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Digital Asset Bitgesell Provides the Perfect Ecosystem to Become Digital Gold

Digital Asset Bitgesell Provides the Perfect Ecosystem to Become Digital Gold

Bitcoin Press Release: Emerging digital asset Bitgesell has developed a practical ecosystem,

and long-term solution for the digital gold debate. The project overcomes issues plagued by Bitcoin to make it an extremely attractive proposition to holders, miners, and businesses

18th May 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands – Digital asset and cryptocurrency Bitgesell is a new project geared towards practical application, and offers a more attractive proposition to cryptocurrency miners and holders, than any similar alternatives. The Bitgesell ecosystem has been designed to ensure that it is practical, and suitable as a long-term digital investment option.

Why Bitcoin is Not a True Digital Gold

Bitcoin continues to be the foremost leader in the digital currency market, and has always defined what cryptocurrencies are. However, it is faced by a number of issues that have not been conclusively addressed:

  • Excessive Computational Power: Distributed nodes and miners keep any blockchain secure by ensuring that there is never enough computational power in a single control. Bitcoin has surpassed this level long ago. Today, only a fraction of the computer power is enough to secure the network.
  • Low Commissions in Future: In the future, when all of Bitcoin is mined, miners will rely on transaction fee. A little reward will be sufficient to keep miners in profit. However, the segwit based lightning network can also lead to miners moving away from Bitcoin as the transaction earnings can become so low, it would not be practical to keep working on the network.
  • Slower Scarcity : Bitcoin currently halves its block rewards nearly every four years. This scarcity and the level of new BTC mined means that block reward will reach zero roughly in 2140. For the true rise in value of Bitcoin, holders still have to wait 120 years.

Bitgesell Head Developer, Emma Wu explains one of the benefits that Bitgesell offers over Bitcoin: 

“Bitgesell can be perceived as a future of bitcoin, because of its smaller block size, how segwit extension would be developing (lightning network) and due to halving occurring each year, only after 2-3 years we will witness the future of bitcoin, not having to wait for 11 years.”

Bitgesell: The Better Bitcoin

The next stage in the evolution of Bitcoin, Bitgesell is the right step towards a digital gold model. A digital asset that is geared towards holding, it is a precisely calculated ecosystem that is predictable and reasonable.

  • Higher Transaction Cost: Setting a higher limit for transaction cost serves dual purpose of ensuring that only large amounts of coins are transacted, giving incentive for people to hold and increasing the demand while lowering he supply in the market, and ensuring that after all coins have been mined, miners are still in a profitable position, making the network secure.
  • 90% Burn: Coins in circulation are reduced at a fast paced level through burning 90% of transaction fee. This means that Bitgesell will see an increased value of remaining coins as the supply is lowered.
  • Halving Each Year: Where Bitcoin takes on an average 4 years, Bitgesell will half every year, further reducing the coins available and achieving zero emissions in a span of a few years.
  • Fully Segwit Supported: Bitgesell is a network that has fully implemented the segwit protocol. The network is fast enough to withstand any kind of load and transactions will be confirmed at lightning speeds.

The BGL coin powers the Bitgesell as a medium of holding and exchange. Like its Bitcoin counterpart, there will be 21,000,000 BLG ever produced. With a block weight of less than 400,000 bytes, it is 10 times smaller than Bitcoin, making it lighter and faster.

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Heiko Closhen, Entrepreneur

The Token Taxonomy Act and its impact on the Digital Market

The “Token Taxonomy Act” and its impact on the Digital Market

Recent events have indicated the possibility of the Token Taxonomy Act becoming law.

According to Warren Davidson, the United States Congressman serving Ohio’s 8th District, there is urgent need for regulations in the crypto sphere. He expressed his excitement on his Twitter Page about the revisions of the bipartisan bill and looked forward to its reintroduction. Warren Davidson together with Darren Michael Soto, Florida’s Democratic Representative proposed the bill to the U.S. House of Representatives in late 2018. Even so, it goes back to the 30’s and is an attempt to amend the 1933 Act and the 1934 Act. The Token Taxonomy Act aims to transform the trading and taxation of cryptocurrencies. By so doing, it shuts out digital tokens when defining a security. It could change the way cryptocurrencies are traded and taxed. It is a common belief that digital tokens constitute a new asset class. When describing the new asset class, people mainly concentrate on what it is not likely to be. This is in respect to the Howey Test court case of 1946 which implies that a digital token is not a security.

