Tag: digital assets

Jim RosicaJanuary 3, 2017
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Social networking platform Facebook has again hired Sebastian Aleksander for the 2017 Legislative Session, lobbyist registration records reviewed Tuesday. This makes the third year in a row that Aleksander will have represented the social media behemoth, based in Menlo Park, California. Among other major websites, he also represents Yahoo! Inc., records show. Facebook’s last significant interest in Florida legislation […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 7, 2016
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State Sen. Dorothy Hukill says she’s aiming to file legislation next year covering the use of “cryptocurrencies” such as bitcoin. “We’ve been learning a lot about it,” the Port Orange Republican said Wednesday. “We don’t really have any way to regulate it in Florida.” Cryptocurrency is online money, “decentralized digital currency beyond the reach of […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 24, 2016
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Legislation that would protect one’s “digital assets” after death has been passed by the Florida Legislature. The bill (SB 494) now heads to Gov. Rick Scott‘s desk after the House passed it 116-0 Wednesday. The Senate previously approved it on a 36-0 vote. Under the bill, someone of a person’s choosing could have access to and control their financial […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 2, 2016
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Legislation that would protect one’s “digital assets” after death has been passed by the Florida Senate. Senators unanimously OK’d the bill (SB 494) on Tuesday with a 36-0 vote, sending it to the House. Under the bill, someone of a person’s choosing could have access to and control their financial accounts, social media and almost anything else the person has […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 20, 2016
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Legislation that would protect one’s “digital assets” after death has cleared the last of its three review panels. The Senate Rules Committee unanimously OK’d the bill (SB 494) on Wednesday, making it available to be heard on the Senate floor. Under the bill, someone of a person’s choosing could have access to and control their financial accounts, social media […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 14, 2016
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Legislation that would protect one’s “digital assets” after death has cleared its second of three review panels. The Senate Committee on Fiscal Policy unanimously OK’d the bill (SB 494) on Thursday. Under the bill, someone of a person’s choosing could have access to and control their financial accounts, social media and almost anything else the person has online after their […]


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