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French Finance Committee: Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies Appropriate

In a report published earlier today, the Finance Committee of France’s National Assembly has stated that it would be appropriate to ban all cryptocurrencies focused on providing greater anonymity to the user. The committee went on the…
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Delay in Crypto Regulation May Allow More Freedom for Technology

A commissioner of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Friday, Feb. 8, that the delay in establishing crypto regulation may allow more freedom for the industry to move on its own. Heister Peirce, who is widely known…
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Regulation D means BTC Withdrawals are Cheaper

Bitcoin price drop, yet to clear above Jan 30 highs Regulation D means Bitcoin transactions are 3,233 percent cheaper than bank withdrawals Transaction volumes low to warrant longs Even with waving prices, we are optimistic of a recovery. From…
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Nasdaq Delves Deeper into Crypto to Tackle Market Manipulation

During the big crypto rush of late 2017 driving factors were primarily based on fomo and speculation. The following year was a different story as the selloff gathered momentum and inexperienced traders ran for the hills. The serious players…
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Security Token Offerings (STOs) Could be Big For Korean Crypto Industry

If 2017 and early 2018 were seen as the year(s) of the ICO then 2019 could well be the year for the STO, security token offering, according to latest research from South Korea. Security Tokens Still Need Regulation Initial coin offerings were…
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Crypto Assets Won’t Be Classified As Securities With Proposed U.S. Bill

Since Bitcoin (BTC) was formally classified as a pseudo-commodity, crypto investors have been pestering regulators, namely the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), how their favorite cryptocurrencies stack up. Ethereum (ETH), in its…
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South Korean National Assembly Holds Regulation Debate With Local Crypto Exchanges

South Korea’s representative body, the National Assembly, has held a crypto regulation debate arranged by major local cryptocurrency exchanges, IT media oulet ZdNet Korea reports Monday, Dec. 10. According to local business outlet Financial…
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Ripple, NEM, Cardano, Fetch.AI, Found Blockchain Industry Lobby in Europe

Four leading global blockchain companies have announced the founding of what they call the first credible attempt to create a unified voice for the blockchain industry at European level. Blockchain for Europe intends to address the fragmented…
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This Year’s G20 Put an Emphasis on Cryptocurrency Regulation

Global leaders walked away from the latest G20 Summit with a rough game plan for crypto regulation. This year’s G20 Summit took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from November 30 to December 1. International government officials, as well…
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US Treasury Sanctions Bitcoin Addresses, Two Iranian Men, in Ransomware Hacks

For the first time ever, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that they have sanctioned two Bitcoin wallet addresses connected to a ransomware scheme associated with two Iranian men. Bitcoin Wallets Sanctioned in Unprecedented Case As first…