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Is Blockchain Incompatible With GDPR?

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on Is Blockchain Incompatible With GDPR?
Within the framework of the new data privacy rule in Europe, blockchain might be at risk since the technology allows its users to store personal information, a concept that is essentially opposite of what the upcoming European law will be seeking. A think tank in Washington DC, Coin Center, stated on Friday April 6th that Read More

Bitcoin This Week: MailChimp Bans Crypto Ads, Reddit Eliminates Bitcoin As Payment And More

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin This Week: MailChimp Bans Crypto Ads, Reddit Eliminates Bitcoin As Payment And More
This episode is sponsored by Cointracking.com. They’re the leading real-time portfolio tracker, trade analyzer and tax-reporting tool for digital currency, powered by historical and current data for over 5,258 existing currencies. Don’t forget US tax filings are due on April 17th: you need to report your crypto income and CoinTracking allows you to do this Read More

Bitcoin Lightning Hits Record Node Count, Reaches $70k Capacity

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Lightning Hits Record Node Count, Reaches $70k Capacity
The Lightning Network (LN) can now accept over 10 bitcoins’ worth of capacity on its mainnet implementation for the first time. Lightning: 1500 Nodes, $70,000 Capacity Fresh statistics April 1 show that mainnet Lightning, which in March achieved several milestones to adoption, now has capacity for 10.476 BTC ($70,000). The latest display of LN’s increasing Read More

Cboe Answers SEC Concerns Over Bitcoin ETFs

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Cboe Answers SEC Concerns Over Bitcoin ETFs
Nearly four months after Bitcoin futures hit Wall Street, trading giant Cboe Global is still working to allay U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concerns over Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Cboe Global and CME Group were approved by the SEC to offer Bitcoin-based futures last year, and Wall Street cryptocurrency trading began in December Read More

Bitcoin This Week: The CLOUD Act Generates Concern, QuebecHydro Declines New Bitcoin Miners And More

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin This Week: The CLOUD Act Generates Concern, QuebecHydro Declines New Bitcoin Miners And More
Today on Bitcoin This Week: we discuss the recent concerns around the CLOUD Act and the related consequences in the industry, Quebec Hydro declines new Bitcoin miners establishing operations in the city, Bitcoin prices and more. Million Dollar Bitcoin Student Drug Ring It was reported through the DailyMail that four Manchester University students in the Read More

⚡ Israel Officially Declares Bitcoin Is Not a Security

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on ⚡ Israel Officially Declares Bitcoin Is Not a Security
Israel Securities Authority (ISA) Committee for the Examination and Regulation of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) issued a series of “recommendations designed to dispel uncertainty and strike a balance between technological innovation and the protection of the investors.” Included in their findings were whether cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are considered securities – a decision carrying major Read More

Bitcoin Trade Drops in India Amid Uncertainty and Clampdown

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Trade Drops in India Amid Uncertainty and Clampdown
Regulatory pressures and a broadening bank clampdown have seriously affected cryptocurrency exchanges in India. Their representatives claim bitcoin trading has dropped as much as 90 percent in the last two months. Cryptos are not considered legal tender in the country and authorities have demonstrated a negative attitude towards their use. At the same time, leading Read More

Bitcoin Drops Amid Rumors of Binance Trouble in Japan

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Drops Amid Rumors of Binance Trouble in Japan
Bitcoin Drops Amid Rumors of Binance Trouble in Japan Bitcoin took a major hit this afternoon, dropping hundreds of dollars as rumors stated that Binance would face criminal charges for operating without registration in Japan. According to Asian news outlet Nikkei, Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) was in the process of investigating Binance’s activity in Read More

Bitcoin Will Be ‘Internet’s Single Currency,’ Twitter CEO Says Despite Ad Ban Rumors

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Will Be ‘Internet’s Single Currency,’ Twitter CEO Says Despite Ad Ban Rumors
Bitcoin Will Be ‘Internet’s Single Currency,’ Twitter CEO Says Despite Ad Ban Rumors Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has gone on record with his most daring support of Bitcoin yet, saying it will become the world’s “single currency.” Dorsey: ‘That currency will be Bitcoin’ Speaking to the Times while in London promoting his pro-crypto payment platform Read More