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French Central Bank Job Posting Reveals Digital Currency Program

The central bank of France, Banque de France, is seeking a blockchain analyst who will help the bank define a program for implementing digital currency. In a job opening posted on October 16th and listed under the Financial Stability and Operations branch of the bank, the bank called for an analyst with experience in crypto-economics, …

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French High School Students Will Learn About Bitcoin And Crypto

France is about to introduce an educational module to its high school curriculum that covers Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies. In June, the French Ministry of National Education amended its study plan to incorporate the world’s largest cryptocurrency. French educators are expected to teach an introductory course that will assist students in understanding the impact Bitcoin …

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French Ministry of Education Publishes Bitcoin Resource Guide for Educators

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>As digital currencies transform the world, concepts like Bitcoin continue to percolate into academic courses and higher education worldwide. The French Ministry of National Education’s recently published economics and social sciences resource guide for teachers discusses cryptographic money like Bitcoin.</strong> Also Read: ECB President: ’We Should Be Happier to Have a Job …

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The Demand for Permissionless Freedom Is Just Getting Started

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Every year the world seems to be getting crazier and more people are starting to realize that it stems from oppressive government transgressions against a peaceful society. The world has noticed millions of people from France, Hong Kong, Venezuela, Indonesia and more are rising up because citizens are sick and tired of …

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European Countries Step Up Response to Facebook’s Libra

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The European Central Bank (ECB) and a number of countries in the region have stepped up their efforts in response to Facebook’s Libra, which has revived a competing ECB project for instant payments. As Facebook engages Switzerland’s financial regulator, the ECB clarifies how Libra can be regulated under EU laws.</strong> Also read: …

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Paris is testing ‘noise radar’ that will automatically ticket loud cars

Sponsored Links REUTERS/Charles Platiau Parisians with powerful cars might want to think carefully before showing off their rides. Parts of the city (most recently the suburb of Villeneuve-le-Roi) are testing a “noise radar” system from Bruitparif that can pinpoint loud vehicles and, eventually, ticket them. The system uses four microphones to triangulate the origins of …

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French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XRM) cryptojacking.  Cryptojacking backed by “massive firepower” BBC News reported the development on Aug. 27. According to the police, the botnet was distributed by sending virus-laden emails with offers for erotic pictures or fast cash, and further propogated through infected USB …

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Macron claims deal to end digital service tax fight with the US

Enlarge / France’s President Emmanuel Macron (R) and US President Donald Trump shake hands during a joint-press conference in Biarritz, France, on August 26, 2019. LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images The United States and France have reached a deal over the taxation of digital services, French President Emmanuel Macron said at a Monday news conference alongside US …

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Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered a new cryptojacking virus, dubbed “Norman,” that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and evade detection.  Varonis published a report about Norman on Aug.14. According to the report, Varonis found Norman as one of many cryptojacking viruses deployed in an attack that infected machines at a mid-size company.  Hackers …

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EU Members Adopt Tougher Crypto Rules Than AML Directive Requires

</header> <strong>Europe is gradually tightening the rules for the crypto space. A wave of new regulations are introducing stricter requirements for companies operating in the industry and cryptocurrency users are going to feel the difference in the coming months. The measures stem from the obligation of member states to transpose EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive …

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