October 12, 2021
  • October 12, 2021

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency expert pleads guilty to helping North Korean government use blockchain to evade sanctions

by on September 27, 2021 0

Cryptocurrency expert Virgil Griffiths has pleaded guilty to helping North Korean officials escape sanctions using blockchain and cryptocurrency in 2019. Griffiths now faces up to 20 years in prison and will be sentenced January 18, 2022. Griffiths was arrested in November 2019 after flying to North Korea in April 2019 and gave a technical...

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China leaves no doubt with its cryptocurrency ban

by on September 27, 2021 0

Chinese authorities have taken measures for months to crack down on cryptocurrencies, with mixed effects. Now they have tried to erase any doubt about their intentions. In statements that were the most extreme and unequivocal so far, authorities said on Friday that crypto transactions in China were banned and would eliminate the mining of...

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Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers: Cryptocurrency Will Be “Better Regulated” – Bitcoin News

by on September 26, 2021 0

Former US Treasury Secretary and World Bank Chief Economist Larry Summers said cryptocurrency would be better regulated in a healthy way instead of being treated as a libertarian paradise. Larry Summers sees crypto benefit from strict regulation Lawrence Summers, who served as Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton administration and director of the...

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Ocean Tomo Releases Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Industry Report | New

by on September 24, 2021 0

CHICAGO, September 24, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Ocean Tomo, LLC. released its report on the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry focused on significant changes and opportunities in the market. Attention is drawn to the growing importance of protecting intangibles inherent in the complex blockchain and cryptocurrency market. The exponential expansion of blockchain-related patents, the...

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Bitcoin collapses after China steps up cryptocurrency crackdown

by on September 24, 2021 0

By Shawn Deng and Chris Liakos, CNN Business China is stepping up its crackdown on cryptocurrencies. Chinese government agencies, including the country’s securities regulator and the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), said in a statement Friday that all cryptocurrency-related business activities are illegal and have committed to crack down on illicit activities involving digital...

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Cryptocurrency Regulators Rush To Create First Major Rules

by on September 23, 2021 0

WASHINGTON – After being largely on the sidelines for years as cryptocurrency has gone from digital curiosity to a volatile but widely adopted innovation, federal regulators are rushing to address potential risks to consumers and financial markets. Their concerns only grew as new and established businesses rushed to find ways to profit from the...

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