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Bitcoin => Press => Topic started by: bitlamp on February 08, 2017, 04:49:16 AM

Title: [2017/02/07]Hawaii to Consider Bitcoin-Friendly Blockchain Bill to Boost Tourism
Post by: bitlamp on February 08, 2017, 04:49:16 AM
Hawaii, the 50th and most recent state to join the United States of America, is jumping on the blockchain train with the announcement of a legislative bill that’s aimed at exploring the technology.

House Bill 1481, which was filed on January 25, has been created to help form a team of people to consider the best ways that the use of blockchain can help to boost Hawaii’s tourism and technology. The bill is being sponsored by Democratic Reps Chris Lee and Mark Nakashima.

According to the authors of the bill, they state that:

“The legislative finds that leading industries and governments are quickly adopting innovative technology to defend against cyberattacks and revolutionize products and services for the twenty-first century.” (