An Embattled Group of Leakers Picks Up the WikiLeaks Mantle

After releasing over a million hacked law enforcement files, DDoSecrets got banned from Twitter. But it has no plans to slow...

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Wirecard: Crypto Card Users’ Funds Locked as UK Regulator Suspends Subsidiary
Jun27

Wirecard: Crypto Card Users’ Funds Locked as UK Regulator Suspends Subsidiary

UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on Friday suspended the license of Wirecard Card Solutions (WCS), a unit of troubled Wirecard AG, which is responsible for issuing Visa cryptocurrency debit cards. It means some users of cards such as Crypto.com’s Mco visa debit card and Tenx’s visa debit card may not be able to access their funds for a time. Both the crypto-enabled cards are issued by the Newcastle-based WCS. FCA said...

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Yield Farming Pool Concept May Solidify Ethereum’s Role as BTC’s Main Sidechain
Jun27

Yield Farming Pool Concept May Solidify Ethereum’s Role as BTC’s Main Sidechain

Decentralized finance (defi) applications on the Ethereum chain have been growing wildly during the last two years. Now a number of synthetic versions of bitcoin, that leverage the Ethereum chain, has outpaced offchain solutions like Blockstream’s Liquid and the Lightning Network. Just recently, the platform Synthetix revealed a partnership with Bitgo and the Ren Project in order to create incentivized bitcoin liquidity. Now...

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Final Judgment: Telegram to Pay Crypto Investors Back $1.2 Billion, US Court Orders
Jun27

Final Judgment: Telegram to Pay Crypto Investors Back $1.2 Billion, US Court Orders

The dispute between Telegram and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is coming to a close as the final judgment has been filed. Telegram has been ordered to pay back $1.2 billion. The company must also pay the SEC a fine of $18.5 million. Final Judgment in Case of SEC vs. Telegram The final judgment in the case of the U.S. SEC vs. Telegram Group Inc. and TON Issuer Inc. was filed with the District Court of Southern...

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Online Data Analysis Points to Venezuela Accepting BTC for Passports
Jun27

Online Data Analysis Points to Venezuela Accepting BTC for Passports

During the last week, a number of bitcoiners have been discussing Venezuela’s Administrative Service for Identification, Migration, and Foreigners, also known as SAIME accepting bitcoin payments for passport applications and renewals. A number of crypto journalists couldn’t confirm whether or not it is true, but evidence shows that SAIME was and still might be accepting bitcoin for passport services. The authority in...

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