Crypto community remembers Hal Finney’s contributions to blockchain on his 65th birthday

Crypto community remembers Hal Finney's contributions to blockchain on his 65th birthday

The cypherpunk was one of the first people besides Satoshi Nakamoto to mine Bitcoin blocks, and reported many of the early bugs. It’s been more than ten years since computer scientist Hal Finney became the recipient of the first transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain, and his impact on crypto as a technology is still felt today.Finney was one of the first people to respond to Satoshi Nakamoto’s post on the cypherpunks mailing list,…

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Governments Begin to Roll Out FATF’s Travel Rule Around the Globe

Governments Begin to Roll Out FATF’s Travel Rule Around the Globe

How is the FATF’s AML guidance being implemented around the world, and what is its impact on the crypto industry? It’s been nearly eight months since the Financial Action Task Force issued its divisive crypto directives, establishing traditional banking regulations within the crypto sector. With the year-long adoption deadline fast approaching, how have the world’s regulatory authorities responded to the guidelines so far?The FATF — an intergovernmental organization tasked with combating money laundering —…

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FC Barcelona Dives Into Crypto, Partnering With Chiliz to Create Token

FC Barcelona Dives Into Crypto, Partnering With Chiliz to Create Token

Soccer giant FC Barcelona partners with Chiliz blockchain outfit, creating Ethereum-based BAR fan tokens. Spanish soccer powerhouse FC Barcelona, or Barca, has teamed up with fintech platform Chiliz to create a blockchain-based token for the sports franchise.As part of the partnership with FC Barcelona, Chiliz created Barca Fan Tokens (BAR) for use on its social mobile app called Socios, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. “We are really proud to launch the Barca…

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