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Russian Finance Ministry plans to ban private Bitcoin trade
Sad news coming from Russia – apparently, the state thinks that altcoin trade must be contained within the official stock exchanges
27 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Vietnam is on the verge of cryptocurrency legalization
While not the first country that comes to mind if one imagines cryptocurrency liberal laws, however, it seems Vietnam is not going to miss new market opportunities
27 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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SEC suspends trade operations… again. This time it’s ARSC
Third company in a month – the SEC makes it clear that rules will be applied strictly to any cryptocurrency company which activities are not transparent
27 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Canada’s financial supervision agency issues a new notice on ICOs
Looks like Canada will take the United States approach – if a token sale is close enough to the classic securities trading, it will be viewed and regulated as securities trading
24 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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The United States knew how to track Bitcoin transactions since 2015
One of the greatest cryptocurrency advantages has always been anonymity – but looks like it never was as good as many hoped it would be
24 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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SEC decides to suspend shares of BITCF
The Securities and Exchange Commission reminds of its presence to the cryptocurrency community once again
24 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Hackers once again deceive telecommunication companies to get cryptocurrency
Sometimes a hacker does not need to know difficult programming languages to steal money. Instead, he works like a saboteur of the Cold War era – through social engineering
23 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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The United States authorities actively researching blockchain solutions
Blockchain can potentially optimize many processes that involve accounting or verification, and the U.S. Congress is trying not to miss this opportunity
23 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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South African authorities think it’s too dangerous to launch the state cryptocurrency
The state officials don’t want to forbid cryptocurrency, but they are wary about possible risks to their modest financial system
22 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Australia to counter money laundering in cryptocurrency sphere after a huge scandal
One of the most respected financial institutions in Australia caught harbouring money launderers; the legal authorities face the mission to prevent anything similar in the future
21 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Enigma startup hacked – $400,000 stolen from Catalyst accounts
A peaceful cryptocurrency startup headed by some MIT bright minds suddenly raided by hackers – $400,000 lost
20 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Vitalik Buterin meets with the Thailand Central Bank
Ethereum, the second most popular cryptocurrency in the world, is in good hands: Vitalik Buterin actively promotes both the currency and its blockchain solutions around the world
20 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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FSB offers its own blockchain standards
The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation enters the world’s discussion on blockchain and promotes its own cryptographic inventions
17 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Italian authorities call OneCoin a Ponzi scheme, demanding €2.5 million fine
After it became clear OneCoin is nothing but a financial pyramid, Italy’s reaction was the angriest if compared to measures taken by other countries
16 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Regulating the unregulated

The authorities of all countries are closely looking at the development of ICO and the cryptocurrency market, trying to find a proper regulation. This causes a storm of emotions among supporters of decentralization. Whether a state will be able to tame the crypto market, read in the article by Bitnewstoday.com

15 August 2017 21:00, UTC Margareth Nail
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HBO vs. blackmailing hackers: the company offers $250,000 in Bitcoin as ransom
The standoff between the entertainment company and unknown hackers who stole 1.5 TB of data, including but not limited to new episodes of Game of Thrones, continues as HBO offers a sum in Bitcoin as a bait to gain more info on thieves
14 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Bitfinex suspends service for American customers
The U.S.-based cryptocurrency investors might lose the opportunity to engage with one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world – the reason being the recent SEC statement
13 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Cannabis industry in Uruguay declares: the Central Bank has to make a choice
Cannabis producers and sellers in Uruguay hope the Central Bank will help them endure a difficult situation with financial servicing, they even consider moving to Bitcoin
13 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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The Singapore Monetary Authority describes ICO risks
Don’t hesitate to ask, double-check the info and confirm provided documents – Singapore’s financial regulator told that cryptocurrency investors should stick to judicious approach
10 August 2017 21:00, UTC
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Nothing is certain but death and taxes. What about cryptocurrency taxation?

Buying a token or a cryptocurrency has become a new type of investment. Any law-abiding citizen may think about the question: if investments in ICO (or purchasing a cryptocurrency) brings income, therefore, it is necessary to pay taxes on this profit. However, very few people know, including the tax authority itself, how to declare their income that was earned this way

08 August 2017 21:00, UTC Margareth Nail