UK Gov’t Includes Blockchain in Negotiation for US Free Trade Agreement

UK Gov’t Includes Blockchain in Negotiation for US Free Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom has included a mention of the blockchain industry in its pre-negotiation agenda for a Free Trade Agreement with the United States. The United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade recently published its agenda for negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States. Contained within the wide-reaching document, blockchain is identified as one area in which businesses and the country will benefit from an FTA.The document sets out the U.K….

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US Congressman Introduces Crypto-Currency Act of 2020

US Congressman Introduces Crypto-Currency Act of 2020

U.S. Congressman introduces Crypto-Currency Act of 2020, hoping to finally lay down the law as to which regulators handle which digital assets. A United States congressman is the latest working to clarify determine which U.S. regulator is responsible for which digital assets. On March 9, Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ) introduced the “Crypto-Currency Act of 2020,” a bill that looks to choreograph a wide range of digital assets to answer to the appropriate regulator.The proposed regulatory…

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#Forkgoogle: Crypto Community Pushes Back Against Censorship

#Forkgoogle: Crypto Community Pushes Back Against Censorship

A petition circulating on Twitter is demanding that the crypto community unite to boycott Google’s services and migrate to distributed platforms. A petition taking aim at Google for censoring cryptocurrency-related content across its platforms is gaining traction on Twitter.#ForkGoogle’s memorandum accuses Google and its subsidiary YouTube of waging “campaigns of suppression against Bitcoin and blockchain industry for years.”The post seeks to inspire a coming together of blockchain companies and stakeholders to push back against…

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Indian Crypto Exchanges Resume Fiat Services 24 Hours After Supreme Court Ruling

Indian Crypto Exchanges Resume Fiat Services 24 Hours After Supreme Court Ruling

Top Indian exchanges Unocoin and WazirX have resumed fiat deposits less than a day after the Supreme Court quashed restrictions on banks’ services to crypto firms in the country. Major Indian crypto exchanges Unocoin and WazirX have resumed fiat deposits less than a day after the Supreme Court quashed restrictions on banks’ services to crypto firms in the country.Unocoin, which claims to have been the first entrant into the Bitcoin space in India since its…

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Whistleblower Outs ‘Wolf of Kyiv’ for $70 Million Bitcoin Scam

Whistleblower Outs ‘Wolf of Kyiv’ for $70 Million Bitcoin Scam

A whistleblower has revealed a $70 million Bitcoin scam targeting British and Australian investors through fake news stories on Facebook. A whistleblower has revealed the existence of a 200-employee Ukrainian Bitcoin (BTC) trading scam that netted $70 million in 2019. The whistleblower outed the scam by providing footage and internal company documents to Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter, which reported the news on March 1. The scam predominantly targets investors based in Australia, New Zealand and the…

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