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Europol Predicts Rise of ‘Criminal’ Crypto Exchanges in Digital Underground

</header> <strong>Is the current industry landscape, where centralized exchanges dominate cryptocurrency trading volumes, about to change in the coming years? Europol predicts that international regulatory demands for identity verification on established venues will push privacy concerned traders into so-called ‘criminal’ services in the digital underground.</strong> Also Read: Berlusconi Admins Disappear — Darknet Users Rush to …

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South Korea’s Upbit Becomes Latest Exchange to Delist Privacy Coins

Another cryptocurrency exchange has delisted a slew of privacy coins following recent regulatory requirements from the international body the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). According to a notice from Korea exchange Upbit, transaction support for monero (XMR), dash (DASH), zcash (ZEC), haven (XHV), bittube (TUBE), and PIVX (PIVX) will end Monday, Sept. 30. At the …

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FATF-Driven Delistings Capture the Criminalization of Privacy

</header> <strong>The delisting of privacy coins like monero, zcash, and dash is becoming something of a trend in Asia, and could soon expand elsewhere. In the wake of the intra-governmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issuing new global standards, Korean exchanges Okex and Upbit have announced they will delist and put warnings on several privacy …

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Price Analysis 11/09: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, ADA

The trade war between the United States and China has stoked fears of a recession. According to a survey by eToro, if a recession occurs, 40% of millennials would prefer to invest in crypto. However, Generation Z and Generation X investors are not convinced by crypto as they have chosen real estate and commodities as …

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Top-5 Crypto Performers: XMR, EOS, BCH, BTC, DASH

The United States Federal Reserve is not working on a digital currency of its own, said Fed Chair Jerome Powell. He said that cyber security issues are likely to deter central banks from releasing their own digital currency. However, reports suggest that China might launch its digital currency as early as Nov. 11. If the …

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Price Analysis 06/09: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM

Jennifer Bailey, the vice president of Apple’s payments service, Apple Pay, said that the company was watching cryptocurrencies closely as they believe it has long-term potential. The company claims that Apple pay processes about one billion transactions every month. With such a wide reach, Apple’s move to crypto, similar to Facebook, will be a huge …

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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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The White House Just Blamed Bitcoin for America’s Opiate Crisis

</header> <strong>The opioid epidemic is the new devil Bitcoin is being blamed for inflaming, to be added to the already long list of heinous crimes crypto is supposedly responsible for, like terrorism, money laundering, and trafficking. While it’s painfully clear that the U.S. dollar is a much more common tool for these unethical and illicit …

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Kraken OTC Desk Head: Trading Volume Has Increased 2,000% Since 2018

Nelson Minier, head of over-the-counter (OTC) trading at major cryptocurrency platform Kraken, has stated that the OTC desk’s trades per month have increased by a factor of 20 since the beginning of last year. Minier gave his remarks in an episode of The Block’s podcast, The Scoop, on Aug. 20. Minier further remarked that “Bitcoin …

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Price Analysis 17/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM

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