a little-known [...]

508, 2020

Democrats Sharpen Tech Antitrust Messaging at Historic House Hearing

By |August 5th, 2020|

August 4, 2020 By: Andrea O'Sullivan Tech commentators often note that political antipathy to Silicon Valley is a bipartisan affair. When it comes to antitrust, that's not exactly true. This was especially apparent at last week's blockbuster House Judiciary Committee hearing that featured the digital visages of the CEOs of Facebook, Google, [...]

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