Tag: FEC

Our Comment on the Federal Election Commission’s Draft Opinion Rejecting a Special Cryptocurrency Loophole

Today, we submitted a comment on the Federal Election Commission’s draft opinion rejecting a proposal by a company called OsiaNetwork LLC that would allow unlimited campaign contributions in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency on the theory that automated cryptocurrency mining is a form of “volunteering.” We believe the draft opinion is correct in its rejection of the “volunteering” exception, but
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FSFP to Federal Election Commission: Don’t Allow Unlimited Bitcoin Contributions

Today, Free Speech For People asked the Federal Election Commission to reject a request for an advisory opinion from a company called OsiaNetwork LLC that would allow unlimited campaign contributions in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. OsiaNetwork is proposing that donors could lend unlimited amounts of computer processing power to the company for “mining” cryptocurrency, which could then
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Watch the St. Petersburg City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting

On October 27, 2016, the St. Petersburg City Council convened for a Committee of the Whole meeting to consider our proposed ordinance to abolish super PACs and ban foreign corporate money in local elections. Free Speech For People, American Promise-Tampa Bay, the League of Women Voters of St. Petersburg, and other allies played a critical
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