Feb 14, 2017 at 14:06
German Detectives Nab Darknet Traders
The darknet is the space where off-the-grid transactions occur. Commodities there range from drugs, and smuggled goods to human organs. Cryptocurrency has aided the flourishment of the darknet since it provides an undetectable payment system.
Feb 13, 2017 at 16:24
The People’s Bank of China Causes Halt on zero-fee Bitcoin Trading
On a continuous regulation drive against capital flight and in an attempt to block all loopholes that allow large sums of money to flow out China, the PBOC have intervened to block margin-based and zero-fee Bitcoin Trading. The Chinese government is still struggling with the massive capital outflow from its economy.
Feb 13, 2017 at 13:05
Litecoin SegWit Can Open a New Frontier for Blockchains
Charlie Lee urges the Litecoin Mining community to support the Segregated Witness Activation proposal now and open the blockchain frontier to amazing new possibilities.
Feb 10, 2017 at 15:48
Is Directed Acyclic Graphs Tech Better than Bitcoin’s Blockchain?
Byteball, a Russian cryptocurrency platform based in Moscow, has announced an upcoming distribution of its Bytes crypto tokens. The first round of the distribution took place on Christmas day, December 25, 2016, and the second round is to take place on February 11, 2017, at 00:33 (UTC) hours according to information on Byteball’s website.
Feb 09, 2017 at 18:25
Bitcoin Miners Steal Electricity in Venezuela
Four people have been arrested in Venezuela for using the country’s electricity illegally by mining Bitcoins. Bitcoin mining is a very power-intensive activity consuming many units of electricity a day. Implying that if unpaid electricity is used, within just a few weeks, millions of dollars in power revenue could be lost.
Feb 08, 2017 at 15:07
European Securities and Markets Authority To Monitor Blockchain Tech
ESMA, the European Securities and Markets Authority, has published a report on the distributed ledger technologies applied to securities market.
Feb 07, 2017 at 14:25
Russian Ombudsman Proposes Allowing Businesses to Have Bitcoin Accounts
The Commissioner under the President of Russia on the Rights of Entrepreneurs, Boris Titov, recently suggested allowing businesses in the Kaliningrad, a federal subject of the Russian Federation located on the coast of the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania, to hold cryptocurrency accounts.
Feb 06, 2017 at 15:24
Revenge for Child Porn - Up to 20% of Dark Web Sites Hacked
About 10,613 Tor-based websites on Freedom Hosting II were recently hacked by a group affiliating itself with Anonymous.
Feb 03, 2017 at 13:28
Internet Ombudsman Proposes Opening Cryptocurrency Exchanges In Crimea
Internet ombudsman has proposed allowing citizens of Crimea to use cryptocurrencies and the opening of a cryptocurrency exchange on the peninsula.
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