Prolific Bitcoin Dealer ‘Blew a Giant Hole’ Through US Legal Framework

Prolific Bitcoin Dealer ‘Blew a Giant Hole’ Through US Legal Framework

Read More

A Mexico-based “prolific bitcoin dealer” has been indicted and held without bond in the US on a number of international money laundering charges. He used Bitfinex for his exchange needs after Coinbase closed his account. His “activities ‘blew a giant hole’ through the legal framework of U.S. anti-money laundering laws,” the Department of Justice wrote.…

The Daily: Husbands Blackmailed for Bitcoin, Blockchain This and That

The Daily: Husbands Blackmailed for Bitcoin, Blockchain This and That

Read More

Scammers are threatening to reveal cheating husbands to their wives and asking for bitcoin ransom – check the details in this edition of The Daily. A porn streaming website now rewards its users with tokens, and hair sprays are sold for BTC and BCH. Also, find out what Brits think about blockchain and learn about…

Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners

Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners

Read More

In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of cryptocurrency – legitimately – have had their assets frozen and accounts locked without warning, fueled by fears of money laundering and a general distrust of bitcoin. One victim even claims to…

Bitcoin Not Dead, Again: Washington Post Gets Schooled

Bitcoin Not Dead, Again: Washington Post Gets Schooled

Read More

Castle Island Ventures partner and cofounder of Coinmetrics.io, Nic Carter, has had quite enough. Made crazy by mainstream media misunderstanding, ignorance, and downright falsehoods regarding cryptocurrencies, he took to Medium, making the case for why Bitcoin is not dead, again. Also read: Report: 15,000 Twitter Crypto Scam Giveaway Bots “Bitcoin is Still a Total Disaster”…

SEC Fines and Permanently Bars Founder of Fraudulent Oil Exploration Token

SEC Fines and Permanently Bars Founder of Fraudulent Oil Exploration Token

Read More

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against an oil and gas exploration company and its founder who “perpetrated a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) to fund oil exploration and drilling in California.” The token sale failed to raise money but the tokens were issued as part of a bounty program, which…

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

Read More

Leading up until this Tuesday a great majority of cryptocurrency markets have lost considerable value over the past few days. Since our last markets update this past Saturday, the overall cryptocurrency capitalization as a whole has dropped significantly by losing $20 billion USD. All eyes will surely be fixed on digital asset charts this week…

Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

Coingeek Speaks on Consensus Changes and Next-Gen ASIC Chip

Read More

Last week, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the proposed consensus changes published by the Bitcoin ABC development team, and the opposition towards certain elements of that proposal from a few BCH community members. Now the blockchain firm and mining organization Coingeek, led by the billionaire tycoon Calvin Ayre, has revealed some different proposed changes to the BCH…

Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume

Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume

Read More

Jurisdictions with crypto-friendly legislation or comprehensive regulations in place are leading in terms of exchange-based cryptocurrency trading. According to a new study, however, over the counter and P2P exchange is much more popular in developing nations and countries where non-cash payments are still not widely spread. Also read: Crypto Funds Number 466 Despite Trends, Uncertainty…

Wendy McElroy: Free-Market Law Enforcement for Crypto

Wendy McElroy: Free-Market Law Enforcement for Crypto

Read More

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 6 Government is a law factory. It passes laws in the same manner that another type of factory extrudes metal molding…But, whereas a factory which extrudes metal molding is providing a product which is useful to the citizens generally,…

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

Read More

On August 8, the Bitcoin ABC development team published an announcement regarding the November hard fork changes with plans to finish the latest codebase by August 15. The proposal falls in line with the ABC developer’s upgrade timeline and contains about five different changes that will soon be ready for testing. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance…