The internet layer that’s accessible via the Tor browser was instrumental in the growth of Bitcoin in its early years. Since then, darknet marketplaces have proliferated, but have come to play a lesser role in the development of cryptocurrencies. In this roundup we consider two recent research papers that provide an insight into features, benefits, […]Bitcoin News.
11/10/2018 / 13:15:51
Lawyers in the Southeast Asian country lobbied the government today to quickly establish a legal framework for investor protection. The Korean Bar Association rarely campaigns publically for specific technologies or industry groups, however members felt strongly enough to do so for the cryptocurrency ecosystem within the country. According to Reuters, Bar Association President Kim Hyun...NewsBTC.
11/08/2018 / 12:30:14
One of the world’s leading crypto exchanges, Bithumb, will launch a cryptocurrency payment service in partnership with Qoo10, an e-commerce giant in the pan-Asian market
11/07/2018 / 13:19:00
OKEx may have trailed Binance as the biggest exchange in the world by trade volume, but there was no stopping it from being declared best in the world in Malta. The exchange was named the crypto exchange of the year during the inaugural Malta Blockchain Awards. OKEx was fighting for the crown with the world’s […]NullTX.
11/05/2018 / 13:00:56
US District Judge Robert Scola has imposed a 20-year prison sentence on 36 year-old Gal Vallerius also known as “Oxymonster” on the dark web drug hub Dream Market. In June, CCN reported that the French-Israeli citizen was apprehended by police at Atlanta airport in 2017 while attending the World Beard and Moustache Championship in AustinThe post Dark Web Dealer ‘OxyMonster’ Forfeits $700,000 in Crypto with 20-Year Prison Term appeared first on CCN
10/22/2018 / 06:17:24
U.S. investors and Japan’s Mizuho Bank have jointly asked a federal court in California to stay a case in which the financial institution is being sued for creating transaction difficulties for users around the time of Mt Gox’s collapse. According to Reuters, lawyers for the plaintiffs led by Joseph Lack and the defendant are askingCCN
10/04/2018 / 08:50:15
Noted Crypto investor Michael Arrington announced in a tweet on Friday that his firm Arrington XRP Capital is no longer investing in U.S. token deals. The news comes after the firm received its second subpoena from the SEC. Arrington states that the subpoena was seeking information regarding the firm’s role as an investor in a US based company. Arrington’s announcement is disheartening, but not particularly surprising. The crypto industry continues to expand and mature, but theRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/30/2018 / 01:00:58
The Mt. Gox trustee has disclosed some more details on the company's rehabilitation process and confirmed the sale of over $230 million worth of crypto. The post Mt. Gox Trustee Sold Over $230M Worth of Crypto, the Entire Market Corrects Heavily appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
09/26/2018 / 12:39:13
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FUD appears to be dragging Bitcoin price through the mud this week. What is really happening, consolidation or a bearish reversal? Bitcoin Price Market Overview As Bitcoin pulls back from a week of inspiring gains, the mainstream media and an array of Bitcoin pundits are calling this a ‘crash’. Rumors of Mt.Gox trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi lining up more BTC and BCH for sale have dominated the press and the general sentiment toward bitcoin has turnedRead MoreThe post Bitcoin Price Analysis: It’s Getting Down to the Wire appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
09/26/2018 / 08:00:52
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Mt Gox has published an announcement that its civil rehabilitation and bankruptcy trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has liquidated 25,331 BCH and 24,658 BTC. The trustee is now working on ''the preparation of a rehabilitation plan” to repay monetary claims against the defunct exchange. Also Read: Bitcoin Enters the Scrabble Lexicon Mt Gox Publishes Update on Bankruptcy Proceedings The […]Bitcoin News.
09/25/2018 / 20:15:04
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iCoinbay released a new trading campaign entitled [Trading Premium Gain]; iCoinbay is a tokenized, community-based digital asset exchange. This new campaign allows traders who use the platform to increase their earnings through normal trading activities. According to publicly released information, the plan can be summarized as follows:1.Issuance of TPG tokens worth 100% the value of transaction feesAccording to their released "TPG White Paper", iCoinbay thinks that users’ normal usage of the platform should count as contribution to the community. With each transaction, a corresponding amount of the platform’s token, TPG, will be issued to the trader(s).Bitcoin News.
