Category: Bitcoin Policy Institute

In Attempt to Stop CBDCs, States Are Rejecting Ostensibly Pro-Bitcoin Legislation

The backlash against the UCC’s Article 12 has led to a firestorm among politicians who believe they are rejecting CBDCs. But these reforms represent a boon to Bitcoin, protecting self-custody and giving Bitcoin legal clarity in commerce and lending. In dramatic fashion earlier this month, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem wielded her red-hot branding iron […]

The Silent March of Bitcoin Policies Across US States

In this article, BPI Visiting Fellow and Consumer Choice Center Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski illuminates the evolution of state level Bitcoin policy. As legislators focus on Bitcoin, they attempt to balance policy with various entrenched interests. Because it separates state from money, Bitcoin is inherently a political animal. ‍Bitcoiners may not want to interact with […]