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Your Taxes Paid for a Lot of Blockchain Surveillance Last Year (news.bitcoin.com) 01/22/2018 - 6:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Dark Web, Hackers, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid, United States Governments worldwide have been ramping up regulations for cryptocurrencies and hiring research and blockchain surveillance teams. One firm that...
Korean Lawmaker Shows Evidence Government Embargo Led to Market Manipulation (news.bitcoin.com) 01/20/2018 - 4:25am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Swing A South Korean lawmaker has shown how the government’s announcement policy enabled market manipulation last week following the news of possible...
Bitcoin up 7% on US Government Shutdown News (reddit.com) 01/20/2018 - 12:15am
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The Futility of Government Bans – Bitcoin Always Finds a Way (news.bitcoin.com) 01/15/2018 - 10:55pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, China, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, Stocks, United States Cryptocurrencies have been threatened at one point or another by nearly every country on the planet. Rarely does a government venture beyond...
St. Louis Fed: In Some Ways, Bitcoin Is More Robust Than Many Fiat Currencies (bitcoinmagazine.com) 01/15/2018 - 1:04pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Colored Coins, Danger, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Legal Developments, Mining, Precious Metals, United States In a recent article on the basics of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ( PDF ), Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schär of the Federal Reserve...
The Bitcoin.com Podcast Network Presents: This Week In Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 01/13/2018 - 6:44am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Not Accepting Bitcoin, Now Accepting Bitcoin This week the cryptocurrency portal Bitcoin.com launched a new podcast called “This Week In Bitcoin” with host Matt Aaron, who discusses the...
Romania Police Arrest a Darknet Ransomware Gang of Five (deepd.tw) 01/12/2018 - 3:39pm
Bitcoin, Danger, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, Legal Developments, Russia, Spy Grid, United States Romanian police made their first ransomware related arrest in five years. According to Europol, the Romanian police responded to the call of...
Australian Taxation Office Creates Task Force to Go After Bitcoin Traders (news.bitcoin.com) 01/11/2018 - 7:32am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Satoshi Nakamoto Are you an Australian citizen and worried you might not be paying all the taxes you are due on your bitcoin investments? Well, worry no more...
Two More Bitcoin ETF Proposals Withdrawn (news.bitcoin.com) 01/09/2018 - 1:55pm
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, Stocks, United States The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly informed two bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) aspirants their cryptocurrency...
Vermont Senator Proposes Digital Currency Tax Legislation (news.bitcoin.com) 01/09/2018 - 3:10am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States Earlier this week Senator Alison Clarkson (D) from Vermont has proposed legislation that outlines a use case for government-based cryptocurrency...
Vietnam Expedites Cryptocurrency Legal Framework – Ready End of January (news.bitcoin.com) 01/07/2018 - 1:59pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, China, How To, Innovations, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com The government of Vietnam has taken steps to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency regulation that will affect Bitcoin. The executive power...
US Government to Sell 513 Bitcoin and 512 Bitcoin Cash Seized From Dark Web Dealer (reddit.com) 01/07/2018 - 10:27am
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US Government is Selling 513 Bitcoin and 512 Bitcoin Cash it Had Seized (reddit.com) 01/07/2018 - 9:25am
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The GOP Tax Plan & its Impact on Cryptocurrency 01/04/2018 - 11:07am
/vimeo.com, Legal Developments, vimeo.com Bitcoin attorney Adam S. Tracy provides an overview of the new tax law and how it will effect the taxation of profits on bitcoin and other...
Judge Dismisses Long-Shot Bid to Overturn New York Bitcoin Law (coindesk.com) 01/03/2018 - 3:40pm
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments The New York State Court granted a motion to dismiss a two-year one-man lawsuit that tried to overturn the existing New York bitcoin law.
South Korea's Bitcoin Regulation is Highly Optimistic, False Reports Claim Ban (reddit.com) 12/28/2017 - 11:37am
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Hearing Rescheduled for Alleged Dream Mod ‘OxyMonster’ (deepd.tw) 12/27/2017 - 11:33am
Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, United States Gal Vallerius, the alleged Dream moderator arrested by federal authorities in an airport in Atlanta, Georgia, moved to have his first hearing...
