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10 Facts on Ripple You Should Not Miss

[ad_1] Mostly known for its digital money protocol, the Ripple system, and its XRP currency are famous for allowing the seamless exchanges between users using yen, dollars, euros, and others. In 2012, it was made for payments and remittance. They also have their own tokens and a decentralized currency by this time. However, they soon found out that Ripple would actually be able to send out waves that will rock
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Crypto Embraces VR as Virtual Conferences Replace Physical Events

[ad_1] Remote bitcoin events have been boosted by the postponement or cancellation of real world crypto conferences due to the coronavirus outbreak. With many employees now working from home where possible, firms have begun switching to virtual meetings, prompting renewed interest in VR equipment and hinting at the decentralized future of crypto meetings and events. Also read: Judge Gives Craig Wright New Deadline – Citing Forgery, Perjured Testimony in Court
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LocalBitcoins Seller Charged After Undercover ‘Human Trafficking’ Sting

[ad_1] A Washington state resident has been charged with money laundering after selling Bitcoin for $140,000 in cash to undercover agents.Bothell’s Kenneth Warren Rhule, 26, met with agents from Homeland Security Investigations on numerous occasions between April to December 2018, often in Seattle-area Starbucks cafes.According to the unsealed complaint Rhule — who traded on localbitcoins.com under the name Gimacut9 —  allegedly closed at least seven deals with agents "posing as
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Russia Cracks Down on ‘Anonymous Darknet Networks’ Like TON and Tor

[ad_1] The Russian communications watchdog has launched an offensive on censorship resistant platforms, including the Telegram Open Network (TON) and privacy browser Tor.Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media — better known as Roskomnadzor — published a notice on March 3 seeking to engage contractors to research and block “anonymous darknet networks” hosting content deemed ‘“extremist” or “restricted”.The Russian-language crypto news outlet Forklog first reported the
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How Cryptographic Keys Development Will Drive Digital Asset Adoption

[ad_1] As the price of Bitcoin (BTC) crept up in recent months, it appears public interest in digital assets is once again on the rise. Newcomers to the sector these days have it far easier than those who joined in the earlier days. Since 2017, we have seen an inflow of institutional investment, increasing the availability of crypto derivatives, and a vast array of new exchanges, custodians and wallets entering
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Tax Office to Contact 350,000 Australians and Remind Them to Report All Crypto Profits

[ad_1] Australian tax agents have set out to close a gap they say costs the state several billion dollars. Taxpayers who file various work-related claims and investment property deductions or declare income from sharing economy platforms such as Uber and Airbnb may be asked for explanations and receipts. Investors and traders earning income from cryptocurrencies are also among the targeted. Also read: Australia Crypto Merchant Trade Sets $74K Monthly Record
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New PlusToken Report Shows KYC May Be Smoke and Mirrors

[ad_1] A new report on the PlusToken Ponzi scheme shows regulated exchanges are being used to dump coins, despite stringent Know Your Customer (KYC) identify verification rules.Investigative company OXT Research has released a second edition of their in-depth blockchain analysis on the PlusToken scam.The report explained PlusToken funds generally moved from unmixed allotments and locations, to mixers. After mixers, the funds saw consolidation, and then finally distribution. OXT’s report said:“Approximately
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Kraken To Begin Fiat Trading, Will This Be A Game Changer?

[ad_1] On March 12 Kraken will launch Foreign Exchange trading across its global platform. This represents a bold step into the traditional financial space, and reflects the increasing professional development of cryptocurrency exchanges.  KRAKEN EXCHANGE PLANS STANDARD FOREX SERVICE Kraken will offer nine trading pairs, primarily between the most popular and active fiat currencies. The pairs include USD/GBP, EUR/USD, and EUR/JPY. The fees will be competitive, and based on those
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NEM Partners with Israeli-Lithuanian Telecom Startup on Cell Phone Security

[ad_1] NEM, one of the oldest peer-to-peer blockchain networks, has partnered with Israeli-Lithuanian telecom startup FIX Network to increase security and data protection for cell phone users and to solve the issue of SIM swapping. FIX Network will implement SYMBOL from NEM’s enterprise-grade blockchain into its existing cellular infrastructure. The goal is to secure the world's eight billion SIM cards from cybercriminals with new privacy, security, management and safety solutions.Phone numbers
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Libertarian Presidential Candidate Proposes ‘AmeriCoin’ to Achieve American Dream

[ad_1] Adam Kokesh, the first libertarian candidate of the 2020 U.S. presidential race, has appointed Alastair Caithness as his chief blockchain policy advisor. The purpose of this role will be to work on the development of a sovereign cryptocurrency, known as AmeriCoin.Going forward, Caithness will focus on the development of a cryptocurrency pegged to all the assets of the Federal government. These include the U.S. government’s substantial land, energy, gold,