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Australian Authorities Take Action against Local BitConnect Figurehead

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Australian Authorities Take Action against Local BitConnect Figurehead

As the BitConnect saga slowly unravels, an Australian BitConnect promoter received a travel ban and had its assets frozen following a request made to Federal Court by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) on January 5, 2019. BitConnect Promoter Forced to Stay “Down Under” According to a report by The Sydney Morning Herald, former financial-advisor-turned-BitConnect-shill, John Bigatton, has been…

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Australian Crypto Firm Faces Heat for Manipulating Social Media Accounts, Denies Allegations

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Australian Crypto Firm Faces Heat for Manipulating Social Media Accounts, Denies Allegations

It seems like cryptocurrency firms are not shying away from controversies anytime soon. Sydney-based Power Ledger faced fire last week after investors and industry experts called out the firm’s dubious social media practices, reported Financial Review on December 26, 2018. Social Media and Crypto-Marketing Power Ledger is a peer-to-peer energy trading platform that raised $13.2 million in an ICO for…

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Report: Australia Ranks Sixth in Blockchain Related Patents

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Report: Australia Ranks Sixth in Blockchain Related Patents

According to an article by Computer World, published on December 13, 2018, Australia ranks sixth globally regarding blockchain technology related patents. The report posits that China is leading the patents race with 1520 patent families filed till date. The Asian economy is followed by the U.S., which has 773 deposited patents to its credit. Australians Catching up on the Blockchain…

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Australian Anti-Encryption Bill Reminds the Globe “Why Crypto?”

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Australian Anti-Encryption Bill Reminds the Globe “Why Crypto?”

The Australian government has passed a controversial anti-encryption bill that allows law authorities to forcefully access sensitive consumer data encrypted by popularly-used technology companies and social applications, reported The Hacker News on December 10, 2018. Data Down Under Formally known as the “Telecommunications Assistance and Access Bill 2018,” the act means law enforcers can ask companies like Google, Facebook, WhatsApp,…

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Australia’s Bit Trade Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Equity Crowdfunding Program

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Australia’s Bit Trade Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Equity Crowdfunding Program

Bit Trade, a leading Australian bitcoin trading venue that claims to offer clients fast, secure and straightforward cryptoassets trading services has announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign via Equitise, to enable it raise $3 million for its strategic growth and international expansion plans, according to a Business Insider report on November 22, 2018. A First of its Kind Initiative…

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Australia Securities Exchange Deputy CEO on Blockchain: “Not a Radically Different Approach”

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Australia Securities Exchange Deputy CEO on Blockchain: “Not a Radically Different Approach”

While the blockchain technology, albeit slowly and steadily, continues to reshape the traditional mechanisms in the financial industry, the deputy CEO of Australia’s leading stock exchange ASX Ltd. doesn’t view the technology as a game-changer, per a report by Bloomberg published on October 24, 2018. Not a Radically Different Approach Earlier this year, The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) announced that…

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$50 Million ICO Stopped by Australia’s Securities Watchdog

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$50 Million ICO Stopped by Australia’s Securities Watchdog

The country’s securities regulator has halted global Tech Exchange’s initial coin offering (ICO) project planning to raise as much as US$50 million, the company announced on October 22, 2018. Watchdog Halts ICO Australia’s main financial regulatory body has halted an ICO that was planning on raising $50 million to commence the process of tokenization. The ICO, initiated by Global Tech…

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Australian NSW Government Looks to Blockchain Technology For Property Conveyancing

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Australian NSW Government Looks to Blockchain Technology For Property Conveyancing

The Australian New South Wales (NSW) Government is eager to trial blockchain technology for property conveyancing because it may make the process more efficient, cheap, secure, and reliable. According to ZDNet’s article published on October 15, 2018, the NSW Land Registry will complete a proof of concept in early 2019 with the intent of shifting all form of land registry…

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Australia Trials Blockchain Platform for National Disability Insurance Scheme

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Australia Trials Blockchain Platform for National Disability Insurance Scheme

Australia is currently in the process of exploring the potential for blockchain technology to create ’smart money’ to be used in its National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), its federal government revealed in an October 9, 2018, press release. ‘Smart Money’ Trial Explores the Potential for Blockchain CSIRO’s Data61 and the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have developed an app as part of a…

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AUSTRAC Investigates Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Exchange, Finance, News, Regulation

AUSTRAC Investigates Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Australia’s financial regulator, the Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), is tightening up surveillance on cryptocurrency exchanges as sophisticated criminals leverage digital currencies to send money internationally. According to the ABC Radio Program broadcast on October 9, 2018, cryptocurrency exchanges in Australia are being investigated since global risks concerning money laundering, terror financing, and cybercrime are becoming increasingly large…

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