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Wendy McElroy: In a Stateless Society Crypto is Law and Justice

In a Stateless Society Crypto is Law and JusticeThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 5 In a Stateless Society, Crypto is Law and Justice The economic analysis of crime starts with one simple assumption: Criminals are rational. A mugger is a mugger…because that profession makes him better off, by his own […]

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Vague Laws Leave Crypto Users Confused in Almost Half of the US

In Nearly Half of the US, Crypto Users Unsure if They’re Breaking LawsJustin Wales and Arnaldo Rego, lawyers at Carlton Fields, have surveyed all 50 states in the US, looking for clarity on money transmitting laws as they relate to cryptocurrencies. As adoption and general usage increases, states appear to be failing to keep up, leaving many enthusiasts to wonder if they’re committing a crime. Also read: […]

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Longhash Launches Bitcoin Tracker to Find ‘Dirty Money’

Longhash, a crypto and blockchain media and analysis site, recently launched its own Bitcoin Tracker. In an effort to “offer more peace of mind to investors, regulators and the general public,” users can basically find the origin of BTC, tracking it through the many places it has traveled.   Also read: Robinhood Accused of Taking […]

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Josh Garza Sentenced to Prison and Fined $9M over GAW & Paycoin Scam

GAW/Paycoin 2014 Scam: Josh Garza Sentenced to 21mos Prison, $9M FineU.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut has announced Homero Joshua Garza (Josh Garza) has been sentenced to “21 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, the first six months of which [Mr. Garza] must spend in home confinement, for his role in his companies’ purported generation and sale of virtual currency.” The […]

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India Law Enforcement to File Charges Monday in $2.7M Coinsecure Wallet Hack

India Law Enforcement to File Charges Monday in $2.7M Coinsecure Wallet HackLaw enforcement authorities in New Delhi will file charges on Monday in the Coinsecure hack case. Coinsecure was a large cryptocurrency exchange allegedly wallet-hacked back in April of this year. It turns out to be an international crime, one spread over half a dozen exchanges. Also read: Bitcoin ATMs Targeted by Malware for Sale in […]

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Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners

In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of cryptocurrency – legitimately – have had their assets frozen and accounts locked without warning, fueled by fears of money laundering and a general distrust of bitcoin. One victim even claims to […]

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‘Crypto’ Thriller Starring Kurt Russell in Post-Production – Producers Share Details

‘Crypto’ Thriller Starring Kurt Russell in Post-Production - Producers Share DetailsCrypto, an upcoming cryptocurrency-themed movie starring Kurt Russell and Alexis Bledel, is currently in post-production. The producers share their thoughts, confirming that the “overall message of the movie is positive” despite it being a thriller centered on crime and corruption. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space ‘Crypto’ Thriller Coming Soon The upcoming […]

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High-Profile Thai Crypto Case: Bitcoiner Lost Over 5,500 BTC – Ringleader Fled to US

High-Profile Thai Crypto Case: Bitcoiner Lost 5,500+ BTC - Ringleader Fled to USA high-profile crypto case involving a well-known actor and model has come to public attention in Thailand following the enforcement of the country’s crypto regulations. Over 5,564 BTC were reportedly stolen from a bitcoin millionaire. The alleged ringleader has fled to the U.S. Thailand’s main crypto regulator is cooperating with the police on the case. […]

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UK Police Top up Budget With Proceeds From Sale of Seized BTC

UK Police Top up Budget With Proceeds From Sale of Seized BTCA UK police department has sold 295 BTC which they say were legally seized from a drug dealer. The court ordered him to forfeit his crypto stored in a hardware wallet. The police reportedly get to keep 18.8% of the sale proceeds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space British Police Seized BTC […]

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Wendy McElroy: Other Than the Black Market, a Last Stand for Economic Freedom

Other Than the Black Market, a Last Stand for Economic FreedomThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 5 Crypto: Other Than The Black Market, A Last Stand For Economic Freedom? Money…is the economic area most encrusted and entangled with centuries of government meddling. Many people, many economists, usually devoted to the free market stop short at […]

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