Worried About A Ban? Then You Need Bitcoin More Than You Think Skeptics often argue that governments will ban Bitcoin when it becomes too important and threatens national sovereignty. At least these critics understand Bitcoin’s importance and the power that state currency monopolies exert over us. What they fail to understand is the power of
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Major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has released its latest “transparency report,” providing data on customer information requests it received from government and law enforcement agencies between July 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Among the insights into who requested user information from Coinbase, it’s clear that the U.S. remains the most interested in tracking the activity
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Authorities in South Korea have launched a major raid against a domestic crypto exchange allegedly involved in a millionaire multi-level marketing (MLM) fraud. The police accuse V Global platform of running an illicit operation that reportedly stole hundreds of millions of dollars from investors. Masterminds Could Have Defrauded Over 40,000 People According to Yonhap, police
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Vietnam is treading waters into the cryptocurrency industry, as the government recently commissioned a research group for the purpose. The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance is conducting an in-depth study of cryptocurrencies for regulation purposes. One Million Vietnamese Are Reportedly Crypto Users According to ASEAN Briefing, the ministry seeks to gather enough data to clearly see
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Payments giant Visa and financial services provider Tala have partnered to boost cryptocurrency adoption in emerging markets. The collaboration aims to “make it easier for underbanked consumers to convert, store, and use cryptocurrencies.” Visa and Tala Boosting Crypto Adoption in Emerging Markets Visa and Tala have formed a new partnership “to help underbanked populations participate
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IndiaTech.org, an industry association representing India’s consumer internet startups and investors, is backing wants to provide clear definitions for the cryptocurrency industry. On Wednesday, the association released a white paper including a policy proposal with recommendations for a regulatory framework for crypto-assets and crypto exchanges in India. The proposed framework suggests to define cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) as
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Crypto investors involved in cryptocurrency mining may enjoy a significant tax break when the country’s digital currency tax regime commences in 2022. According to a report by Pulse News, South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance on Wednesday announced additional details of the country’s impending crypto tax law, which included a provision for crypto miners
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Mercadolibre Inc., Latin America’s leading e-commerce company with almost 70 million users on its marketplace, has bought bitcoins worth almost $8 million for its treasury. With this move, the company has joined a growing list of corporations with the cryptocurrency on their balance sheets. Mercadolibre Holds Bitcoin on Balance Sheet Mercadolibre Inc. reported its first-quarter
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Bitcoin was in mint condition after the weekend as it headed towards $59K on Monday morning, preserving its high-performing crypto coin. Just this past weekend, Bitcoin experienced a slow deflation, first with a surprise rally on Friday. Things turned around on Sunday overnight as the Bitcoin price approached $60K as the cryptocurrency continues to hold
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