The Token Taxonomy Act Broken Down

The Token Taxonomy Act revolves around 4 principles.

1. Creation

A digital token is:

(i) A unit whose creation is ‘‘in response to the verification or collection of proposed transactions”;

(ii) “pursuant to rules for the digital unit’s creation and supply that cannot be altered by a single person or group of persons under common control”; or

(iii) “as an initial allocation of digital units that will otherwise be created in accordance with clause (i) or (ii).” For starters, it singles out mined tokens. Additionally, this principle implies a digital token is that whose regulations for creation and supply cannot be changed by an individual or group of people. Additionally, there is space for prior sales if they are in line with the stipulated guidelines.

2. Transaction History

The transaction history of a digital token

  • “is recorded in a distributed, digital ledger or digital data structure in which consensus is achieved through a mathematically verifiable process;” and
  • ‘‘after consensus is reached, cannot be materially altered by a single person or group of persons under common control.

This clause describes a spread-out ledger in decentralized harmony gauged by a crypto.

3. Transactions

A digital token “is capable of being traded or transferred between persons without an intermediate custodian.” This simply means that there is no need for middlemen in trades involving digital currencies.

4. Representations

It is “not a representation of a financial interest in a company, including an ownership or debt interest or revenue share.” This principle suggests that a digital token should never be regarded as part of a company’s stock.

How the Token Taxonomy Act Stands to Revolutionize the Digital Market

The impact the Token Taxonomy Act will have in the digital market cannot be overlooked. The need to regulate the industry to define digital currencies is essential in tackling growing blockchain economies. The bill could transform the cryptocurrency world in the following ways:

More Freedom

If passed, this bill grants more freedom to token investors and creators alike. This is because it provides for the distribution of new tokens provided they are not being produced as a security. As such, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) would use it to define and identify token securities, bar the trade of those tokens and direct creators to give back untouched sums to investors.

Entry Point for the Creation of More Cryptocurrencies

Less interference in the digital market means more room for creation of new digital tokens. In fact, there is a possibility that the cryptocurrencies may rise to levels that have never been witnessed before. The existence of a robust regulatory framework would be greatly beneficial for emerging digital currencies. This would in turn protect the different stakeholders in the industry. It would advance immense market solutions in addition to protecting consumers.  The birthing of stable coins and Initial Coin Offerings would also be better regulated.

More Profits

As it stands, taxes imposed on cryptos are calculated in the same way as stocks and other properties. This means losses are not carried forward into the following year and this often leads to mishandling of cryptocurrency portfolio. As a result, huge taxes levied on investors lead to the unpredictability in the value of this asset class notwithstanding. Tax exemptions would therefore result in higher profits.


Legally speaking, the word “security” has many definitions. The criteria used by the Token Taxonomy Act to define how and which dealing is a security include;

  1. It should be an investment involving assets or money
  2. The investment should be directed towards a common enterprise
  3. Profits are anticipated
  4. Profits arise from a third party’s work

Greater Certainty

Most digital currencies are in line with these guidelines. And so, this bill strives to exclude digital tokens when defining securities. This would protect cryptocurrencies from being excessively controlled to allow the adoption of rising assets. According to Congressman Darren Soto, “Providing this much needed certainty frees the SEC to perform its vital and much needed consumer protection duties of enforcement on those who have engaged in securities` fraud by making false claims or simply attempting to engage in regulatory arbitrage to circumvent securities law.” That said, this bill seeks to not only prevent taxation of cryptos, but also offers protection against fraud. Conclusively, without a doubt, this bipartisan bill will change the digital market from what it has been known into a new paradigm. The bill might not have all the answers but it sure is a step in the right direction.

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Heiko Closhen, Entrepreneur