How a Bitcoin Trail Led to a Massive Dark Web Child-Porn Site Takedown

Federal investigators focused not on offensive hacking efforts or surveilling communications, but on the transactions using...

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‘Why Are You Afraid?’ – Watch Roger Ver Debate Nouriel Roubini on Cryptocurrency
Oct17

‘Why Are You Afraid?’ – Watch Roger Ver Debate Nouriel Roubini on Cryptocurrency

Starting a debate by calling nearly everyone in the room “economically illiterate” doesn’t usually end well for someone attempting to persuade an audience, but that’s just what American economist Nouriel Roubini did on Tuesday, in his debate with Bitcoin.com Executive Chairman Roger Ver. The 40-minute, high-energy volley of arguments and ad homs is as entertaining to watch as it is enlightening. Also Read:...

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Meet Be.cash: An Offline Bitcoin Cash Sending Tool
Oct17

Meet Be.cash: An Offline Bitcoin Cash Sending Tool

On October 13, software developer Tobias Ruck showed off a demo of an offline bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet tool called Be.cash. The concept provides individuals with the ability to send and sign a BCH transaction without internet service. Also read: 80% of Crypto Trade Volume Tracked by Blockchain Surveillance Be.cash: A Tool for Sending and Signing Bitcoin Cash Offline Since the inception of cryptocurrencies, detractors have always said...

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Survey: Chinese Students Want Crypto Jobs, 8% Own Cryptocurrencies
Oct17

Survey: Chinese Students Want Crypto Jobs, 8% Own Cryptocurrencies

A poll conducted among university students in China indicates that many of them see a bright future for cryptocurrencies in their country. A quarter of the respondents said they would seek employment in the industry that deals with digital assets and related technologies. Approximately one in 12 students already owns digital coins. Also read: Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky 17% of Polled Students Have Had...

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Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here
Oct17

Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

The U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence to anti-money laundering (AML) policies and know your customer (KYC) protocols. The statement is a highly visible product of the new crypto reality: for many,...

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