09/21/2018 / 17:30:44
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A New Global Arena Initially a hub for blockchain, cryptocurrency, and blockchain-related projects for North America, this year’s second edition of Consensus is taking place in Singapore. Whilst attracting more than 8,000 attendees, with more than 50% of those being from outside of the United States, Consensus Singapore 2018 aims to become an answer to the growing global demand for specialized content and enhanced networking opportunities to satisfy the evergrowing appetite for development of theRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/20/2018 / 00:00:52
This month the US District Court of Eastern California has been very busy dealing with cases involving the infamous and now defunct darknet marketplace the Alphabay. The Federal courthouse in Fresno just recently wrapped up the forfeiture case involving the alleged Alphabay leader Alexandre Cazes. Further, the Fresno courthouse has charged and have plans to […]Bitcoin News.
09/18/2018 / 22:30:43
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In this latest edition of our periodic deep web series, we bring news of Tor 8 – the most feature-rich onion browser yet. We also take a first look at a clearnet web browser that trawls the darknet, and cover the fallout from the Alphabay shutdown, whose repercussions rumble on to this day. Also read: Russian […]The post Deep Web Roundup: New Search Engine + Tor Browser, Same Old War on Drugs appeared first on Bitcoin News.
09/09/2018 / 18:55:01
Since the dawn of the Silk Road and the myriad of darknet markets (DNM) that followed, it’s been a cat and mouse game between law enforcement and DNM vendors and users. Also read: Proof-of-Stake is a Rebranded Version of the Old Financial System Operation Bayonet For a while, after the Silk Road was taken down it […]Bitcoin News.
09/08/2018 / 17:00:47
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The testing phase of a new blockchain trade finance platform established by the People's Bank of China has been officially launched.CoinSpeaker.
09/05/2018 / 11:30:53
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Victims of the Mt. Gox hack can now file rehabilitation claims under a new procedure announced by the trustee of the exchange, Nobuaki Kobayashi. Currently, the system is available only to individual claimants. October 22, 2018 is the filing deadline set by the Tokyo District Court. Also read: Crypto Exchange Rents Pricey HK Offices, UAE […]Bitcoin News.
08/24/2018 / 23:15:01
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There’s an issue, in Japan, with certain high income families being unable to save money. Here’s the story of a Japanese household of four, living in the Tokyo Bay area, in a high-end tower apartment, repaying multiple loans and having unnecessary spending. Every month the household was using up their entire revenue and they couldn’t […]Bitcoin News.
08/17/2018 / 18:31:46
Mt. Gox, the defunct and disgraced bitcoin exchange (at one time the biggest in the world) is preparing a final chapter in a long, sorted ordeal. Creditors have coalesced around a repayment scheme to make victims whole. It includes what might amount to $1.3 billion in returned bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC) as early […]The post Gox Creditors Agree to $1.3Bil Repayment in BCH, BTC, No Altcoins, by Summer 2019 appeared first on Bitcoin News.
08/04/2018 / 21:50:12
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A blockchain-powered platform Neufund has teamed up with a crypto exchange BitBay to enable investors to buy and sell equity tokens with fiat currencies.CoinSpeaker.
08/03/2018 / 08:57:56
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Crypto exchange BitBay has partnered with a Berlin-based equity fundraising platform to allow investors to buy and sell equity tokens with fiat currencies
08/03/2018 / 00:47:00
Malta continues to be the center of attraction for innovative solutions in the crypto space with yet another announcement that promises to provide a solution for cryptocurrency exchanges to provide fiat withdrawal solutions. This time it will be a partnership between the Berlin-based Neufund company and the Polish cryptocurrency exchange Bitbay who have teamed upCCN
08/02/2018 / 11:54:46
The Pirate Bay is again taking over its users’ CPUs in order to mine the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency to generate additional revenue. Unlike previous times, the site now displays a notification on the matter for users to know what is going on with their systems. Also Read: The Daily: Bitmain Valued at $12 Billion, New […]Bitcoin News.
07/09/2018 / 22:25:21
The notorious torrent index site The Pirate Bay has resumed using users’ CPU to mine Monero (XMR) on their website. On July 4th, The Pirate Bay added a disclaimer at the bottom of their website which stated: “By entering TPB you agree to XMR being mined using your CPU. If you don’t agree please leaveCCN
07/09/2018 / 18:39:44
The Bitcoin Cash community can now use their BCH to take part in ICOs and Private Sales on QUOINE’s ICO platform. The global fintech company already allows token sale participants to use BTC, ETH and QASH. The addition of BCH adds a new layer of flexibility to participation in the token sales presented by QUOINE.ICO Mission Control is a safe and secure platform that sits within QUOINE’s QRYPTOS exchange. ICO participants need only sign up and KYC once in order to access the token sales. The ICO Mission Control platform all but eliminates common risks associated with ICOs, such as hacks, scams, phishing and data leaks.Bitcoin News.
