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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Aug. 24-31 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world saw a number major developments this week, with several companies accepting cryptocurrencies as a form of payment and the Venezuelan government making new claims about the use and acceptance of the controversial Petro coin. Here’s the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Spain: …

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Cresio CIO Comments, New ‘Satoshi’ and BTC Games: This Week in CT Spain

As many of our readers probably know, Cointelegraph has a number of non-English branches, each covering news from different parts of the world.  In pursuit of the most complete and detailed picture of the global cryptocurrency industry, we present a series of weekly compilations of the freshest original articles from our colleagues, starting with Cointelegraph …

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Spain Thwarts Bitcoin ATM Scam, Prompting Regulatory Debate Worldwide

</header> <strong>Bitcoin ATMs are not currently governed by EU money laundering regulations, and arrests coordinated by Spanish police and Europol in May are bringing new focus to this loophole. A group of eight Spanish and Latin American individuals have been arrested, along with several of their associates, for using crypto ATMs to fund drug traffickers …

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Coinbase Launches Crypto Debit Card in 6 European Countries

</header> <strong>Coinbase Card is being made available in six new countries across Europe. The service enables users to spend their digital funds in-store and online, supporting all crypto assets available to trade on the Coinbase platform such as bitcoin cash.</strong> Also Read: How to Buy a Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet With Bitcoin Cash Coinbase Card Expands …

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La Liga fined €250k for using its app to catch illegal soccer streams

Sponsored Links S3studio via Getty Images Spanish soccer league La Liga has been fined for inappropriately using its app to catch illegal streaming. The Spanish data protection agency charged La Liga with a fine of 250 thousand euros for violating several EU laws on transparency and data privacy, and ordered the app’s removal by June …

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Survey Shows Europeans Think Crypto Will Last a Decade, but Are Less Confident in BTC

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>According to a recent survey of 10,000 European residents, 63% believe that cryptocurrencies will still be around in 10 years. However, polled respondents were not so confident about bitcoin core (BTC) lasting over the next decade as only 49% of participants believe BTC will be around.</strong> Also read: Researchers Find Hundreds of …

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How the EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Leading up to the G20 summit in June, the Financial Stability Board has detailed how the European Union and its member countries are regulating crypto assets, who the regulators are in each country and the scope of their oversight. In most cases, crypto assets are overseen by several regulators.</strong> Also read: Indian …

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Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

<strong>2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar.</strong> Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for …

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Spanish Mining Startup to Return $68 Million Raised During ICO

Spanish cryptocurrency mining startup CryptoSolarTech will return $68 million raised during its initial coin offering (ICO). A screenshot of an official letter sent to investors was posted on Twitter Wednesday, Feb. 20 by Spanish IT lawyer Sergio Carrasco. CryptoSolarTech apparently aimed to build a crypto mining facility powered by solar energy in Southern Spain, but …

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