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The Law is Catching Up with Bitcoin’s Criminal Associations

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

The Law is Catching Up with Bitcoin’s Criminal Associations

Bitcoin’s high praise since 2009 has been popularly met with stiff resistance on the other side of the fence. Several investors, famously including Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, have dismissed the cryptocurrency as worthless for everything apart from criminal activity. While bitcoin does have legitimate uses and has proven so in the many years of its existence, it definitely…

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United Nations Blockchain Program to Fight Child Trafficking

Category: Blockchain, News

United Nations Blockchain Program to Fight Child Trafficking

A pilot project by the World Identity Network (WIN), the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the United Nations Office of Information and Communications Technology (UN-OICT) is campaigning to help fight child trafficking around the world. The project was announced at the Humanitarian Blockchain Summit and is part of a broader effort called Blockchain for Humanity. Invisible Children The pilot…

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Twitter Bot Tracks Neo-Nazi Bitcoin Transactions

Category: Bitcoin, News

Twitter Bot Tracks Neo-Nazi Bitcoin Transactions

A Twitter bot bearing the name Neonazi BTC Tracker tracks and monitors Bitcoin donations made to The Daily Stormer. Following the catastrophic conclusion to the “Unite The Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer, has been scrounging for new media platforms. Shortly after the violent fallout, GoDaddy, CloudFlare, Scaleway halted all services to the website. After…

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Jury Weighs Charges Against Software Engineer and Pastor in Coin.mx Trial

Category: Bitcoin, Business, News, Regulation

Jury Weighs Charges Against Software Engineer and Pastor in Coin.mx Trial

On March 10, the jury in a Manhattan federal court prepared to weigh charges against two individuals, a software engineer and a pastor, who were allegedly involved in a scheme to help the illegally operating digital currency exchange Coin.mx. The Coin.mx Trials Florida-based software engineer Yuri Lebedev and New Jersey pastor Trevon Gross are being accused of helping the owner…

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Financial Investigators Recommend Governments to Create the Crime of Unexplained Wealth

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Tech

Financial Investigators Recommend Governments to Create the Crime of Unexplained Wealth

Some hundred investigators of Europol and Interpol have attended an international conference on money laundering and virtual currencies. The recommendations they worked out are substantial. One of them is the creation of a new financial crime. While Europe shakes under the frosty climate, about 400 experts and financial investigators from money laundering, cybercrime and financial intelligence units from Interpol, Europol…

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PAXFUL CEO and CTO Arrested With Guns And Cocaine In Miami

Category: Bitcoin, Business, News

PAXFUL CEO and CTO Arrested With Guns And Cocaine In Miami

On Friday 16th September, PAXFUL CEO Mohamed Yousseff and CTO Artur Schaback were arrested in Miami, Florida together with their acquaintance Ivan Suhharev. The trio was seen posing for pictures with an AR-15 machine gun on the balcony of Yousseff’s Miami Beach penthouse apartment. Neighbors and passersby that witnessed the event alerted the police. The police subsequently arrived at the…

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Interpol and Europol To Address Bitcoin Money Laundering

Category: Bitcoin, News

Interpol and Europol To Address Bitcoin Money Laundering

Bitcoin has often been called out as one of the main sources of money laundering. So far, there has been very little evidence to back up these claims. Prevention is often better than healing, which is why Europol has established a new division, with a specific focus on bitcoin money laundering. European Union authorities have no plans to prohibit the…

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Dash Versus Monero is not a Debate we Should be Having

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, News

Dash Versus Monero is not a Debate we Should be Having

On the principle of what makes a cryptocurrency valuable, both Dash and Monero have a lot to offer over bitcoin and the other top market-capitalized digital currencies. They are both incredibly small in comparison to Bitcoin’s market capitalization and adoption level. But every great idea has to start somewhere. Where both of them offer a deeper layer of privacy that…

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US Banks Refuse Financial Services to Legal Marijuana Businesses

Category: Business, News, Regulation

US Banks Refuse Financial Services to Legal Marijuana Businesses

Established financial institutions and banks in the United States are refusing to offer services to legal marijuana businesses and merchants due to their fear of federal repercussion. According to Norris Monson, CEO of Oregon-based marijuana businesses, banks abruptly closed his bank accounts for cashing checks from vendors with names including cannabis-related terms. The restricted financial support for cannabis businesses is…

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Another Hotel Group Falls Victim to Data Theft: Time for Blockchain Tech?

Category: Business, Commentary, News

Another Hotel Group Falls Victim to Data Theft: Time for Blockchain Tech?

American International hotels operator Hyatt Hotels Corporation has issued a warning to its users regarding the vulnerability of its customer payment system. According to Hyatt’s global president of operations Chuck Floyd, the hotel group had found various malware on the payment processing computers, which has affected 318 properties in its portfolio of 627. Since the beginning of 2015, leading hotel…

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