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FinCEN Issues First-Ever Civil Penalty Against Bitcoin Exchange

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has imposed its first-ever penalty on a peer-to-peer crypto exchange for vi…

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Coinbase Provides Wider Support for Crypto-to-Crypto Conversions

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> Crypto exchange platform Coinbase has announced that it will be expanding its crypto-to-crypto trading service to more countries.In the announcement, Coinbase explains that crypto…

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Cartoon: Distorting Mirrors

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> To many on the outside, the blockchain industry and speculative crypto markets are one and the same, which often leads to misunderstandings. For the two entities that regulate the…

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Kraken Delists Bitcoin SV Following Online Poll from Over 70,000 Users

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has delisted Bitcoin SV (BSV), per an official announcement on its blog.In the announcement, the exchange noted that the digital asset ha…

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Gemini Exchange Announces Full Adoption of the SegWit Protocol

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> Per an official announcement, the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Trust has confirmed full integration of Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses to its wallet infrastructure. Gemini…

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International Bitcoiners Pitch In on Notre-Dame Restoration Effort

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> The Bitcoin community has been contributing to a crowdfunding campaign to restore the famous Notre-Dame de Paris, which suffered a catastrophic fire on April 15, 2019.During an on…

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Op Ed: Bitcoin Is Turning Left vs. Right Into Big Data vs. Privacy

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> The political spectrum is usually divided into four main categories: libertarian left, authoritarian left, libertarian right and authoritarian right. Those on the left prefer a mo…

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Bitcoin Trader Sentenced to Two-Year Prison Term

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> Bitcoin trader Jacob Burrell Campos was sentenced on April 8, 2019, to serve a two-year prison sentence and to forfeit more than $800,000 “for operating an unlicensed money transm…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Selling Pressure Leaves Macro Level Untested

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> <br /> <br /><br />Summary:The bullish market structure that we have established over the last couple of weeks remains intact, despite the strong round of sel…

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Bittrex Goes on the Offensive After BitLicense Rejection

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<br /><br /> <br /><br /> Bittrex, a United States–based cryptocurrency exchange platform, has issued a response to the recent setback in its plans to expand to New York.Yesterday, the New York State Depar…

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