Runes Protocol to Debut Alongside Bitcoin Halving, Could Boost BTC Ecosystem
Apr16

Runes Protocol to Debut Alongside Bitcoin Halving, Could Boost BTC Ecosystem

As the halving is set to occur between April 19-20, 2024, a substantial number of crypto enthusiasts are eagerly preparing for the Runes protocol. The concept of Runes was developed by the creator of Ordinals, Casey Rodarmor, and has been met with considerable enthusiasm since its announcement in September 2023. The following is a comprehensive […] Powered by...

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Bank of Russia Supports Cryptocurrency Usage for International Settlements
Apr16

Bank of Russia Supports Cryptocurrency Usage for International Settlements

The Bank of Russia has announced that it will support accelerating the adoption of cryptocurrency payments for international settlements. According to Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Bank of Russia, these crypto-based payments must be launched in a sandbox-style experimental regime. In contrast, payments with national digital assets will be launched without similar precautions. Bank of […] Powered by...

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Edward Snowden Sounds Alarm on NSA’s Plans to Expand Surveillance Under New FISA Amendment
Apr16

Edward Snowden Sounds Alarm on NSA’s Plans to Expand Surveillance Under New FISA Amendment

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that the National Security Agency (NSA) is on the verge of significantly expanding its surveillance capabilities through a new bill amending Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), potentially allowing the government to compel a wide array of businesses and individuals to assist in NSA surveillance operations. […] Powered by...

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Nebraska Man Faces 50 Years for Multi-Million Dollar Cryptojacking Scheme
Apr16

Nebraska Man Faces 50 Years for Multi-Million Dollar Cryptojacking Scheme

United States prosecutors have charged Charles O. Parks III with wire fraud and money laundering after he allegedly ran a “large-scale illegal ‘cryptojacking’ operation,” defrauding two cloud computing providers out of $3.5 million to mine $970,000 in cryptocurrencies such as ether, litecoin, and monero without authorization. Parks, who was arrested in Nebraska and faces up […] Powered by...

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Binance Executive Located in Kenya After Escaping Nigerian Custody
Apr16

Binance Executive Located in Kenya After Escaping Nigerian Custody

Nadeem Anjarwalla, the executive from Binance who escaped custody in Nigeria, has reportedly been found in Kenya. Law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, spearheaded by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), are in talks with their Kenyan counterparts about Anjarwalla’s extradition. Nigerian Authorities Want Nadeem Anjarwalla Extradited According to a report, Nadeem Anjarwalla, a Binance […] Powered by...

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Australian Regulator Initiates Civil Proceedings Against Three Cryptocurrency Investment Firms
Apr15

Australian Regulator Initiates Civil Proceedings Against Three Cryptocurrency Investment Firms

The Australian Securities Regulator has launched civil proceedings against three cryptocurrency firms. These firms are accused of convincing investors to purchase investment packages using self-regulated superannuation funds. The regulator stated that appointing a receiver is the best way to protect investors’ assets, which are at risk of being depleted. Protecting Investors’ Assets The Australian Securities […] Powered by...

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