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“Venture Capital Working Group” Seeks Select Cryptocurrency “Safe Harbor” (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/20/2018 - 5:39pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Danger, Ethereum, Important Companies, Litecoin, Mainstream Media, Monero, United States Several venture capitalists (VCs) and entrepreneurs have been petitioning federal authorities to see certain virtual currencies in a “different...
Cofounder’s FINRA Suspension Could Hold Consequences for Tezos (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/20/2018 - 5:19pm
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Mainstream Media, United States When Arthur Breitman, cofounder of Tezos, published a white paper on the cryptocurrency project in September 2014, he listed the author as L.M...
Kraken CEO Condemns “Hostile” Questionnaire Issued by New York AG (news.bitcoin.com) 04/20/2018 - 12:56pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Important Companies, Important People, news.bitcoin.com, United States Jessie Powell, the CEO of U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, has publicly stated his refusal to answer a questionnaire issued by the New...
Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist (news.bitcoin.com) 04/20/2018 - 2:31am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, news.bitcoin.com, United States In theory, hedge funds employ complex investment strategies that should allow them to achieve high returns both in bearish and bullish markets...
Jeff Session Announces Nationwide Law Enforcement Operation Results Against Darknet Opioid (deepd.tw) 04/20/2018 - 1:56am
Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Important People, Spy Grid, United States Although the darknet thrives on anonymity, Law Enforcement officials such as the FBI and the US Postal Inspectors are partly responsible for...
Brazil’s Largest Brokerage Firm May Be Launching an OTC Bitcoin Exchange (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/19/2018 - 6:50pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, United States Brazil is home to half of South America’s population and wealth, and right now, the country’s largest investment broker firm may be primed to...
Two Darknet Vendors Busted in the Netherlands (deepd.tw) 04/19/2018 - 3:12pm
Bitcoin, Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, United States Police in Amsterdam arrested two suspected darknet dealers in Monday, April 9. According to an announcement on politie.nl , the men shipped “...
RIP PAYPAL / December 1998 - April 2018 (reddit.com) 04/19/2018 - 7:14am
reddit.com, reddit.com/r/bitcoin, United States We’re changing the balance functionality for your PayPal account depending on whether we have been able to verify identifying information that...
19.04.18 Darknet and Cybercrime Roundup (deepd.tw) 04/19/2018 - 2:09am
Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, United States Throughout the week, an unusually high number of darknet market vendors landed in police custody or faced a judge for sentencing. The cases...
Majority of US States Has Taken a Stance on Bitcoin and Blockchain (news.bitcoin.com) 04/19/2018 - 1:30am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Innovations, news.bitcoin.com, United States, Waves Most US states have adopted some regulatory stance in regards to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and the blockchain technologies behind them,...
Brazil’s Largest Brokerage Reportedly Working on OTC Bitcoin Brokerage (news.bitcoin.com) 04/18/2018 - 4:59pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Innovations, news.bitcoin.com, Patent, United States The OTC bitcoin trading market appears to be attracting big banks and brokers from all over the world who wish to secure a piece of this growing...
Darknet Glock Vendor Gets 33 Months in Prison (deepd.tw) 04/18/2018 - 4:29pm
Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Globe, Russia, United States Almost one year ago, Gerren Johnson and William Jackson were arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge Linda T. Walker on federal firearm...
Craig Wright Moves to Dismiss 'Shakedown' Bitcoin Lawsuit (coindesk.com) 04/18/2018 - 12:08pm
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Legal Developments, United States The man who claimed to be bitcoin's founder won't stand for this "attempted shakedown" in U.S. federal court.
Riot Blockchain Has Been Subpoenaed By the SEC (coindesk.com) 04/18/2018 - 2:00am
Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, United States Riot Blockchain has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Significant Trade Volume Triggers Localbitcoins KYC Requirement (news.bitcoin.com) 04/18/2018 - 12:40am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Colored Coins, news.bitcoin.com, United States, Waves According to a recent thread on Reddit, Localbitcoins traders allegedly have to verify their identity if they are trading “significant” volume...
Last Defendant has Entered Prison in Alphabay Heroin Case (deepd.tw) 04/17/2018 - 3:27pm
Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, United States A former darknet vendor recently started serving his prison sentence for his role in a cocaine and heroin trafficking operation. Chaudhry Ahmad...
Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken to Shutter Services in Japan (coindesk.com) 04/17/2018 - 7:25am
Bitcoin Exchanges, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, United States U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has announced it is shutting its doors for investors in Japan, citing operational costs.
The Government Dilemma: How To Tax Something One Pretends Does Not Exist (news.bitcoin.com) 04/17/2018 - 1:28am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, How To, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin, Russia, United States Cryptocurrencies are often criticized for failing to replicate some of the basic functions of fiat money. Governments are always ready to warn...