07/06/2018 / 09:30:15
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The Pirate Bay (TPB) has resumed its cryptojacking activities. The P2P file-sharing platform launched another browser script that hijacks unused CPU power of site users to mine cryptocurrency. TPB launched a similar browser script in September 2017 but discontinued it after vociferous protests from site users. TPB is Running the Crypto Loot Web Miner According to reports, the platform is running the web miner script called crypto loot. In a post on the TPB forumRead MoreThe post The Pirate Bay Resumes Cryptojacking But Should it Even be an Issue? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
07/04/2018 / 04:00:54
US authorities have revealed that their agents had been operating undercover on the Darknet for the past year. The massive operation uncovered the true identity of over fifty vendors on sites such as Silk Road, Alpha Bay, Hansa, Dream, and more. Over 35 people have already been arrested and goods worth over $23.6 million have been […]The post US Authorities Seize Over $20M in Crypto in Massive Darknet Crackdown appeared first on Bitcoin News.
06/27/2018 / 14:35:07
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During an interview with CNBC, Ethereum-based digital asset marketplace Rare Bits co-founder Ammit Mahajan, who also co-created the popular social network game FarmVille, has disclosed that the company raised $6 million in a Series A funding round led by Spark Capital, Twitch CEO Emmett Shear and founder Justin Kan. Why is Twitch Interested in an...NewsBTC.
06/25/2018 / 03:00:27
2018, once expected to be a bullish year, has turned into a slow burn of agony for most. Especially if one gained interest in and started accumulating in January of this year. Our hearts go out to the investors who hopefully stick around to see future run-ups in the years to come. Some even went as far as selling their homes to go all in on Bitcoin. Those people especially could use a boost orRead MoreThe post Up In a Down Market? 2 Projects That Could Help You Fend Off the Bear appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
06/20/2018 / 06:00:45
Financial regulators in Poland want to clear the air on the alleged cryptocurrency crackdown in the country. According to the Komisja Nadzoru Finansowego (KNF), the country’s financial regulator, virtual currency traders have no reason to panic. No Cryptocurrency Trading Ban in Poland The KNF wants to assure investors in Poland that there isn’t any ban on virtual currency trading. The financial regulator’s website even states that digital currency trading is legal in the country. However,Read MoreThe post Poland: Cryptocurrencies Are Totally Legal (But Not ICOs) appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
06/07/2018 / 17:00:39
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Ethbay is the newly launched blockchain based platform that aims to disrupt the traditional online marketplaces using the power of decentralization. It is an online marketplace much like eBay that allows users to buy or sell tangible and non-tangible products using Ethereum charging only a 1% fee, which is significantly lower than fees charged by eBay and other such marketplaces. Ethbay is all set to launch their official ICO on June 7th and offer their EBY tokens at a price of 5000 tokens for 1 Ethereum. Out of 100 million EBY tokens that will be produced, 80% will be available for sale to the general public.Bitcoin News.
06/05/2018 / 09:30:08
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Various cryptocurrency companies have made the move to Europe in the past few months. This is not entirely surprising, as Europe has a relatively open mind when it comes to cryptocurrencies and blockchains. BitBay, the Polish exchange, is now moving to Malta. Another Company Moves to Malta It has become apparent that Malta is the go-to place to set up a cryptocurrency company office. Various firms have made the move in the past few months, and it seems this momentum will not be slowing down anytime soon. That is a positive trend, as Europe has been far too quiet on the cryptocurrency front
06/01/2018 / 21:00:12
Poland’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, BitBay, is moving on to greener pastures. The company announced the suspension of its operations in Poland, where banks have been less than cooperative. BitBay is headed to the island country of Malta, which has given itself the nickname of Blockchain Island. BitBay is leaving the city of Katowice where itCCN
05/31/2018 / 20:00:24
BitBay, one of Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has officially announced the suspension of all company activity in the country of Poland. As a result, the exchange will take its name and operations to a new supplier in the famously cryptocurrency-friendly Republic of Malta’s jurisdiction. One Country’s Trash… BitBay’s complete suspension of activity in Poland stems from an unwillingness to work with the European cryptocurrency exchange from the Eastern European country’s banks. In an official announcementRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
05/31/2018 / 00:00:31
Hostile or just overly cautions countries keep losing cryptocurrency-related businesses to more attractive jurisdictions, along with the jobs and tax money that go along with them. The latest example comes from Poland, which Bitbay has been forced to leave for Malta. Also Read: Dominance of Big Banks in UK Means London Might Miss the Boat on […]Bitcoin News.
