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You Can Become a Citizen of Antigua and Barbuda for Less Than 13 BTC

You Can Become a Citizen of Antigua and Barbuda for Less Than 13 BTCThe parliament of Antigua and Barbuda has amended the country’s Citizenship by Investment Programme Act to accept payments in the form of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. With Antigua and Barbuda’s citizenship by way of investment into its National Development Fund having been reduced to a cost of $100,000 USD last year, the price of citizenship […]

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Over 500 BTC Belonging to Iranians Seized by US Government: Report

Over 500 BTC Belonging to Iranians Seized by US Government: ReportAccording to the head of Iran’s Blockchain Association, over 500 BTC belonging to Iranians were confiscated by the U.S. government last year, and the number is still rising. He explains that Iranians are unable to take action through proper channels from within their country due to Iran’s legal status of cryptocurrency. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms […]

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The Daily: Decentralized Exchanges – New and Hacked, and Some Lost Coins

The Daily: Decentralized Exchanges – New and Hacked, and Some Lost CoinsIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, we cover two decentralized exchanges – an Irish team that’s launching its Local Token Exchange and the already operating Bancor that has reported a security breach and admitted the loss of $12.5 million worth of coins. Also, hackers in China have mined cryptos worth $2 million using malware […]

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Coinsecure Exchange Reveals Compensation Plan With a Catch

Coinsecure Exchange Reveals Compensation Plan With a CatchThe Delhi-based cryptocurrency trading platform Coinsecure has officially announced its claims process for customers who were affected by the culprit who stole 438 BTC from exchange this past April. The firm plans to compensate Coinsecure users with Indian rupee as long as they sign an agreement that releases the company from any future liability. Also […]

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Korean Supreme Court Rules Cryptocurrency Is Asset With Economic Value

Korean Supreme Court Rules Cryptocurrency Is Asset With Economic ValueThe South Korean Supreme Court has ruled that cryptocurrency is an asset with economic value that can be confiscated. In the case involving a porn site and 191 confiscated BTC, the country’s top court upheld a district court’s ruling. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Supreme Court Has Ruled South Korea’s top […]

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How to Shuffle Your BCH Coins Like a Boss

Installing the Electron Cash Wallet 3.2 Release and the Cashshuffle PluginThere are a bunch of unique bitcoin cash wallets these days and even more interesting clients on the horizon. However, there is one particular bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet called Electron Cash that’s been around since the inception of BCH offering a secure platform and now the ability to shuffle BCH with the Cashshuffle plugin.   […]

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Meitu Founder Announces Accumulation of 10,000 Bitcoins in 2018

Meitu Founder Announces Accumulation of 10,000 Bitcoins in 2018Cai Wensheng, the founder of Meitu Inc., a Chinese technology company that makes smartphones and selfie apps, has announced that his bitcoin holdings have reached a personal milestone of 10,000 BTC. Mr. Wensheng also discussed his investments in alternative cryptocurrencies, and compared the present state of the cryptocurrency sector to that of the internet of […]

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Indian Exchange Postpones Repaying Stolen Bitcoins – No Permission From Authorities

Indian Exchange Postpones Repaying Stolen Bitcoins - No Permission From AuthoritiesIndia’s cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure has announced that it cannot repay customers their stolen bitcoins at this time. The exchange claims that while investigations are underway, permissions are needed from the authorities to start the claims process which it has not yet received. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Repayment Delayed Indian exchange […]

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These Countries Won’t Tax Your Bitcoins Too Much

These Countries Won’t Tax Your Bitcoins Too MuchA growing number of governments can’t resists the temptation to get their hands on some of the bitcoins their citizens are making. Several states, however, think that leaving some breathing space for crypto users and entrepreneurs is a better idea in the long run. Crypto-friendly tax regimes can still be found around the world. Also […]

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The ‘Mt Gox Whale’ Explains His Crypto-Selling Strategy

The 'Mt Gox Whale' Explains His Crypto-Selling StrategyOn March 17 the Mt Gox bankruptcy trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi revealed some critical information about how he’s been selling the BTC and BCH he has in his possession. The news may comfort those who believe the remainder of the Mt Gox sales will crash the market. According to Kobayashi he has been consulting cryptocurrency experts […]

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