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Russia developing a mechanism for seizure of crypto by 2021

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The board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation instructed law enforcement agencies to develop a legal mechanism for the seizure of virtual assets for confiscation by December 31, 2021. This is reported by RBC with reference to an unnamed source. Rosfinmonitoring, the...

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Ukraine adopted FATF rules for crypto market regulation

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The deputies of the Verkhovna Rada adopted in the 1st reading a draft law on the implementation of FATF standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism while regulating the crypto market. This was announced by the chairman of the deputy association Blockchain4Ukraine, People's...

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Asian financials group sets tokenized securities’ roadmap

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Asia’s largest asset managers and financial services corporations have formed a representing group, which has published a document analysing the future of tokenized securities as a part of the average institutional toolkit, as well as calling on extra regulatory clarity to open the path....

DJ from Germany proclaimed himself the co-founder of Bitcoin

DJ from Germany proclaimed himself the co-founder of Bitcoin

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Crypto enthusiast Kenneth Bosak discovered at a conference the next self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto. This time, the former creator from Germany, Jörg Molt, became the “creator of bitcoin”. Bosak’s Twitter video provoked a violent community reaction and instantly became viral. Confronting a...

Wright's trial

Trial resumes. Wright breaks Bitcoin settlement agreement

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Craig Wright, an Australian technologist, stated that he can’t pay the amount that was mentioned in the agreement contracted with the Kleiman estate. As to a court paper listed in the Southern District of Florida October 30, Wright broke the contract arrangement according to which he must abandon...

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Binance US users will be able to buy bitcoin by debit cards

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The US division of the Binance has added the opportunity to purchase crypto using debit cards. https://t.co/AZwoBOy3iq Launches Debit Card Payments, Gains Momentum in First Month Exceeding $15 Million Daily Trading Volumehttps://t.co/uISYqHJAOx pic.twitter.com/AGJR98L6wO— Binance.US...

BitMEX data leak

BitMEX exchange leaked data

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BitMEX, the largest exchange of Bitcoin derivatives, has leaked user data. Some users received emails containing the email addresses of other platform clients. We are aware of an email privacy issue impacting our customers. We have identified the root cause and will be in touch with any users...

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Binance is going to open an office in Beijing

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Binance decided to start an office in Beijing after Xi Jinping said he wants the country to become the number one in the blockchain sphere. This new outpost is going to join the other one that's in Shanghai. Actually, the corporation didn’t announce what this office plans to do and when exactly...

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German Banks Association calls for digital euro release

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The Association of Private Banks of Germany, which includes more than 200 financial institutions, has called for the release of digital euro. Its creation will help the EU withstand competition from the United States and China, as well as prevent possible negative consequences from the launch of...

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Starbucks for bitcoins: Bakkt launches consumer-oriented app

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The Bakkt crypto platform has announced the launch of an application with which consumers can pay at retail outlets, including the popular Starbucks coffee shop chain. A statement from Bakkt product director Mike Blandina said the application will launch in the first half of 2020, with Starbucks...

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Chinese official began pushing blockchain after Xi’s speech

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On October 24 Xi Jinping, president of China, spoke about the significance of using blockchain technology and encouraged everyone in China to make the country leading in this sphere. After this speech, a senior Chinese foreign-exchange governing official called for “special attention” to be...

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Justin Sun announces partnership with billionth corporation

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TRON founder Justin Sun announced that next week he will enter into a partnership with megacorporation. Its capitalization allegedly exceeds $100 billion. #TRON will partner with a hundred billion USD megacorporation next week. It will not only benefit $TRX but all TRC10&20 tokens including...

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TON investors don't demand back money invested in project

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Investors of both rounds of financing the TON project, by a majority vote, refused to demand a return on the money invested in the project and agreed to wait until the blockchain platform was launched until April, Forbes sources said. Investors in the TON blockchain platform approved the delayed...

Stacks on Binance

Stacks tokens are available on Binance and Hashkey Pro

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It is the first time when Stacks tokens are being listed on a non-US platform. Blockstack PBC started a partnership with Binance and Hashkey Pro exchange for the listing of STX token. Hashkey Pro is a digital asset exchange for institutional investors, which is based in Hong Kong, and Binance is...

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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...

Zuckerberg during hearings over Libra

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...

Mark Zuckerberg

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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