Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Plan to Maintain Shared User Database
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Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Plan to Maintain Shared User Database

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2018

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly planning to create a database of crypto traders and their transactions. User account data would be tied to either an Aadhaar ID…

Korean Government Answers Petition Against Unfair Cryptocurrency Regulations
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Korean Government Answers Petition Against Unfair Cryptocurrency Regulations

btcethereumadmin - February 14, 2018

The South Korean government has officially responded to the popular petition, with over 20,000 signers, against unfair cryptocurrency regulations. The regulators defended their crypto measures and outlined…

Bank of Thailand Bans Banks From Cryptocurrency Activities
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Bank of Thailand Bans Banks From Cryptocurrency Activities

btcethereumadmin - February 14, 2018

The Thai central bank has prohibited financial institutions in the country from five key cryptocurrency activities, including banning customers from buying cryptocurrencies with credit cards. Also read: Japan’s…

Dubai Issues License to Cryptocurrency Firm
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Dubai Issues License to Cryptocurrency Firm

btcethereumadmin - February 13, 2018

The largest free economic zone in the UAE, with zero percent personal and corporate income tax, has started issuing licenses to firms trading cryptocurrencies. The first license…

Russia Drafts Bill to Accredit ICO Issuers – Public Comments Wanted
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Russia Drafts Bill to Accredit ICO Issuers – Public Comments Wanted

btcethereumadmin - February 13, 2018

The Russian government is drafting a bill to introduce the accreditation of initial coin offering issuers. Accredited organizations must comply with a set of rules, including having…

South Korea Considers Bitlicense-Style System for Cryptocurrency Exchanges
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South Korea Considers Bitlicense-Style System for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

btcethereumadmin - February 13, 2018

The South Korean government is considering introducing an approval system for cryptocurrency exchanges based on the Bitlicense model, developed by the New York State Department of Financial…

Japan’s DMM Launches Large-Scale Cryptocurrency Mining Farm and Showroom
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Japan’s DMM Launches Large-Scale Cryptocurrency Mining Farm and Showroom

btcethereumadmin - February 12, 2018

Japanese entertainment giant DMM has launched its “large-scale Japan-quality” mining farm, with a plan to deploy more farms overseas. DMM is also launching a showroom, allowing the…

Senate Candidate Accepts Largest Contribution in BTC
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Senate Candidate Accepts Largest Contribution in BTC

btcethereumadmin - February 12, 2018

This week the Republican Senate candidate Austin Petersen announced he accepted the largest federal election campaign contribution settled in digital currency. Petersen, a former Libertarian, has received…

New Crypto Exchanges Launch in South Korea Despite Lack of Fiat Deposits
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New Crypto Exchanges Launch in South Korea Despite Lack of Fiat Deposits

btcethereumadmin - February 11, 2018

A number of new cryptocurrency exchanges are launching in South Korea despite being unable to provide full service due to regulatory challenges. Since the Korean government enforced…

Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License
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Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License

btcethereumadmin - February 11, 2018

The Japanese financial regulator will be issuing its first warning since the legalization of cryptocurrencies as a method of payment in Japan. An overseas initial coin offering…