Startups-Focused Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments
Feb18

Startups-Focused Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

Cryptocurrency ventures that don’t wish to convert their holdings to fiat can now pay for legal services with bitcoin cash (BCH) or bitcoin core (BTC) with Atrium. The corporate law firm, which has helped over 300 startups raise more than $500 million in venture capital, now accepts direct cryptocurrency payments via Bitpay. Also Read: Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations via Bitpay Atrium Fintech and Blockchain Now...

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More Than 30% of BTC Traffic Stems from the Veriblock Project
Feb18

More Than 30% of BTC Traffic Stems from the Veriblock Project

Over the last few weeks, a blockchain project called Veriblock whose protocol piggybacks off the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network has sparked debate. More than a quarter of BTC’s transaction numbers stem from the Veriblock system and the project has been criticized for using the blockchain in this manner. Also Read: Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks The Veriblock Chain Is Paying for a...

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How to Outwit Blockchain Analysis and Conceal Your Coins
Feb18

How to Outwit Blockchain Analysis and Conceal Your Coins

How do you convert bitcoin that’s associated with your identity into coins with no connection to your name? In an era of enhanced blockchain forensics tools, passing your coins through a few addresses and hoping for the best won’t cut it. Reclaiming your right to privacy and to own bitcoin anonymously calls for a smarter and more systematic approach. Also read: These Exchanges Allow You to Trade Cryptocurrencies Without...

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In the Daily: Liberstad Coin, Mining Contracts, Luxembourg Law
Feb18

In the Daily: Liberstad Coin, Mining Contracts, Luxembourg Law

In this edition of The Daily, we look at Liberstad’s progress toward building a libertarian community in Norway. The city has just issued its own digital coin. Also, crypto mining contracts have been classified as securities in the Canadian province of Quebec. And in Europe, Luxembourg has adopted a law that protects crypto traders and investors. Also read: Cryptocurrency Payments, Nvidia Losses, Suspended CFD Liberstad Issues...

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Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Tokens Are Securities
Feb17

Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Tokens Are Securities

After failing to convince a federal court regarding the nature of Blockvest tokens in the previous hearing, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally convinced the same judge that these tokens are securities. The agency alleges that the firm and its founder made several false claims regarding their token’s regulatory status. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for Bitcoin ETF Approval...

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Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks
Feb17

Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks

Last November the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community witnessed a hash war that resulted in a bifurcation of the main chain. The spat saw one of the first examples of the alpha miner strategy and an attempt to truly test Nakamoto consensus. About a week before the fork, a new mining operation was announced called Shark Pool aimed at explicitly attacking weaker chains. However, a new type of mining organization revealed itself on Feb. 15...

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