When the Taxman Comes Knocking, Will Americans Report Crypto Gains? (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/16/2018 - 5:54pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Mainstream Media, Mining, Stocks, United States Cryptocurrency investors appear to be skirting their taxes. Whether keeping with crypto’s anti-establishment roots or for lack of ability,...
Tax Time is Here and Lots of Cryptocurrency Holders Don’t Care (news.bitcoin.com) 04/16/2018 - 4:42pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, How To, Important People, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, United States, Wallet In the U.S. tax season has arrived and many American cryptocurrency proponents are squirming because they have to pay for some of the gains they...
Coinbase Buys Earn.com, Gaining Top Talent in the Process (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/16/2018 - 4:27pm
Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Ethereum, Important People, Mining, United States, Wallet Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying Earn.com, a social network that allows users to earn digital currency by replying to emails and...
Coinbase Just Bought One of Bitcoin's Best-Funded Startups (coindesk.com) 04/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, United States U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has confirmed the acquisition of Earn.com, one of bitcoin's best-funded startups.
Greedy Facebook Versus Ideological Telegram: Why Principles Matter (news.bitcoin.com) 04/16/2018 - 1:30am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Fear Mongering, Mainstream Media, news.bitcoin.com, Russia, Shift, United States Something happened this week that rarely occurs, history offered up a side-by-side comparison with a control. Heads of respective social network...
INDONESIAN STUDENT ARRESTED FOR PURCHASING ECSTASY USING BITCOINS (deepd.tw) 04/15/2018 - 4:55pm
Bitcoin, Dark Web, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, United States, Wallet For some months now, the only certainty about the fight against the use of the dark web is the arrest of culprits every now and then. Although...
Louisiana Mayor Proposes Government-Backed Crypto and ICO (news.bitcoin.com) 04/15/2018 - 3:25am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, news.bitcoin.com, United States, Wallet The mayor-president of the Louisiana city of Lafayette, Joel Robideaux, has proposed an ambitious plan that would see the city develop a...
Pantera Capital Predicts Record BTC Prices Within 12 Months (news.bitcoin.com) 04/15/2018 - 1:30am
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, news.bitcoin.com, United States Pantera Capital Management, a leading investor in the cryptocurrency sector, has predicted with “strong conviction” that bitcoin has established...
On the Money Prognosticator Draper’s Bitcoin Price Prediction: $250,000 by 2022 (news.bitcoin.com) 04/14/2018 - 11:55pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Dark Web, Important People, news.bitcoin.com, United States The well-known venture capitalist and cryptocurrency investor Tim Draper has revealed his four-year prediction after holding back his statements...
Two Pennsylvania Men Charged for Fentanyl Distribution (deepd.tw) 04/14/2018 - 5:54pm
China, Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, United States Jamil I. Chapman and his nephew Nasai J. Chapman allegedly used the darknet to import fentanyl and carfentanil from China to their residence in...
Three Found Guilty in Fatal Fentanyl Conspiracy Case (deepd.tw) 04/14/2018 - 9:54am
deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, United States A federal jury in Nashville, Tennessee, found three men guilty of participating a fentanyl distribution conspiracy based in Madison during an 8-...
Dream Vendor ‘OxyGod’ Arrested in DEA Operation (deepd.tw) 04/14/2018 - 1:53am
Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, United States According to an announcement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Central District of California, a DEA investigation in Orange County led to...
FPT and Factom Announce Partnership to Expand Blockchain-as-a-Service (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/13/2018 - 5:55pm
Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Factom, Important People, Spy Grid, United States Austin-based blockchain-as-a-service company Factom is partnering with FPT Software , an IT services company stationed in Vietnam. The two...
Spring Sees Bitcoin Cash Adoption Rise (news.bitcoin.com) 04/13/2018 - 5:00pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchanges, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Globe, Innovations, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Now Accepting Bitcoin, Patent, United States, Wallet After dropping in value with the rest of the cryptocurrency ecosystem the digital asset bitcoin cash (BCH) is making a comeback over the past 72...
Tim Draper Predicts Bitcoin Will Soar to $250,000 in Four Years (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/13/2018 - 4:58pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Dark Web, Important People, Mainstream Media, Precious Metals, United States In another one of his famous bitcoin predictions that gets widespread news coverage, billionaire investor Tim Draper is now predicting that the...
Morocco Extradites Alleged 'Bitcoin Store' Fraudster to U.S. (coindesk.com) 04/13/2018 - 1:00pm
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Danger, United States Moroccan authorities have extradited a British national to the U.S. on fraud charges for running the "Bitcoin Store" exchange under false...
