Canada Court Asked to Ban Staples & Best Buy From Selling ‘Pirate’ Boxes
Mar04

Canada Court Asked to Ban Staples & Best Buy From Selling ‘Pirate’ Boxes

In September 2019, Super Channel owner Allarco Entertainment filed a lawsuit in Canada’s Federal Court targeting Staples Canada, Best Buy Canada, London Drugs, Canada Computers, several related companies and up to 50,000 ‘John Doe’ customers. The controversial legal action saw Allarco accuse the retailers and their staff of promoting, encouraging and instructing in the use of set-top boxes that could enable buyers to access...

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ICANN Refuses to Accredit Pirate Bay Founder Peter Sunde Due to His ‘Background’
Mar04

ICANN Refuses to Accredit Pirate Bay Founder Peter Sunde Due to His ‘Background’

Peter Sunde was one of the key people behind The Pirate Bay in the early years, a role for which he was eventually convicted in Sweden. While Sunde cut his ties with the notorious torrent site many years ago, he remains an active and vocal personality on the Internet. In recent years Sunde has focused on several other projects. His links to the domain registration service Njalla and the Ipredator VPN are well known, and he also hosted...

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ECOMI to List OMI Tokens With BitMax
Mar03

ECOMI to List OMI Tokens With BitMax

PRESS RELEASE. BitMax.io (BTMX.com), an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of OMI Tokens (OMI) under the trading pair of OMI/USDT on March 2nd at 9:00 a.m. EST. ECOMI is leading the way in the mass market digital collectible space. Its app, VeVe, offers the most comprehensive digital collectible experience, with premium format 3D digital collectibles...

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An Iranian Think Tank Recommends the Use of Cryptocurrencies to Circumvent Sanctions
Mar03

An Iranian Think Tank Recommends the Use of Cryptocurrencies to Circumvent Sanctions

A think tank affiliated with the Iranian Presidency has unveiled a study report that encourages the use of cryptocurrencies in circumventing sanctions against the country. In addition, the report also claims the government could potentially “generate US$2 million a day and $700 million a year in direct revenue from cryptocurrencies.” Employment Opportunities Meanwhile, as reported by one local media outlet, the authors of the report...

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Bitfarms Purchases 48,000 Bitcoin Miners, Plans to Increase Hashpower by 5 Exahash
Mar03

Bitfarms Purchases 48,000 Bitcoin Miners, Plans to Increase Hashpower by 5 Exahash

The publicly listed Canadian bitcoin mining operation Bitfarms has announced the firm is purchasing 48,000 Microbt Whatsminer mining rigs in order to expand capacity. Bitfarms highlights the acquisition of new miners will up the company’s hashpower by approximately 5 exahash per second (EH/s). Bitfarms to Acquire 48,000 High-Powered Bitcoin Miners from Microbt The Canadian bitcoin (BTC) mining company Bitfarms (TSXV:BITF, OTC:BFARF)...

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