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Report: Global Blockchain Tech Market to Surpass $16B by 2024

News The global blockchain technology market is estimated to surpass $16 billion by 2024, according to a recent report from market research firm Global Market Insights, Inc. The reportIn a Sept. 20 press release, Global Market Insights provided highlights from its 180-page-long report entitled "Bl..

Will Blockchain Stop Personal Data Leaks?

Opinion If you are one of the 2.4 billion active Facebook users, the probability that your data has been leaked is around 17%, given the recent news of 419 million accounts being exposed. This means that, unless something changes, every sixth active user could lose control over their personal data..

Binance Offers Lifetime VIP Membership to KYC Leak Victims

News Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it will offer a lifetime VIP membership to all its users affected by the recent Know Your Customer (KYC) images leak on the platform. According to the official blog, currently Binance is “actively contacting all potential victims with [...]..

Binance: Leaked Images Overlap With Those Processed by Third Party

News Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance states that some leaked Know Your Customer (KYC) images overlap with those processed by a third party vendor. In an announcement on Aug. 23, Binance said that its investigation of a KYC data leak that occurred on Aug. 7 is still ongoing. The exchange’s se..

How Do Crypto Exchanges Select Coins, What Does It Take to Get Listed?

Analysis Binance.US, an upcoming subsidiary of one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges that will be compliant to operate within the United States, has recently gotten investors excited with an announcement that the platform was reviewing 30 new assets for listing. Importantly, the news..

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)..

CoinGecko Joins AMLT Network to Combat Exchange Fraud, Scams, Hacks

News Crypto market aggregator CoinGecko has joined the network of blockchain analytics and anti-money laundering (AML) company Coinfirm. This partnership will reportedly allow CoinGecko to improve its exchange Trust Score algorithm, as well as provide users with a means to report scams and hacks. ..

Self-Proclaimed Binance Hacker Warns: New Wave of Data Leaks Is Coming

News The hacker behind private user data allegedly stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance is preparing to release further material. Hacker “warming up” for leakIn a series of tweets on Aug. 16, the Twitter account known as Bnatov Platon published an outline of Binance Know-Your-Customer (KYC)..

EU Members Adopt Tougher Crypto Rules Than AML Directive Requires

Europe is gradually tightening the rules for the crypto space. A wave of new regulations are introducing stricter requirements for companies operating in the industry and cryptocurrency users are going to feel the difference in the coming months. The measures stem from the obligation of member state..

BitPay Now Requires Your Photo ID for Purchases Over $3K in Bitcoin

News Cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay is introducing new identity verification measures for certain high-value payments, refunds and payouts. According to an Aug. 1 announcement from the United States-based firm, the new measures notably do not apply to person-to-person payments using the B..

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