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SEC: crypto market is less likely to violate securities laws

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission is increasingly seeing "flagrant violations" of law by cryptocurrency market participants. This was stated by the head of the department Jay Clayton, reports Bloomberg Law. Speaking at a financial technology conference in Washington, Clayton said...

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How it was: Congress hearings over Libra cryptocurrency

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Hearings of Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday lasted six hours and supposed to be over Libra currency, but very soon they converted into a broad indictment of Facebook. Maxine Waters, the committee chairwoman said at the beginning of the hearings that she has studied numerous difficulties that the...

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Ukrainian cyber policemen are suspected of stealing bitcoins

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Four Kharkiv cyber police officers are suspected of stealing bitcoins after a search. Law enforcers allegedly transferred cryptocurrency from a wallet to a mobile device after it was withdrawn. The court decided to provide access to the data of mobile operators to clarify the circumstances. In...

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Zuckerberg says Libra won’t launch until the US approves it

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The CEO of Facebook is going to protect the Libra project before a congressional committee on October 23. He states that coin won’t issue until the US government confirms the project. Zuckerberg made remarks before the hearing in the House Financial Services Committee, where he mentions that the...

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Bithumb launched a platform for Russian-speaking users

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On Tuesday, October 22, Bithumb Global launched a Russian-language version of the platform as part of a global expansion strategy. This was reported in a press release. Now users and projects from Russia have access to such exchange products as stage investments, an improved mechanism for approving...

Opera browser adds BTC payments

Opera browser adds BTC payments to Android version

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Opera company announced that Bitcoin e-commerce and TRON integration were added to the browser’s Android version. The freshly added features will let Android users make direct payments from the implemented wallet and efficiently use the decentralized application on the Tron blockchain. As...

Bitfinex sues U.S. court

Bitfinex sues U.S. court to regain frozen $880 million

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iFinex Inc. lawyers appealed to a US court with a request to oblige a certain Rondell Clyde Monroe to give an affidavit regarding 880 million frozen in the accounts of the Panamanian processing company Crypto Capital. Clyde Monroe is the vice president of TCA Investment Bancorp and Trust Company...

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G20 says stablecoin regulations are needed to control risks

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During the meeting of the Group of 20 nations in Osaka, major economies said that stablecoins should be managed to have control over the risks that can arise before any digital currency issues. Haruhiko Kuroda head of Japan’s Bank said during the briefing: “We must consider appropriate...

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ESET discovered a fake Tor browser stealing users' bitcoins

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A Trojan version of the anonymous Tor browser aimed at Russian-speaking users to steal bitcoins in the darknet markets was discovered by ESET, an anti-virus software company. Hackers distribute a fake browser through two resources: tor-browser.org and torproect.org, which have existed since 2017....

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Facebook warns Washington: Beijing will win if Libra fails

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Facebook Inc. warns Washington that if the corporation’s plans for launching a cryptocurrency fail, it will be a huge win for China. David Marcus said in an interview that China is going ahead and trying to create a digital payment system with a worldwide reach and, at the same time, the US is...

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The world needs to make standards for crypto regulations

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A banker from a French Central Bank says that the world needs a regulatory framework for crypto assets. Denis Beau, an executive chief of Banque De France said during the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum in London that there is a necessity for overall consistency to prevent...

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Chainpoint 19 conference was held in Yerevan

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Nooor Armenian Blockchain Association organized an international conference ChainPoint 19, which was held on October 14 and 15 at the Dvin Hotel in Yerevan. During the event, representatives of the crypto community of different countries made their speeches, various panel discussions were held, as...

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David Marcus vows to move forward with Libra and add members

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David Marcus, who is a chief executive of Libra currency, said he doesn’t think that companies, which have left the project, have a fault. He is optimistic that various other corporations are going to join the project despite the enormous opposition from regulating institutions that are fearing...

Libra forced central banks to reconsider their activities

Libra forced central banks to reconsider their activities

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Facebook's digital currency Libra has pushed central banks to reform their work. This was stated by the head of the Bank of Sweden Stefan Ingves, noting that the regulator is exploring the possibility of issuing its digital currency. In a conversation with CNBC, he called Libra “an incredibly...

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Telegram may delay the launch of Gram

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Securities and Exchange Commission got a controlling plan to prevent the trade of Gram in the US. After this, Telegram is thinking about changing the day of the crypto launch. As to SEC accusation, investors purchased rights for Telegram’s token at a significant premium, with the prospective to...

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8 years - $500 billion transactions made in Litecoin network

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Litecoin, also known as Digital Silver, celebrated its 8th birthday on Sunday, October 13th. One of the oldest cryptos in the space, today Litecoin ranks sixth in terms of capitalization in the CoinMarketCap rating. The network was launched on October 13, 2011, and this date is considered the...

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Ripple announces rebranding and investments in BRD wallet

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The xCurrent payment system and the xVia corporate payment API from fintech company Ripple are included in the single RippleNet brand. At the same time, a California-based company invested 750,000 in a BRD wallet, which will now add support for the XRP token. Representatives of Ripple reported on...

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MasterCard and Visa are leaving Facebook’s Libra project

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They heard senators' voices. Facebook loses some chief partners, like eBay, Stripe, Visa and MasterCard. Regulators and lawmakers criticised the Libra project, which brought to thought will the project even persist? Before the opening meeting of Libra Association in Geneva, which is planned to be...

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