Daily Archives: February 28, 2019

Blockchain Advocacy Coalition Sponsors Bill to Allow Crypto for Legal Cannabis Tax

n nn nn Activist group Blockchain Advocacy Coalition BAC has sponsored a bill in Californias 19th State Assembly District, set to allow legal cannabis businesses in the district to pay their state taxes using cryptocurrency. The bill was proposed by Assemblymember Phil Ting on February 20, 2019.If put into law, it would affect the districts many cannabis businesses, particularly all ...

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Ethereum’s Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrades Have Been Activated

Ethereum’s Constantinople and St. Petersburg upgrades have gone live in accordance with the schedule Cointelegraph.com News

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New Freelancing Platform Supports 12 Different Cryptocurrencies

There’s a new freelancing platform called Freelance for Coins that provides users with the ability to publish offers and bids for cryptocurrencies. In order to help facilitate deals between users, the service not only allows people to publish their bids and offers, but also provides them with a messenger for chatting. It also enables crypto invoices for coins like BTC, ...

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Facebook Coin Rumors Continue to Circulate: What’s the Truth?

There have been Facebook coin rumors for months in the crypto community and today, the New York Times stirred them up again. According to the New York Times report, Facebook is currently working on its own digital currency to integrate into its messaging services. Facebook Coin Rumors A few months ago, Bloomberg released an article about Facebook developing its own stablecoin ...

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Grim Stories of Ethical, Privacy Abuses Emerge About Coinbases New Partners

n nn nn When Coinbase acquired Neutrino for an unspecified amount in February 2019, the news looked like business as usual A cryptocurrency juggernaut had made another acquisition. But the company in question, specifically the ties it has to the unethical practices of one of its predecessors, suggests that the monolithic Coinbase may be joining the oligarchic ranks of its ...

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Hong Kong Entrepreneur Who ‘Made It Rain’ from High-Rise Arrested for Crypto Mining Fraud

An alleged Bitcoin millionaire, who was reportedly involved in “making it rain cash” on the streets of Hong Kong, is now reportedly accused of mining-related fraud Cointelegraph.com News

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Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases

Money laundering cases related to cryptocurrencies in Japan have increased significantly in 2018. Nevertheless, their number remains a fraction of the total. According to the Japanese press, the majority of reported money laundering instances actually involve banks and other traditional financial institutions. Also read: Platform for Crypto Payments to Bank Accounts Launching in the UK Most Instances Involve Banks and ...

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Russia Crypto Adoption: President Putin Orders Crypto Regulations

According to a document published on the Russian President’s official website, Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian Government to adopt cryptocurrency regulations by July 1st this year. The move will help Russia crypto adoption. Setting the deadline, the Russian President has ordered the body to enforce crypto-related regulation for the digital assets industry. Russia Crypto Adoption The transcript reads the ...

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