Robinhood’s First Tentative Steps Into Cryptocurrencies Appeal to Traders (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/13/2018 - 12:10pm
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Important People, Mainstream Media, Precious Metals, United States The Robinhood mobile app for smartphones, operated by a financial services firm headquartered in Palo Alto, allows individuals to invest in...
Santander Launches International Payment Service Built On Ripple’s xCurrent (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/13/2018 - 11:28am
Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Globe, Ripple, United States Banco Santander is launching a new international payments service, dubbed “OnePay FX,” based on blockchain technology. The service is available...
Another Washington County Puts Freeze on Bitcoin Mining (coindesk.com) 04/13/2018 - 3:01am
Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Mining, United States Public utility officials in yet another county in the U.S. state of Washington have placed a moratorium on new crypto mining operations...
15 Years in Prison for Millionaire Weed Dealer (deepd.tw) 04/13/2018 - 1:31am
Darknet, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Spy Grid, United States The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced the sentencing of a 48-year-old man from Randolph, Massachusetts, for...
Long Blockchain Corp Receives Delisting Determination From Nasdaq (news.bitcoin.com) 04/12/2018 - 3:55pm
Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, China, news.bitcoin.com, United States, Wallet Long Blockchain Corp., the company formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea Corp., has announced that it has received a delisting determination...
Bank of America Envisions Blockchain As Internal Ledger (coindesk.com) 04/12/2018 - 3:00pm
Banking Cartel, Blockchain, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, Innovations, Patent, United States A newly released Bank of America patent application proposes securing health records on a permissioned blockchain.
Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto Winter Is Almost Over (news.bitcoin.com) 04/12/2018 - 2:41am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Ethereum, Fear Mongering, Important People, Litecoin, Mining, news.bitcoin.com, Satoshi Nakamoto, United States, Wallet, Zoom Could this year’s crypto winter be nearing an end? That’s the opinion of some experts, and while bullish predictions are easy to come by, there...
Taking Ether Public: An Interview with Ether Capital CEO Michael Conn (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/11/2018 - 6:45pm
Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Danger, Ethereum, Important People, United States Ether Capital is positioning itself to be the first Ethereum-focused publicly traded company. Having already raised $45 million through a...
Caribbean Nations Introduce Crypto Payments in the Travel Industry (news.bitcoin.com) 04/11/2018 - 2:59pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoin.com, Blockchain, Important People, news.bitcoin.com, Pulse, United States The Caribbean Tourism Organization is going to introduce cryptocurrency payments for tourism services and products offered in the region. In...
Bank of America: Bitcoin Bubble Is Already Popping (coindesk.com) 04/10/2018 - 10:00pm
Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, CoinDesk.com, coindesk.com, United States In an analytical note, Bank of America researchers called bitcoin one of the greatest bubbles in history.
A "Law-Abiding" Blockchain Alternative for India’s Financial Exchanges (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/10/2018 - 10:21am
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Danger, United States On April 5, 2018, a blow to bitcoin occurred when the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) banned banks and regulated financial entities from dealing...
Illegal guns find way to Canada alongside drugs via dark web (deepd.tw) 04/10/2018 - 4:48am
Altcoins, Bitcoin, Danger, Dark Web, deepd.tw, DeepDotWeb, Hackers, United States The RCMP has warned about criminals using dark web marketplaces and modern virtual currencies (which are generally hard to track due to the high...
Largest Mexican Bitcoin Exchange, Bitso, allows you now to buy Bitcoin at any OXXO (over 14,000 stores across Latin America. It is the largest chain of this kind of store in Mexico). (reddit.com) 04/09/2018 - 7:37pm
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Here’s How Taxes Are Harming Bitcoin’s Usefulness as a Payment Method (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/09/2018 - 5:33pm
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Debit Card, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Blockchain, Now Accepting Bitcoin, United States While most of the early buzz around Bitcoin centered on it as a new, fast, cheap and permissionless method of online payment, the focus has...
Op Ed: Tulip Myths and Modern Cryptocurrency Skepticism (bitcoinmagazine.com) 04/09/2018 - 1:47pm
Altcoins, Banking Cartel, Bitcoin, bitcoinmagazine.com, bitcoinmagazine.com, Fear Mongering, United States “Ever heard of tulips?” It’s a question anyone who is publically involved in the cryptocurrency space has been asked multiple times. With the...
I don't live in America but I am American. Can I use a gift form 709 and my lifetime tax exemption to give a large gift of bitcoin (over $14K) to my non American girlfriend who lives outside of the USA with me? If so are there any special considerations? 04/09/2018 - 11:50am
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