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The Most Important Aspect of Bitcoin Is the Separation of Money and State

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Many cryptocurrency supporters believe the technology allows for the separation of money and state in a manner that’s never been seen before. Governments inflict two forms of robbery against nonviolent citizens by forcing them to pay taxes while also stealing from them silently through inflation. Now there’s a wide array of digital …

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Bitex Partners With Bantotal For More Cross-Border Payments in Latin America

Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Bitex has partnered with Uruguay-based financial software company Bantotal in order to expand it cross-border payments system on the Bitcoin blockchain to Latin America. CoinDesk announced the companies’ new partnership in a report on Aug. 13. According to the report, the upshot of this partnership is that Bantotal’s clients will have access …

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South Korean Holding Company Uses Ripple Fork to Develop Donations Platform

South Korean holding company SK C&C has unveiled plans for a donation platform that is based on a Ripple blockchain fork. Moreover, the platform will support a stablecoin linked at a 1:1 ratio to the won, as well as a utility token. South Korean news daily Chosun reported about the company’s initiative on Aug. 9. …

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Buying Crypto With The Apple Card Violates Its Customer Agreement

According to the Apple Card Customer agreement, users will not be permitted to buy cryptocurrencies using the company’s upcoming credit card service. Goldman Sachs published the agreement on July 2, according to a report by Reuters on the same day. As per the report, American tech giant Apple is releasing the Apple Card in partnership …

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The Modern Era of Free Range Slaves: How Bitcoin Breaks the Mold

</header> <p class=”p1″><strong><span class=”s3″>In a string of recent Tweets, 2020 Libertarian presidential candidate and fugitive from the law John McAfee has been talking about slavery. Urging people to “wake up” and assuring them that neither compliance with the status quo, nor stacks of riches, can set them free. Indeed, when the current state of the …

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Arizona to Test Marijuana-Oriented Stablecoin in State Fintech Sandbox

The state of Arizona has accepted a blockchain-based, cannabis industry-oriented payments solution into its fintech sandbox. According to a recent press release from the Office of the Attorney General, the company — called Alta — is a cash management solution for licensed medical marijuana providers and vendors. The Arizona-based financial services startup intends to offer …

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Kraken Rolls Out New Funding Options for 5 Major Fiat Currencies

United States-based crypto exchange Kraken has partnered with Estana Custody to offer new options for fiat deposits and withdrawals in five major currencies.  New funding options for USD, EUR, CAD, GBP, JPY According to an official announcement from the exchange on July 29, the partnership will bring Kraken’s global customer base access to new funding …

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Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Warns Against Crypto Dependency

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), a federal insurance overseer and safety net provider, has issued a public warning about relying on cryptocurrency transactions in a press release on July 25. According to the press release, managing director and CEO of NDIC Umaru Ibrahim said that relying on cryptocurrencies is very risky, because they are …

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Croatian Post Launches Pilot Program for Crypto-to-Fiat Exchange

The Croatian Post has partnered with Electrocoin to run a pilot program for a crypto-to-fiat exchange in the city of Zadar. The pilot service will reportedly enable crypto holders to convert Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Stellar (XLM), XRP and EOS to cash in one of the Croatian Post’s local offices, according to an announcement by …

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Sorry, I Don’t Want to Pay for More Bombs: Bitcoin as a Hedge Against Funding War

</header> <strong>After nearly two decades of U.S.-led coalition bombs falling on the Middle East, peace in the region still has not been achieved. Now the United States is once again bolstering military forces, this time in Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, taxpayers in multiple countries are being forced to pay for these ill-fated and unethical campaigns, with …

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