Belarus Government Cuts Taxes For Crypto Businesses (coindesk.com) 12/22/2017 - 6:00pm
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments The government of Belarus has passed new statutes aimed in part at encouraging the development of companies around cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Court Date Set for Alleged Dream Market Moderator (deepd.tw) 12/22/2017 - 11:27am
Bitcoin, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, United States, Wallet Former Dream Market Senior Moderator Gal Vallerius received a date for his next court appearance. Vallerius has been in federal custody ever...
US Blames Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Wannacry on North Korea (news.bitcoin.com) 12/19/2017 - 9:58am
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Danger, Hackers, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid The US government has announced it now officially considers North Korea to be behind the Wannacry bitcoin ransomware cyber attack which caused...
France Wants G20 Nations to Discuss Bitcoin Regulation (coindesk.com) 12/18/2017 - 11:15am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments France's finance minister is planning to push for a discussion on bitcoin regulation at a G-20 summit next spring.
US Government to Sell Off $10 Million in Seized Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash (coindesk.com) 12/15/2017 - 4:00am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, United States U.S. prosecutors in the state of Utah are moving to sell millions of dollars-worth of cryptocurrencies seized in an opioid drug case.
Futures Markets and Record Prices Spark Regulatory Warnings (news.bitcoin.com) 12/13/2017 - 12:35am
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, China, Legal Developments, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, United States Bitcoin’s skyrocketing price has triggered a wave of warnings from regulatory institutions. The European Central Bank (ECB) has implored the...
Peer-to-Peer Bitcoiner Gets Year in Prison for Being Unlicensed (news.bitcoin.com) 12/05/2017 - 4:20pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Danger, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Spy Grid, United States “Detroit Man Sentenced to a Year and a Day for Operating an Unlicensed Bitcoin Business” , boasts Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office,...
US Government’s New Cyber Unit Files its First Charges Against “ICO Scam” (news.bitcoin.com) 12/04/2017 - 2:55pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Danger, Ethereum, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, United States US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced today its newly created Cyber Unit has filed a complaint against a Canadian initial coin...
Nasdaq to Debut Bitcoin Futures by Mid 2018 (news.bitcoin.com) 11/30/2017 - 2:00am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Globe, Important People, Legal Developments, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com Wall Street Journal reports the globe’s second largest stock exchange, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations ( Nasdaq...
Libra Launches Enterprise Grade Tax and Accounting App ‘Crypto Office’ (news.bitcoin.com) 11/29/2017 - 11:55pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Important People, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Wallet As the cryptocurrency economy’s market capitalization surpasses $320Bn, lots of digital asset proponents are trying to figure out ways to write...
South Korea Outlines Proposed Legislation for Cryptocurrency Exchanges (news.bitcoin.com) 11/29/2017 - 3:40am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Danger, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com The South Korean Financial Services Commission is finalizing its proposals to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges. This follows an earlier “...
28.11.17 Dark Web and Cybercrime Roundup (deepd.tw) 11/27/2017 - 11:04pm
Bitcoin, Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, Spy Grid, Wallet More Prison Time for Ex-Agent in Silk Road Case The Department of Justice announced that Shaun Bridges, a corrupt Secret Service agent who...
Bitcoin User Not Affected... "A family found ~$80million in gold coins left by their father. They took the coins to the mint for authentication, only to have them seized by the US Government." (reddit.com) 11/23/2017 - 11:54pm
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Russia Will 'Never' Consider Bitcoin Legalization, Says Minister (coindesk.com) 11/21/2017 - 9:01am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, Russia The Russian minister of communications and mass media said yesterday that the country will not consider the legalization of digital currencies.
Israel Might Finally Issue Clear Bitcoin Regulations (news.bitcoin.com) 11/19/2017 - 7:55pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Ambiguity can be dreadfully annoying when it comes to matters of law. Such is the case of bitcoin use in Israel, where citizens have yet to...
The IRS May Get Approval to Conduct Coinbase Tax Probe (news.bitcoin.com) 11/14/2017 - 11:55am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, United States This week the battle between the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the San Francisco firm Coinbase is heating up once again as a U.S...
