The arrest of “Morpheus Titania” sent shock waves through the “crypto-community” but perhaps smaller shock waves than it should have. Authorities factor into their planning an initial bout of negative publicity surrounding such a key victimless crime arrest. They also expect to see opposition to it fade. Fading, it is… and some crypto-enthusiasts are worried. This arrest is considered a line in the sand moment by many. If that’s what it is, then the next step to manning the line is making sure we have a condensed and informative list of our options to fight back. Here it is.
Initial coin offerings (ICOs), which have become an emergent phenomenon of blockchain technology and digital communities, have garnered increased attention that ethereum’s co-founder has come out and said that there is an ‘over-tokenization of things.’ In a report from Bloomberg, Charles Hoskinson, ethereum’s co-founder, said: “People say ICOs are great for ethereum because, look at […]
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Coinbase, the world’s largest bitcoin wallet service provider with 28.9 million wallets and 8.7 million active users, and GDAX, its flagship digital asset exchange, will not support Bitmain’s hard forked bitcoin. In an official announcement, the Coinbase team stated: Update on Potential Bitcoin User Activated Hard Fork (UAHF) pic.twitter.com/UXfEs9cmbg — Coinbase (@coinbase) July 19, […]
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Tezos announced the largest ICO to date, raising $232 million worth of bitcoin and ether. The ICO craze continues to march ahead at full speed, with no sign of slowing down. More and more firms are looking at the ICO sector as a promising alternative to traditional funding.
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According to the verified complaint for forfeiture regarding accused AlphaBay administrator Alexandre Cazes, the alleged criminal mastermind was holding just over $23 million worth of assets at the time of his arrest. Of that total amount, roughly $8.8 million are said to have been held in bitcoin, ether, zcash, and monero. Attorney General Jeff Sessions […]
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In a press briefing at the Department of Justice today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and other law enforcement officials announced international cybercrime enforcement action against the darknet’s largest marketplaces: AlphaBay and Hansa Market. During the briefing, Sessions revealed that President Donald Trump had directed the Department of Justice to go […]
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Polish blockchain startup Billon has received a €2 million grant from Horizon 2020, the European Union’s largest Research and Innovation program. The company said that it was awarded the grant on the basis that its distributed ledger technology (DLT) can exploit the alternative payment market, a market expected to reach US$1.4 trillion in 2020, according […]
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