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Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

</header> <strong>The U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence to anti-money laundering (AML) policies and know your customer (KYC) protocols. The statement is a highly visible product of …

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Protesters Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong Kong Imposes Dictatorship

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Four months of protests continue in Hong Kong as the world is witnessing the biggest uprising of political dissent in the territory since the 1997 ‘handover’ from Britain to China. Protesters have recently embraced wearing Guy Fawkes masks but on October 3, Hong Kong’s current Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, implemented colonial-era emergency …

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Bitcoin Is a Viable Way to Remove the State From Your Life

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The last decade has seen central banks print trillions of dollars, governments grown much larger, wars continue with no end, and ordinary citizens taxed even more. Thankfully there are individuals and small pockets of people all around the world who believe something is wrong. Many of these people have a plan to …

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Traders Bemoan New Localbitcoins Identity Requirements

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Recent data shows that countries with corrupt governments have a strong correlation with Localbitcoins trade volumes. However, even though the over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace Localbitcoins has grown massive over the years, traders are complaining about heightened know-your-customer/anti-money laundering requirements. The exchange recently changed its KYC/AML guidelines on September 1 and users say more …

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Crypto Facilitates Money Transfer for Restricted China

</header> <strong>Crypto is not illegal in China, but it is illegal for banks and financial institutions to deal in crypto. It’s also illegal to send or receive over $50,000 in fiat money without government permission. Restrictive banking regulations, international trade wars, and a surveillance state in the midst of political unrest mean that transferring money …

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Local.Bitcoin.com Gathers 56K Accounts and $200M Worth of Trades Initiated

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Three months ago, Bitcoin.com launched its over-the-counter <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> marketplace on June 4. Since then, Local.Bitcoin.com has aggregated more than 56,000 accounts, hundreds of bustling users every day and thousands of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> trade offers.</strong> Also Read: Plans to Build $50M Bitcoin Cash Tech …

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More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last two years, the Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) network’s protocol and third-party infrastructure have grown in robust fashion. There are now more than 70 projects and applications built on and around the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> chain. The following is an in-depth guide on …

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Agorism and Bitcoin: Free People Don’t Ask Maxine Waters for Permission

</header> <strong>Anti-agorism Congressional Representative Maxine Waters still has misgivings about Facebook’s proposed Libra digital currency, even after meeting with Swiss government officials to discuss the tech last week. The sustained reservations echo the message of July’s open letter from the House of Representatives to Facebook, calling for a halt on Libra’s ongoing development. While many …

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The New Bitcoin Banks Are Here

</header> <strong>A new age of banking is imminent. Legacy models will be forced to follow suit or become obsolete in the eyes of value holders worldwide, as new bitcoin and crypto services take over, seeking to implement blockchain systems with an eye on convenience and financial inclusion. Announcements of stablecoins and exchange services from giants …

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PR: Bitkan and Bitcoin.com Announce Strategic Partnership

<header class=”article__header”> </header> Tokyo, Japan – August 8th, 2019 – BitKan and Bitcoin.com have officially signed a Strategic Collaboration agreement together. Both parties will leverage on each other’s global resources to achieve a mutually beneficial win-win relationship. Founded in 2012, BitKan provides a one-stop integrated platform for cryptocurrency services. This includes a platform for crypto …

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