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Ohio Congressman Wants to ‘Eliminate’ SEC Jurisdiciton over Crypto Industry: Report

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Now that Bitcoiner Jared Polis has left Congress for the Colorado Governor’s Mansion, support both moral and material for the crypto industry in Washington, DC may be seen as lacking. While it is largely unelected bureaucrats who rule the financial arena in this country and occasionally make brash decisions in regards […]

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Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Shuffles Board Ahead of IPO: Report

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitmain, the world’s largest bitcoin mining firm, has reportedly undergone a major board reshuffle ahead of its initial public offering (IPO), which should set a record for the nascent cryptocurrency industry. Bitmain Sees Major Board Shakeup — CEO Jihan Wu Loses Voting Rights Citing company information registered with the local government, […]

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North Korea Hacked Crypto Exchanges and Ran ICOs to Fund Regime: Report

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn According to cybersecurity firm Inksit Group, state-funded hackers in North Korea have been targeting crypto exchanges in South Korea to circumvent various sanctions imposed on the regime. The security firm alleged the government of North Korea of running illicit initial coin offering (ICO) projects and breaching into large crypto exchanges. “We […]

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ICO Misconduct Takes Center Stage in SEC Enforcement Report

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Despite the fact that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has yet to craft a clear regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies, the agency placed a great deal of emphasis on the space this year, particularly on initial coin offerings (ICOs). The SEC’s Division of Enforcement published its fiscal year 2018 annual report, […]

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SEC Report: Reducing Cryptocurrency Scams Among Their Top Priorities

In the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) latest annual report, the regulatory authority explained that reducing the number of cryptocurrency-related scams is currently among their top priorities. The report specifically cites initial coin offerings (ICOs) as one such sector of the industry that they are focusing on. The report comes amidst an exponential increase in crypto-related […]

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Buterin Denies Report, Isn’t Stepping Back From Ethereum Development

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Vitalik Buterin, the co-creator of Ethereum, has denied reports that he is stepping back from Ethereum development. On November 1, MIT Technology Review released an article entitled “Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin says his creation can’t succeed unless he takes a step back,” which claimed that Ethereum cannot succeed and achieve true […]

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Goldman Sachs is Signing up Customers for its Bitcoin Trading Product: Report

Advertisement Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has quietly begun signing up a limited number of customers for its yet-to-launch bitcoin trading product. Citing a source familiar with the matter, The Block reports that the 149-year-old Bulge Bracket bank has onboarded a “small number of clients” to actively trade the derivative, a non-deliverable forward, which is […]