Today’s most important news from the world of Blockchain and crypto currency: Twitter may ban Bitcoin related ads, Bank of England governor Mark Carney stated that crypto currencies don’t pose risk, New Zealand to become a living Blockchain laboratory
Just as Facebook and Google recently put a ban on cryptocurrency advertisements, Twitter has been reported to do the same. The ban may take place in the coming two weeks and will forbid the advertising of ICOs, token sales, crypto wallets, as well as crypto exchanges.
Twitter has had a tough time these last weeks. The social media company had to block cryptocurrency profiles because there had appeared a great number of scam accounts.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney stated in a letter to representatives of the G20 that cryptocurrencies do not pose any possible threat to the financial market. Carney, being a chairman of the Financial Stability Board, rejected the perspective of putting regulation on digital currencies, such as Bitcoin.
The FSB's initial assessment is that crypto-assets do not pose risks to global financial stability at this time, – Mr Carney said in a letter to G20
The long-awaited arrest of Konstantin Ignatov, one of the founders of OneCoin, by the American authorities is being discussed in Ticino, Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland. In the past few months, some investors in Ticino bought this Bulgarian crypto founded in 2014.
There have been many debates around bitcoin’s energy consumption rates and its negative influence on the environment. Sustainable systems such as solar energy can solve the problem by introducing ecologically clean energy for mining. Besides, it is much cheaper than traditional sources.