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7,000+ Sign Petition Against Drafted Cash Restrictions in Australia

News More than 7,000 people have signed a new petition against drafted cash restrictions in Australia, different drafts of which include and exclude digital currencies from proposed limits. Earlier this week, Robert Barwick, director at the Citizens Electoral Council of Australia, initiated a peti..

As Coordinated Sell-Offs Strike Altcoins, How Do Exchanges Respond?

Analysis Cryptocurrency liquidity has long been a thorny issue for enthusiasts and evangelists. Although they eagerly promote the ecosystem and tout blockchain’s benefits, the elephant in the room that most enthusiasts willingly ignore is the challenging liquidity conditions that impact cryptocurr..

OPSkins Group and WAX Summoned to California Court Over 2017 ICO

News The United States District Court for the Central District of California has issued a summons to video-game virtual good company OPSkins Group and Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) in response to a complaint filed by Crypto Asset Fund. The allegationsOn Aug. 15, the court issued a summons to OPSk..

Ukraine: Crypto Miners Arrested for Compromising Nuclear Plant Security

News The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has arrested power plant operators for mining cryptocurrency in the Yuzhoukrainsk nuclear power plant facility. English-language Ukrainian news site UNIAN reported the details of the arrest on Aug. 21. According to the report, the crypto miners compromis..

US Secretary of State Wants to Regulate BTC Like Other E-Transactions

News United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo believes that Bitcoin (BTC) should be regulated the same way as other electronic financial transactions. Security risks of reduced governmental monitoringIn an interview on Squawk Box on Aug. 20, Pompeo pointed out the risk of anonymous transaction..

Singapore Crypto Association Launches Code of Practice

News The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore (ACCESS) has developed a Code of Practice in partnership with multinational law firm Linklaters. A Global Legal Post report published Aug. 19 revealed that ACCESS had the support of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)..

China: Shenzhen Special Economic Zone to Include Digital Currency Research

News On Aug. 18, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China outlined the plans for the future development of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, including the research and promotion of digital funds and the national cryptocurrency based on the renminbi. According to Chinese news agency ..

Crypto Regulation Outlook in 2019 — What Is the Global Scenario?

Crypto Map As the global investor community starts to become increasingly aware of what crypto has to offer, it appears as though this burgeoning asset class is becoming more and more accepted. This is probably best highlighted by the fact that after experiencing bearish conditions all through 201..

Bakkt Announces Sept. 23 Launch of Futures and Custody Platform in US

News Bakkt has announced the coming launch of its much-anticipated platform for daily and monthly futures in the United States in a blog post on Aug. 16. Having received approval from the necessary regulators, the launch is scheduled for Sept. 23. Bakkt’s physically delivered futures have been th..

Binance US Bitcoin Exchange Will Launch ‘In Couple Of Months’ Says CZ

Bitcoin exchange Binance will launch its US platform to everyone except New York residents by the end of October, its CEO has revealed.Binance Will Not Serve New York Speaking to news magazine Cheddar in an interview on August 15, Changpeng Zhao, also known as CZ, said preparations were underway ..

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