05/30/2018 / 14:35:42
BitBay, a Polish digital currency exchange, announced that it is moving its operations from Poland to Malta. The decision was taken amid increasing pressure over the cryptocurrency ecosystem in its home country. Malta, on the other hand, has been regarded as the ‘Blockchain Island’ for its crypto-friendly environment. Malta Swoops Another Cryptocurrency Exchange Founded in...NewsBTC.
05/30/2018 / 13:00:55
Lul.to, a German audio and e-book pirate platform, trafficked in close to a quarter million titles, serving 30,000 users. Summer of last year, the country’s Cyber Crime Competence Center (SN4C) shut the site down and arrested its operators. A basket of cryptocurrencies were seized in the process. Over a two month period, they were sold […]The post Nearly $14 Million in Crypto Sold by German Police appeared first on Bitcoin News.
05/29/2018 / 16:40:31
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The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is urging the global community to work together to draft common rules regarding the use of cryptocurrencies. Nazarbayev said the current, disparate regulatory guidelines around the world cause confusion and inefficiency. ''It is necessary to start developing common rules,” Nazarbayev said May 17 at the 2018 Global Challenges Summit, as reported byCCN
05/18/2018 / 23:00:24
Besides EOS that have subtle hints of higher highs following May 16 bullish pin bar or spring, other coins including Tron are printing negative gains in the last 24 hours. Of note is how Stellar Lumens prices are behaving despite good news. Despite everything, it is engaging the sell gear and slowly aiming for 30...The post Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Price Analysis May 18, 2018 appeared first on NewsBTC.
05/18/2018 / 00:01:32
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In the world of online marketplaces, there is a notable lack of competition. For most people, eBay is the default marketplace. Other than a few localized efforts around the world, alternative platforms are in short supply. EthBay may offer a solution in this regard, as it will serve as a decentralized peer-to-peer marketplace solely focused on Ethereum payments. The Idea Behind EthBay For the EthBay team, the objective is fairly simple. They want to build a new peer-to-peer marketplace where Ethereum payments play a very big role. It is very different from existing projects such as OpenBazaar, but it provides an interesting alternative.
05/15/2018 / 15:00:58
This week the two popular Bitcoin Cash social media applications, Memo and Blockpress have rolled out a bunch of new features on each platform. Now users on both platforms can upload pictures, video, and even torrent magnets found on the Pirate Bay. Also Read: Trading Cryptocurrencies Like a Boss Takes Time and Research Memo and Blockpress […]Bitcoin News.
05/12/2018 / 17:15:36
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Notoriously hacked cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox isn’t done with bitcoiners just yet. Just as it appeared the world’s most popular cryptocurrency was ready to strike above the stubborn high nine thousands in price, Nobuaki Kobayashi, Tokyo-based, court appointed trustee of the remaining bitcoin to be distributed among creditors, seems ready to flood another 8,000 coins […]The post Gox Trustee to Flood Market with Thousands of Bitcoin, BTC Price Drops Below $9K appeared first on Bitcoin News.
05/12/2018 / 09:45:45
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Move over eBay, there’s a new marketplace in town! Ubcoin Market upends the traditional peer-to-peer marketplace model by not only giving users a place to buy and sell items, but to enable them to become crypto investors in the process. Bitcoinist sat down with founder Felix Khachatryan to learn more about Ubcoin Market and find out what the future holds for this innovative platform. Bitcoinist: Ubcoin aims to provide a marketplace where anyone can safelyRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
05/11/2018 / 19:00:40
Despite companies like eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba have changed the way people purchase consumer goods, there are still certain gaps in the e-commerce industry, and private data protection is the major one.CoinSpeaker.
05/03/2018 / 22:02:06
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Following UNICEF’s earlier crypto mining donation initiative aimed at PC gamers, UNICEF Australia launches a site allowing anyone to donate by letting their computer be used to mine crypto #NEWS
04/30/2018 / 15:03:40
Nobuaki Kobayashi, the infamous bitcoin whale, and the lead attorney for the Mt. Gox trust may be gearing up for another selloff. Another Round from the Tokyo Bitcoin Whale Kobayashi earned the moniker the “Tokyo bitcoin whale” when he sold $400 million worth of bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash from December 2017 to February 2018. The crypto sale is part of the efforts to pay off the credits of the defunct Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange that wentRead MoreThe post Is the Mt. Gox ‘Bitcoin Whale’ Gearing Up for Another $170M Selloff? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
04/28/2018 / 13:00:14
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