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Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions

Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed QuestionsMathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking tertiary education in the Netherlands, which included five bitcoin-themed questions. Also Read: Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens […]

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Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin Has “Properties of Wealth”

Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin has "Properties of Wealth"The Court of Amsterdam has found that bitcoin possesses “properties of wealth” following a civil rights case. Dutch repossession laws have been invoked to mandate the repayment of 0.591 BTC obliged by a contract between two individuals relating to bitcoin mining. Also Read:The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating Up  Dutch Court Publishing […]

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0 to 50% – Time to Pay Crypto Taxes in the European “Union”

0 to 50% – Time to Pay Crypto Taxes in the European “Union”With the increasing popularity of bitcoin and the like, this year’s tax campaign in Europe comes with many questions on how to report and pay crypto taxes. Despite the obvious hesitation on the part of many governments to comprehensively regulate/legalize the sector, cryptocurrency incomes and profits “enjoy” special attention. Different decisions on the matter pose […]

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Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto Laws

Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto LawsWopke Hoekstra, the Dutch finance minister, has issued a letter to Holland’s parliament describing the current regulatory framework pertaining to cryptocurrencies as “insufficiently equipped.” The minister advocates the development regional and international regulatory efforts in response to the burgeoning digital currency phenomenon. Also Read: Excessive Crypto Regulation Not Optimal, EU Banking Authority Says Dutch Cryptocurrency Investment […]

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PR: Essentia.One in Talks with the Netherlands Government for Blockchain Solutions to Border Control

Essentia.One Blockchain Solutions to Border ControlEssentia One, the world’s first data management framework based in Amsterdam, is paving the way in blockchain technology to solve complex border control issues with their talks with the Dutch Government. “Where some people see problems, we see challenges, which then motivates us to develop a solution” says Matteo, Essentia co-founder and Chairman of The Internet of Blockchain Foundation.

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Dutch Bank That Once Called Bitcoin ‘High Risk’ Considers Building Crypto-Wallet

Dutch Bank That Once Called Bitcoin 'High Risk' Considers Building Crypto-WalletA Dutch multinational financial provider, Rabobank has announced the possible introduction of a ‘cryptocurrency wallet’ tethered to the company’s banking services. The news follows the bank’s recent ‘high risk’ profiling of account holders that participated in bitcoin trading.  Also Read: Israeli Supreme Court Forbids Bank From Denying Service to Bitcoin Exchange Rabobank Investigates the Idea of […]

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British Man in Amsterdam Allegedly Laundered €11.5m in Bitcoin Drug Money

British Man in Amsterdam Allegedly Laundered €11.5m in Bitcoin Drug MoneyA UK man living in Amsterdam is facing up to five years in prison for allegedly helping people by exchanging fiat cash for bitcoin which was used to buy drugs. He supposedly started by growing cannabis himself but soon found the bitcoin business to be more profitable by itself.   Also Read: US Navy Investigators […]

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Spokesperson Confirms Bitfinex Is Client of ING

Spokesperson Confirms Bitfinex is Customer of INGMajor Dutch financial services company, ING, has confirmed that Bitfinex holds an account with the company in the Netherlands. The bank issued a statement regarding its relationship with Bitfinex after Dutch-language website Follow the Money published a report revealing that ING is providing financial services to Bitfinex last week. Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors […]

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Spokesperson Confirms Bitfinex Is Client of ING

Spokesperson Confirms Bitfinex is Customer of INGMajor Dutch financial services company, ING, has confirmed that Bitfinex holds an account with the company in the Netherlands. The bank issued a statement regarding its relationship with Bitfinex after Dutch-language website Follow the Money published a report revealing that ING is providing financial services to Bitfinex last week. Also Read: Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors […]

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As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts Increase

As Blockchains Grow Bigger, Full Node Counts IncreaseBack in 2016, the number of full nodes within the Bitcoin core network was dropping. At the time, Bitcoin enthusiasts thought the amount of nodes would continue to decline and the metric was used heavily in the scaling debate. However, in contrast to many people’s predictions, the count of full node BTC implementations has been […]

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