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Ross Ulbricht’s Fate in the Hands of the US Supreme Court

Featured Ross Ulbricht formally submitted a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), seeking a hearing for the overturn of a decision upheld this year by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Ulbricht’s double-life sentence without the possibility of parole is at stake. Also read: Bundesbank Board Member: No […]

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Twenty Years Ago, Two Men Predicted Bitcoin

Reviews Clinton began his second term as President of the United States. Titanic dominated the box office. Hanson’s “MMMBop” stormed music charts. The year, 1997, also turned out to be when two cranks, fringe thinkers, wrote The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age (TSI), published by Simon & Schuster. Catastrophic impresarios James […]

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Miners from 15 Countries to Give Input for Russian Cryptocurrency Bill

Regulation Cryptocurrency miners from 15 countries have confirmed that they will be showing Russian parliamentarians how cryptocurrencies are mined and discussing their countries’ specific approaches to mining regulation. After the meeting, the Russian government plans to draw up recommendations and proposals for crypto legislation, which will be submitted on December 28. Also read: South Korea Clarifies […]

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No Tout: Six Token Sale Questions Clarified by the SEC

Op-Ed The looming shadow the United States federal government casts over the vibrant cryptocurrency industry grew somewhat darker last week. “By and large, the structures of initial coin offerings that I have seen promoted involve the offer and sale of securities and directly implicate the securities registration requirements…”. This remark was published on December 11 […]

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2018 Pyeongchang United States Olympic Luge Team to Accept Bitcoin Donations

Featured Over the weekend, the United States Olympic Luge Team announced they are the first Olympic team in the country to advocate for and accept bitcoin in donation. With only two months from starting Winter Games in South Korea, there’s just enough time to promote both a crazy, cool olympic sport while promoting a cool, […]

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Centra ICO Faces Class Action Lawsuit, Accused of Violating US Securities Laws

Altcoins Centra, an initial coin offering (ICO) noted for having been promoted by Floyd Mayweather, is now facing a class action lawsuit. The ICO is accused of violating securities laws by misrepresenting the cryptocurrency as comprising a utility-based token. Also Read: Trading Bitcoin for an Altcoin Won’t Shield You From the IRS Anymore The Suit Has […]

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Bitcoin Cash Will Close Out 2017 With Significant Infrastructure Support

News The end of the year is approaching, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have continued to see significant growth. From merchant acceptance, cryptocurrency businesses integrating support, and many other additions to the BCH economy, shows that bitcoin cash will have some robust infrastructure for 2018. Also Read: Increased South African Bitcoin Adoption […]

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Consensus of complacency will be tested in 2018

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Project Syndicate) — After years of post-crisis despair, the broad consensus of forecasters is now quite upbeat about prospects for the global economy in 2018. World economic growth is viewed as increasingly strong, synchronous, and inflation-free. Exuberant financial markets could hardly ask for more. While I have great respect for the forecasting […]

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Regal Assets Launches its Long-Awaited Crypto IRA to Service US Retirement Accounts

Regal Assets LLC, America’s leader in the Gold IRA space, has now added Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Ripple and Dash to its growing product line. “Demand for cryptos in an IRA has reached unprecedented levels and finding a reputable and trustworthy company to purchase from is becoming a top priority for new […]

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Heading into Sunday’s Bitcoin Futures, Big Banks Refuse Customers Access

Featured Fresh reporting on what amounts to one of the most eagerly anticipated events in bitcoin history – pending futures markets and contracts – suggests that some of the larger banks are less than thrilled at the prospect of offering such services to customers.  Also read: Silk Road – The Theatrical Version, Funded by Bitcoin, to […]

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