Peter Schiff Forgets Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames Bitcoin
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:58:29 +0000
Peter Schiff hates Bitcoin almost as much as bitcoiners hate Schiff. The gold bug makes a point of dissing the cryptocurrency whenever he can, despite the hypocrisy of accepting BTC on his own website. Today, the eccentric entrepreneur found a new reason to rip on bitcoin after forgetting his wallet password – and apparently Bitcoin […]
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Oklahoma Lawmaker Launches Bill to Create Crypto Depository for Government Use
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:01:50 +0000
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. state of Oklahoma to establish a new type of state-chartered financial institution that will be “the central depository for virtual currency used by governmental agencies in this state.” The new establishment aims to provide financial and technical services to crypto innovators and developers. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: […]
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Malaysia Announces Digital Asset Guidelines
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 14:35:06 +0000
The Securities Commission Malaysia has published the country’s guidelines on digital assets which set out the regulatory framework for token sales. All token offerings must now be carried out only through platforms approved by the commission. The guidelines also detail the obligations of approved platforms as well as the requirements token issuers must meet. Also […]
‘High Level’ Crypto Experts to Advise OECD
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:10:33 +0000
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, an intergovernmental body with 36 member countries, has formed “a high-level expert group” which includes executives from the crypto industry. They will provide advice in helping develop international blockchain policy principles. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia ‘High-Level Expert Group’ Formed […]
How to Create Custom SLP Tokens With the Bitcoin.com Mint
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 07:10:42 +0000
On January 17, Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust introduced the company’s new SLP minting application. The Bitcoin.com Mint is a noncustodial web wallet that allows users to store bitcoin cash (BCH) and Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. In addition to the portfolio capabilities, the Mint gives anyone the ability to create their own customized SLP tokens […]
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Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 20:40:40 +0000
During the last year, the cryptoconomy has picked up pace after a drawn out crypto winter. When market prices were low and startups were short on capital, a bunch of firms laid off employees in 2018. A year later, and digital currency companies are hiring. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in […]
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New Guidelines Subject Canadian Crypto Exchanges to Securities Laws
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 16:10:11 +0000
Canadian regulators have issued new guidance determining when current securities legislation applies to operations conducted by cryptocurrency exchanges. According to the clarifications in the document, many domestic and foreign entities serving Canadian users, for example those that provide custodial services, will have to abide by the country’s securities laws and act like securities dealers. Also […]
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FATF Holds Global Forum to Discuss Crypto Supervision
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:10:44 +0000
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and over 50 delegations involved in crypto supervision recently gathered to discuss how to regulate crypto assets and related service providers. While examining three key areas, they stressed the importance of international cooperation, citing that cryptocurrencies are global products. Also read: Regulation Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in […]
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Crypto vs RBI: 3 Days of Intense Supreme Court Hearings
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 07:35:15 +0000
India’s supreme court heard the crypto case in detail over three consecutive days this week. In addition to intense arguments against the central bank having the power to ban crypto, the judges learned how other countries regulate this new sector, the amended EU directive, the FATF guidance, and less invasive crypto measures. Also read: Regulatory […]
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Monopoly Is a Tiny Darknet Market With Big Aspirations
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 04:35:15 +0000
There’s a certain irony in the smallest market on the darknet being named Monopoly. With less than 150 listings, the monero-friendly Monopoly Market is anything but. What this tiny darknet market (DNM) lacks in size, however, it makes up for in spirit. The cypherpunk ethos permeates this nascent market where sovereign individuals can exercise their […]
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