UK Approves WikiLeaks Chief Julian Assange’s Extradition to the US
The WikiLeaks founder will appeal the UK Home Office’s decision to extradite him to the US. Powered by...
Here’s Why You’re Still Stuck in Robocall Hell
Despite major progress fighting spam and scams, the roots of the problem go far deeper than your phone company’s defenses. Powered by WPeMatico
Cops Will Be Able to Scan Your Fingerprints With a Phone
Contactless fingerprinting uses a smartphone camera to capture your prints—and opens up a whole new set of privacy concerns. Powered by WPeMatico
Belgian Banking Group KBC Creates Blockchain-Based Coin
KBC Group, a major European banking and insurance institution headquartered in Belgium, has launched a token based on a blockchain platform. Its customers will be able to acquire the new proprietary coins and use them through their KBC wallet and mobile app. KBC Issues Digital Coin for Clients and Partners KBC, the Brussels-based financial group with extensive presence in Central and Eastern Europe, has announced its own crypto called...
Virtual Currency-Based Sale Agreement an Invalid Contract, Chinese Court Rules
A virtual currency cannot be circulated in the market as a currency, therefore a vehicle sale contract wherein parties agreed that the buyer would pay with a privately issued digital currency is invalid, a Chinese court has ruled. The court asserts that a virtual currency does not have the same legal status as national fiat currency. Not Protected by Law A Chinese court has ruled that a vehicle sale contract, in which the parties...