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How to Buy Bitcoin in the Philippines

</header> <strong>The Philippines has many places you can buy bitcoin from. Not only has the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas licensed some cryptocurrency exchanges, but there are </strong><strong>also peer-to-peer marketplaces, bitcoin ATMs, and other services to help you. This guide will show you where and how to buy bitcoin in the Philippines using these avenues.</strong> Also …

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How To Buy Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Using Paypal

</header> <strong>These days there are myriad ways people can purchase cryptocurrencies, and the payment platform Paypal is a popular choice. Multiple crypto brokerage services and exchanges allow people to buy digital currencies with the payment option. The following post is a simple guide and list of exchanges that support Paypal payments so you can get …

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Silk Road Mentor’s Arrest Rekindles Tales of Rogue Agents and Pirate’s Treasure

</header> <strong>On January 30, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) revealed that Roger Clark, the alleged senior advisor to the Silk Road marketplace, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute massive quantities of narcotics. Clark, otherwise known as ‘Variety Jones,’ was a unique character within the Silk Road saga who …

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How To Start Using Bitcoin: Buying, Storing, and Spending Crypto for a Total Newb

</header> <strong>For the already initiated, there is a little spoken of land outside of crypto world where legions of normal people hear about Bitcoin and are interested, but don’t know where to begin. This is a problem considering the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, designed it as a peer-to-peer electronic cash system for anyone to …

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China Saw $11.4 Billion in Crypto-Based Capital Flight Last Year

</header> <strong>On January 8, China-based blockchain security firm Peckshield published its “2019 Global Digital Asset AML Research Report” noting a variety of crypto trends throughout the year. According to the study, cryptocurrency-based capital flight stemming from China was around $11.4 billion in 2019. Peckshield’s research recorded a number of illegal or otherwise unregulated transactions over …

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White House Market Wants to Become the Darknet’s Toughest DNM

</header> <strong>White House Market (WHM) is an ultra-secure darknet market (DNM). It disallows Javascript, enforces PGP throughout, admins key sign every 72 hours, and only accepts monero (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XMR” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>XMR</a>). It might be the darknet’s most private market. But do its vendors deliver? News.Bitcoin.com dusted down some <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XMR” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener …

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Cointext CTO Vin Armani Talks Content, Reveals the ‘Real’ Bitcoin in New Video

</header> <strong>Cointext CTO Vin Armani has a lot to say. The multi-faceted content creator, voluntaryist philosopher, and developer in the Bitcoin Cash community crafts thought-provoking crypto content. Whether dissecting the ‘gym friend’ meme in the context of grounded masculinity, or addressing the roots of tribalism and which chain is the true Bitcoin, Armani’s collaboration with …

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Independent Report Declares News.Bitcoin.com the Top Crypto News Site

</header> <strong>A new research report from <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> Peers has ranked 145 crypto news websites for quality. It analyzes scores of benchmarks including average visit duration, bounce rate, and number of backlinks. The report features the usual suspects in its top 10, including Coindesk at number three and Cointelegraph at two. …

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6 High Interest-Paying Options for Crypto Lenders

</header> <strong>As anyone who has ever sought to lend crypto will attest, significant variance exists in the APR offered to lenders. Indeed, the spectrum can swing from 1% to 8% – even when it’s the same asset being loaned across platforms such as Coinbase, Poloniex, Compound and Dharma. As a consequence, would-be lenders seeking passive …

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How Dropgangs and Dead Drops Are Transforming Darknet Practices

</header> <strong>Since the creation of the Silk Road, authorities have waged a war against the online drug trade with a wave of surveillance and enforcement. However, crypto-anarchists are developing new ways to evade the state’s tentacles as the next technological phase started to emerge in late 2017. On Monday, the Cypherpunk Bitstream podcast discussed the …

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