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PR: Decentralized Recurring Crypto Payments System Launched by Monarch Blockchain

</header> Online service providers like Netflix and Hulu can now accept crypto for memberships and subscription services through an easy-to-integrate decentralized payment solution BLOCKCHAIN FUTURIST CONFERENCE — TORONTO — Aug 13, 2019 — Monarch, the decentralized wallet and suite of crypto services, has launched the first decentralized recurring payments system Until now, there’s been no …

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Flowery V20 Talk and Government Terror: Why Darknet Crime Is the Least of Our Worries

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Governments and central banking regulatory bodies continue to express concern about crypto being used for criminal purposes and terror. The terror campaigns of these very same governments continue unabated, however. In the wake of the V20 summit it might seem that lawmakers actually care about stopping darknet crime, money laundering, and other …

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Ross Ulbricht Letter Questions the Wisdom of Imprisoning Non-Violent Offenders

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <b>Forced to spend the rest of his days in a cage, Ross Ulbricht has recounted his situation in a letter, which explains how he’s spent more than 2,096 days in a U.S. federal penitentiary for running a website.</b> Also Read: Bitcoin ‘Inventor’ Craig Wright Claims He Can’t Access Coins in Court Testimony …

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Plea Bargain Means Silk Road 2 Admin Will Likely See No Prison Time

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Following the sentencing of Thomas White, the founder of the Silk Road 2 (SR2) marketplace during the first week of April, another SR2 administrator may evade prosecution. According to reports, SR2 admin Blake Benthall cooperated with global law enforcement and may only face fines for avoiding taxes. The news of the two …

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Ongoing Effort to Free Ross Supported by 100 Eminent Organizations and Individuals

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Ross Ulbricht’s clemency petition is closing in on 160,000 signatures stemming from individuals asking U.S. President Donald Trump to pardon Ulbricht. In addition to the vast number of signatures, roughly 100 eminent organizations and well known figures have supported Ulbricht’s effort, many of whom have written a statement on Ulbricht’s behalf in …

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Silk Road 2 Founder Finally Sentenced 5 Years After His Arrest

<strong>Immediately after the Silk Road was taken down in 2013, a marketplace known as the Silk Road 2 launched. The new darknet market was run by a person who called himself the Dread Pirate Roberts 2 and he was arrested a few months later in November 2014. However, privacy advocate Thomas White, otherwise known as …

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In the Daily: New FSB Chair Fears Crypto, Wikileaks Goes After CSW, Bakkt Update

<strong>In this edition of The Daily we cover recent remarks from the new Chair of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), a spat between Wikileaks and Craig S. Wright (CSW), and the latest update about the upcoming institutional crypto platform Bakkt.<br></strong> Also Read: In the Daily: BCH Charity Anniversary, Lighting Wholesaler Takes Crypto, Atomicpay Vanity URLs …

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