PR: Alexander Borodich Develops Universa Blockchain Platform-Based Solution for the President of Russian Federation (news.bitcoin.com) 11/11/2017 - 5:03am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Russia This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin...
Canadian Police Issue Warning Over Bitcoin Tax Scam (coindesk.com) 11/09/2017 - 5:00am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments Police in York, Canada, have warned of a tax scam after over 40 people were convinced to send money via bitcoin ATMs.
US Government Arrests and Charges Alleged ICO Fraudster (coindesk.com) 11/01/2017 - 10:30pm
CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments New charges have been filed against a New York businessman accused in September of defrauding investors through two initial coin offerings (ICOs...
Ron Paul Says to US Government: "Keep Your Noses Out of Bitcoin" (reddit.com) 11/01/2017 - 1:39am
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Beautifully Spoken. Ignoring the BIP process?? They're not above the Bitcoin law.... LINK: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/these-international-bitcoin-communi... (reddit.com) 10/31/2017 - 6:21pm
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US Government Research Lab Eyes Blockchain in Energy Data Tests (coindesk.com) 10/31/2017 - 7:00am
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, United States A research lab within the U.S. Department of Energy has revealed it is exploring the application of blockchain in next-generation power grids.
Politician Ron Paul: US Government Should 'Stay Out' of Bitcoin (coindesk.com) 10/29/2017 - 10:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Important People, Legal Developments, United States Former U.S. Congressman Ron Paul said this week that he supports cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
US Government crackdown on LocalBitcoins.com sellers. Be careful out there if you sell on LocalBitcoins.com (reddit.com) 10/27/2017 - 11:46pm
Bitcoin, Legal Developments, Now Accepting Bitcoin, reddit.com, reddit.com/r/bitcoin, Spy Grid, Wallet https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/michigan-man-facing-charges-for-running-bitcoin-exchange-in-bloomfield-twp- According to the article above...
South Korea to Step Up Supervision of Bitcoin Trading After IMF Calls for Reform (news.bitcoin.com) 10/22/2017 - 7:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com Following a meeting with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), South Korea is pushing for structural reforms which include strengthening the...
Bitcoin News Roundup 22.10.17 (deepd.tw) 10/22/2017 - 9:23am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Donate Bitcoins, Ethereum, Legal Developments, Litecoin, Now Accepting Bitcoin, Russia, Satoshi Nakamoto, United States This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Wikileaks founder thanked the U.S. government for the 50,...
US Fights Russia Over Alleged BTC-e Founder Extradition (deepd.tw) 10/20/2017 - 12:59am
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, Danger, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Legal Developments, Russia, Spy Grid, United States A Greek court cleared the way for Alexander Vinnik, a suspected operator of the Bitcoin exchange formerly known as BTC-e, to be cleared for...
Ha-ha. US Government tries to stop Wikileaks by cutting off their access to traditional banking. Makes them filthy rich instead. (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 11:07am
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Australia’s Bitcoin Regulation Bill Gets the Green Light (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 7:03am
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Australian Bitcoin Adoption Increases Following Regulatory Amendments (news.bitcoin.com) 10/16/2017 - 6:00am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Ethereum, Legal Developments, Litecoin, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, United States In recent months, the Australian government has sought to amend its bitcoin regulations – which were previously notoriously unfavorable to...
South Korea Prepares to Tax Bitcoin Use (news.bitcoin.com) 10/15/2017 - 1:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, How To, Legal Developments, news.bitcoin.com, Shift, United States South Korea is preparing to tax bitcoin use after the cryptocurrency’s trading volume skyrocketed past that of Kosdaq. Han Seung-hee, the...
India’s National Internet Registry Breach, Data Spotted On Darknet (deepd.tw) 10/15/2017 - 12:40am
Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, Legal Developments Over 6,000 businesses in India have been reportedly breached by an unknown cyber criminal. The enterprise arm of IT security firm Quick Heal,...
Julian Assange: My deepest thanks to the US government, Senator McCain and Senator Lieberman for... erecting an illegal banking blockade against @WikiLeaks. ... ( the first time I heard of bitcoin. I downloaded the program..and never turned it on..sigh.) 10/14/2017 - 2:26pm
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