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    Report: Only ‘7.929 BTC’ Funded Terrorism Since 2015

    Coin Center CEO Jerry Brito has said it is “time to assess” cryptocurrency’s exposure to terrorism in light of the US Congress moving to investigate links. Brito: Community ‘Shouldn’t Be Concerned’ By Congress Highlighting preliminary findings from the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), which he describes as “by and large excellent,” Brito said the community should learn not to fear scrutiny from regulators. “News reports today that Congress may soon commission a study assessing

    · May 16, 2017 · 2:30 pm
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    Crypto No More? EU Plans Database Linking Users to Wallets

    Bitcoin will lose all anonymity in the European Union if governments accept proposals to make exchanges store user IDs and wallet addresses in a central database. Crypto Becomes Fiat In Sheep’s Clothing The concept, put forward by the European Commission allegedly as an anti-terrorism measure, means transactions and wallets will be directly linked to people’s identities. The EU Commission delivered the idea despite Interpol previously highlighting that terrorists actually use cryptocurrencies very little to carry

    · January 7, 2017 · 10:00 am
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    EU to Snoop on Gold, Cards and Bank Transfers in Security Shake-Up

    EU legislation could legalize “widespread checks” on bank transfers as part of increased security measures to combat terrorism. Gold, Cards, Bank Transfers Under Scrutiny In the wake of the supposed terrorist attack on Berlin this week, the EU Commission has already called for tightened security restrictions throughout the 28-member bloc. Border controls may soon be able to confiscate items such as precious metals and even prepaid debit cards, which a Reuters release states are used to finance

    · December 22, 2016 · 5:30 am