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    The Political Bitcoin Crackdown

    It seems the digital currency Bitcoin is under fire by government officials all around the world. The latest attacks on Paris have led to heavy scrutinization on cryptocurrencies and encryption. With this has comes very vocal proclamations from leaders all around the globe. Despite these vocal opinions, evidence suggests that the Paris attackers never used encrypted messaging, and reports of terrorists using cryptocurrency appear to be false.   Also read: Bitcoin in Business: Smart Contracts Former

    · November 20, 2015 · 7:53 am
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    G7 Leaders Looking To Regulate Digital Currencies

    The G7 nations have been reported to have plans to tighten up their grips with the regulation of digital currencies and financial technology. The German magazine Der Spiegel reports that due to current events concerning terrorism the industrial countries believe that a plan must be enforced for these new concepts. Also Read: Teaching Encryption Soon to Be Illegal in Australia   Many media outlets have been telling the tale of bureaucrats currently skeptical of encryption

    · November 19, 2015 · 8:54 am
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    Encryption Scapegoated in Wake of Paris Attacks

    In response to the tragic terror attacks in France, intelligence agencies have launched another campaign against strong encryption, such as the type that tech companies use to create secure end-to-end communication services. Intelligence agencies are attempting to blame the encryption as an enabler for extremists to plan and follow through with terror attacks. After recent attempts to stifle encryption failed, it seems like this is an opportune time to rebuild their attacks on encryption due to

    · November 18, 2015 · 8:00 am