Michigan Introduces Bill to Prosecute Persons Who ‘Falsely Alter’ Data on Blockchain

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Michigan Introduces Bill to Prosecute Persons Who ‘Falsely Alter’ Data on BlockchainMichigan Introduces Bill to Prosecute Persons Who ‘Falsely Alter’ Data on Blockchain

The Michigan state legislature has introduced two bills that classify modifying data on a blockchain as a crime, according to House Bills 6257 and 6258 submitted on the US legislative tracking service Legiscan June 12.

HB 6257 says that any person who “falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits a public record” and intends to “injure or defraud another person,” would be prosecuted of a “felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 14 years.”

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