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Cambodia Announces Own Cryptocurrency as More Details Surface About China’s Digital Yuan

[ad_1] With China still in the lead, other countries are advancing their projects to develop payment systems around central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Cambodia, for example, has recently revealed it will mint its own coin within months. The news comes as more details about the digital Chinese yuan indicate its main purpose will be to substitute cash in a system that provides “controlled anonymity.” Also read: China Issues Digital Currency
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Silk Road Mentor’s Arrest Rekindles Tales of Rogue Agents and Pirate’s Treasure

[ad_1] On January 30, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) revealed that Roger Clark, the alleged senior advisor to the Silk Road marketplace, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute massive quantities of narcotics. Clark, otherwise known as ‘Variety Jones,’ was a unique character within the Silk Road saga who claimed a rogue member of the FBI was on the run extorting him and other
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Bitcoin Bull Market is Here But Will Not Top $100K in 2020 Says Trader

[ad_1] Bitcoin price (BTC) is holding around $9,445 after some impressive growth over the last few weeks. But is this the penultimate Bitcoin bull market that has been anticipated since the bear market ripped through traders emotions in 2018 and 2019, or is this another false rally that will leave hodlers disappointed and confused?Let’s take a look at the charts to find out!Daily crypto market performance. Source: Coin360.comThe monthly flip BTC
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Top 10 Congresspeople Working on Crypto Policy

[ad_1] Following a year that has seen unprecedented interactions between United States legislators and the crypto industry, Cointelegraph has compiled a roster of congresspeople who have established stances and policies for blockchain and cryptocurrency that will shape the future of the industry within the country. Some of the congresspeople listed are bullish on blockchain, while some have established clear opposition to topics like Facebook’s Libra or other cryptocurrencies, but Cointelegraph believes
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Police Forces in Belgium, France and Israel Stop Scam Promising 35% Returns on Crypto Investments

[ad_1] Police forces in Belgium, France and Israel have reportedly put a stop to an international scam promising high returns of up to 35% on crypto investments. A big French private company and a French local authority are said to be among the 85 victims of this network. In total, 10 suspects related to the case have been arrested. Also Read: Alleged Las Vegas Scammer Charged for $11 Million Crypto
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Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 27–Feb. 2

[ad_1] Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekSEC tells Telegram its crypto is worth less than donutsThe United States Securities and Exchange Commission has gotten its claws out as it takes Telegram to
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US Politicians Want to Ban End-to-End Encryption on Messaging Services like Telegram and Whatsapp

[ad_1] Under the guise of fighting against online child pornography, American politicians are trying to effectively ban end-to-end encryption on all communication technology platforms for everyone. Newly proposed legislation could force companies like Apple, Google and Facebook to create back doors on their services to make sure law enforcement can easily monitor everything they want or potentially face prosecution for negligently enabling child abuse. Also Read: Court Orders Telegram to
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Free Crypto: Best Bitcoin Faucets in February 2020

[ad_1] Bitcoin faucets enable users to earn small amounts of Bitcoin for doing simple online tasks. But how do you choose the most lucrative faucet? We have compiled a list comprising of the best Bitcoin faucets that you can use this February. Bitcoin Aliens While most Bitcoin faucets ask you to watch ads or fill out captchas, Bitcoin Aliens takes a more fun approach to the faucet concept. Bitcoin Aliens
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Gilded – Opting into Open Finance

[ad_1] The crypto world is rapidly entering the mainstream. A google news search for “Bitcoin” or “Blockchain” shows interest is growing daily. With the recent pump in the Bitcoin price to $9,500, we may see a new wave of FOMO enter the market in 2020. Some of those profits from a bull run will find their way into the retail sector. Several large companies are anticipating this move, including VISA,