Julian Assange, a Big Yahoo Fine, and More Security News This Week

Plus: Wi-Fi vulnerabilities, Silk Road 2’s founder, and more of the week’s top security...

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Aussie Banks Still Cold to Cryptocurrency Businesses Despite Regulation
Apr14

Aussie Banks Still Cold to Cryptocurrency Businesses Despite Regulation

Despite increasing regulation in the cryptocurrency sector, Australia’s major banks maintain cautious policies when it comes to cryptocurrencies. While cryptocurrency businesses appear to challenge Australian banks’ appetite for risk, many institutions permit cryptocurrencies to be purchased using credit cards. Also Read: Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s Credit Card Cryptocurrency...

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Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer
Apr14

Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

With the founder of Wikileaks behind bars, it’s been a trying time for activists who believe in spreading freedom and truth in an age steeped in lies and manipulation from parasitic central bankers and bureaucrats. In order to show support for Julian Assange, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Chris Troutner decided to upload the entire Wikileaks cache of documents to the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS) and the BCH chain so the...

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Maker Community Votes to Raise Stability Fee as Dai Struggles to Hold $1 Peg
Apr14

Maker Community Votes to Raise Stability Fee as Dai Struggles to Hold $1 Peg

For more than two weeks the dai stablecoin has sat below its $1 peg, and has been trading for roughly $0.97 over the last seven days. This has given concern to the Maker Dao community which has decided to raise the dai stability fee to 11.5% per year. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms Maker Community Hopes Increased Stability Fees Will Return Dai to $1 Peg Stablecoins have been extremely popular over the...

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Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s
Apr14

Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s

Lithuania, one of the Baltic tigers that has in past few years demonstrated it doesn’t shy away from new technologies and the digital economy, is preparing to introduce stricter rules for crypto companies. The government in Vilnius is working on amendments that according to officials will go beyond the requirements of the latest, fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Also read: Online Bank Mistertango Offers Crypto Companies...

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