カテゴリー: United States

US Lawyers: Crypto Regulations Are ‘Tough Waters to Navigate’

"Patchwork" of US Cryptocurrency Regulations are "Tough Waters to Navigate"In a recent interview, Matt Kohen and Justin Wales, two senior counsels working for Carlton Fields’ virtual currency and distributed ledger technology group, highlighted the challenges that legal practitioners and regulators face in interpreting United States regulations pertaining to cryptocurrency. Also Read: Quadrigacx Saga: Founder’s Widow Owns $5.6m Properties, Hospital Confirms Cotten’s Death Cryptocurrency Lawyers Emphasize […]

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ICOs Produce Slow Start to 2019

During the first two weeks of 2019, initial coin offerings (ICOs) raised roughly $90 million, according to data published by Icobench. Of the total funds raised this year so far, $80.2 million can be attributed to the Chelle Coin ICO. Also Read: How US Government Shutdown Affects Bitcoin ETF Approval Slow Start to 2019 for Initial […]

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US Crypto Investors Incurred $5.7 Billion in Unrealized Losses Last Year

US Crypto Investors Incurred $5.7 Billion in Unrealized Losses Last YearThe results of a survey published by Credit Karma estimate that crypto investors in the U.S. realized losses of approximately $1.7 billion during the previous tax season. Additionally, the report finds that U.S. investors incurred a further $5.7 billion in unrealized losses. Also Read: Plaintiff in AT&T SIM-Swapping Case Sues ‘Bitcoin Bandit’ for $81M US Cryptocurrency […]

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PR: ZPool Launches ZCash Mining Pool

ZPool Launches ZCash Mining Pool2019.1.1, one of the world’s largest ZCash mines—ZPool officially opened up its ZCash mining pool, and started recruiting miners from all over the world free of service charges.

KIENG KESSARA, the founder of ZPool, noted that, ZPool was formerly known as Megabigpower Bitcoin mine, which was built in September 2017 in Idaho, the United States. It now only serves ZCash, a digital currency. ZCash is an encrypted currency that realized complete privacy protection by using the zero-knowledge proof (zk-SNARKS). For individuals, privacy is a rigid demand; enterprises, on the other hand, propose more demanding requirements for privacy protection in the block chain. Therefore, privacy protection is one of the most important and the most difficult directions of the technical pursuit related to block chain. In addition, through totaling 21 million, ZCash only had about 5.5 million circulating in the market—high rarity. With respect to investment, ZCash is the most valuable digital currency; moreover, compared with BTC and ETH, it boasts less difficult to compute power and higher return.

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Influential Politicians Are Advocating Crypto Around the Globe

Mineable and tradable from anywhere, cryptocurrency is borderless. Its adoption nevertheless hinges in part upon the stance taken by nation states. Politicians have the power to integrate, legitimize and push crypto to the next stage of mainstream adoption. A number of influential politicians around the globe have expressed varying levels of support for digital currencies and blockchain […]

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US Lawmakers File Bill to Exclude Cryptocurrencies From Securities Definition

US Lawmakers File Bill to Exclude Cryptocurrencies From Securities DefinitionTwo U.S. congressmen have introduced a bill aimed at amending the country’s securities laws to exclude cryptocurrencies from the definition of a security. The bipartisan bill also seeks to adjust taxation and create tax exemptions for certain cryptocurrency transactions. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Bill Introduced U.S. Reps. Warren […]

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A Chinese Government-Controlled Bitcoin Alternative Is Reportedly in the Works

China's Very Own Bitcoin Alternative is In the WorksIn the midst of a sino-U.S. trade war, the People’s Bank of China is working to develop its own cryptocurrency prototype. It apparently believes this centralized digital asset can ultimately trump BTC and perhaps even the U.S. Dollar. Also read: Bibox Buys 100% Share of Decentralized Exchange Dex.top A Love-Hate Relationship With Cryptocurrency The government of […]

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Linkedin Names ‘Blockchain Developer’ Top Emerging US Job of 2018

Linkedin has published its 2018 “Emerging Jobs Report” for the United States, in which it names “Blockchain Developer” as the most rapidly emerging employment position of the past year. According to the report, the position saw growth of 33x on Linkedin’s platform during 2018. Also Read: Pantera Capital Braces for SEC Action Against 25 Percent of […]

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SEC Investigates Salt Lending’s ICO, Huobi Advises Russian Bank on DLT

SEC Investigates Salt Lending's ICO, Huobi Advises Russian Bank on DLTIn recent regulatory news, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly launched an investigation into Salt Lending’s 2017 initial coin offering. Separately, the SEC revealed that it has stopped accepting public comments on nine bitcoin exchange-traded funds that it rejected in August, and digital asset exchange Huobi has announced that it is providing […]

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Regulations Roundup: Cryptocurrency Campaign Donations, US Judge Warns Malaysians

In recent regulatory news, a report by the Center for Public Integrity has explored the potential for cryptocurrency donations to obfuscate politicians’ sources of funding, a U.S. judge has urged the Malaysian public to exercise due diligence when considering seeking exposure to cryptocurrencies, and a report conducted by IBM Blockchain and the Official Monetary and […]

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