Article 78 against NYDFS
A lawsuit against the executive branch overreach and the Abolition of the BitLicense.

The appeal has been filed.

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The appeal court as accepted to hear arguments. (03/014/2019)

The case is scheduled for March 28th, 2019 at 2:00 pm.
The hearing will be telecasted here:

State of New York responded to our appeal request. (01/09/2019)

Justice Saint George dismissed the complaint. (12/27/2017)
The appeal has been filed.

Blockmatics: Chino vs. NY BitLicense - Exclusive Interview with Lead Attorney Pierre Ciric.(12 minutes)

Hearing in front of Justice Saint George. (10/10/2017)

Bitcoin Foundation launches Fundraiser.
Llew Claasen, Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation.
Off the Hook () explain the lawsuit on WBAI 99.5 FM.

Full show on 2600's website: (Air Date: March 29th 2017)

What is the case about ? Read this great overview of the case.
CEI Blog: New York's "BitLicense" on Trial.

Pierre Ciric explain Article 78 to Bitcoin Engineers in NYC. (8 minutes)

Pierre Ciric, an expert in Article 78, explained why the department of financial services acted arbitrarily and inappropriately by using Bitcoin companies as "Guinea Pigs" when it promulgated its virtual currency regulation.

Listen to Ben Laswky at Cardozo Law School using Bitcoiners as Guinea Pigs. (1 minute)