Posted Date: September 16, 2018
The European Union has come in for criticism over its repeated attempts to regulate the web. Critics assert that waves of EU legislation are suppressing free expression, impairing the user experience and, most heinously, “killing memes”. The solution, for those who take this view, would appear to be simple: don’t hate on the EU – […] The post Don’t Hate EU Internet Regulation – Defy It appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
From time to time we all need a reminder that Bitcoin is much more than just an asset that can be checked on a daily price chart. Peter Thiel reveals that he believes the “crypto vs AI dichotomy” will shape the future of humanity, presenting us with a choice between a Big Brother totalitarian government […] The post Peter Thiel: Crypto vs AI Dichotomy Will Determine the Future of Humanity appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, has announced it will start testing a fiat currency trading platform in Singapore and we’ve got the story in Sunday’s edition of The Daily. Also, two islands in Russia are competing to host the country’s first regulated exchange, and the ECB says Europe doesn’t need a central bank issued crypto. […] The post The Daily: Binance Tests Fiat Exchange, Russians Mull Crypto Platforms appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Australia’s financial regulators have expressed skepticism regarding Coinjar’s purported trade volume, Paysend has partnered with Bitstamp to facilitate cryptocurrency purchases through its Global Account, and Seed Cx has announced a $15 million USD Series B funding round. Also Read: A Decade After Lehman Brothers Died: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and […] The post Exchanges Round-Up: Aus Regulators Doubt Coinjar Volume, Paysend Partners With Bitstamp appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
Over nearly three days on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, more than two dozen hacker teams competed for cash and prizes in the state’s first ever Wyohackathon: Breakin’ Through. Organized by the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, the event included speakers from industry luminaries, and all three of the state’s gubernatorial candidates made an appearance. […] The post Wyoming’s Crypto Cowboys: First State Hackathon Lures 27 Teams appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
U.S. law enforcement agencies have started their money laundering investigations of Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank, according to the Wall Street Journal. Citigroup and Deutsche Bank have been implicated. Danske Bank is also currently under investigation by Denmark and Estonia and its CEO reportedly ignored warnings of suspicious transactions. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to […] The post $150B Money Laundering Probe of Danske Bank Implicates Citigroup and Deutsche Bank appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
This week a blockchain researcher named Alex Lebed published a code review on the new stablecoin, the gemini dollar, created by the Gemini Trust cryptocurrency firm. According to Lebed’s study, gemini dollar accounts can be frozen by the exchange, and the tokens can be turned into non-transferable assets. Also read: Markets Update: Short Term Recovery – Is […] The post Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
Draft laws employing alternative approaches to regulating digital currencies have been introduced in Ukraine and Russia. In Kiev, a bill that classifies cryptocurrency as an asset, unit of exchange and store of value has been filed in the Rada and it’s supported by both deputies and representatives of the industry. In Moscow, the managers of […] The post Alternative Crypto Bills Presented in Ukraine and Russia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
The following opinion piece on Canonical Transaction Ordering (CTOR) was written by Jonald Fyookball the lead developer of Electron Cash.  Canonical Transaction Ordering (“CTOR”) is one of the planned changes for the November 2018 Bitcoin Cash protocol upgrade. There has been quite a bit of discussion in the Bitcoin Cash community about this change. Also […] The post Op-ed: The Case for Adding CTOR to Bitcoin Cash in November appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 16, 2018
September 15, 2018 brings the post-industrial financial world to a ten-year milestone. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was officially shuttered on this day in 2008, rocking the entire planet. The event occurred just 110 days before a revolution its collapse helped to spawn: Bitcoin. A little-known economic philosopher, Ludwig von Mises, tried to warn many years ahead […] The post A Decade After Lehman Brothers Died: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and Wall Street Worship appeared first on Bitcoin News.