Texas State Securities Board Investigates Crypto Investment Fraud
News

Texas Law Threatens Cryptocurrency Users With...

Cryptocurrency lawyer and Coin Center head of research Peter van Valkenburgh has led criticism of a controversial new US law currently before lawmakers in Texas. ‘Not How Digital...

Esther Kim | Mar 11, 2019 | 10:00
Chinese Government May Wield Power to Destroy Bitcoin
News

China Wants To Stop Anonymous Blockchain Use: Reports

New cybersecurity rules currently out for public consultation in China would notionally force users to provide their real identity to use any kind of Blockchain-based service...

Wilma Woo | Oct 22, 2018 | 08:00
euro criminal
News

Europol: Terrorists Still Use Banks, Fail To Abuse Cryptocurrencies

A new assessment by Europol this week reveals a growing schism between the use of cryptocurrencies by terrorists and other criminals. No European Terrorist Attacks Leveraged Crypto...

Wilma Woo | Sep 20, 2018 | 17:00
EU european union
Legislation

EU Adopts New AML Directive to Combat Cryptocurrency Crimes

The European Union recently adopted a new anti-money laundering (AML) directive specifically targeting cryptocurrencies. It is the fifth AML directive of the EU, and aims to detect...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 26, 2018 | 00:00
Brothel Goes All the Way and Accepts Its First Bitcoin Payment
Bitcoin

Brothel Goes All the Way and Accepts Its First Bitcoin Payment

The term ‘first-time-ever’ may not be the first thing that pops into your mind when thinking about a brothel. However, the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada could definitely claim the...

Nikita Blows | Apr 26, 2018 | 05:00
Europol
Altcoins

Europol: Monero, ZCash, and Dash Are a Major Problem

Europol has noted that cybercriminals are becoming better at covering their tracks by opting for more privacy-focused, anonymizing cryptocurrencies like Monero, ZCash, and Dash...

Allen Scott | Feb 27, 2018 | 05:30
South Korea
News

South Korea ‘Legalizes’ Cryptocurrency Trading, Bans...

South Korea lawmakers have confirmed cryptocurrency exchanges will become de facto legal January 30 as they enact new laws about anonymity in trading. 6 Banks On Board For Change In...

Wilma Woo | Jan 23, 2018 | 08:30
Anonimity Bitcoinist
Altcoin News

Understanding Monero and Its Mission to Reclaim Online Anonymity

Increasingly, the subject of anonymity-focused Monero has been popping up on blockchain forums. According to Google Trends, searches on the topic surged by about 700% in August 2016...

Bitcoinist | Dec 01, 2016 | 04:00
Zcash
Altcoins

Altcoin Report: Ebitz Takes Advantage of Zcash’s Problems

SolarCoin rewards energy-savers, Ethereum fans look to buy-buy-buy, and Ebitz takes advantage of Zcash’s problems. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories...

Nick Marinoff | Nov 24, 2016 | 15:00
bitcoin privacy
Bitcoin

Shop Anonymously With Bitcoin: Protect Yourself From Prying Eyes

Since its introduction, one of Bitcoin’s largest benefits has been the ability to conduct business anonymously. No big banks are tracking your purchases. No companies are selling...

Bitcoinist | Nov 11, 2016 | 07:15
P2P Tumbling
Breaking News

Mycelium May Roll out P2P Tumbling Soon

There’s been no official statements as of yet – but it looks like the Mycelium Wallet will be getting built-in peer-to-peer bitcoin mixing/tumbling later this year.  The first...

Tyson O'Ham | Aug 19, 2016 | 20:21
Uncategorized

Network Engineer Tries to Thwart UK Bill That Plans to Expand...

As the UK parliament is on the precipice of passing a new surveillance bill into law, one British engineer is trying to halt its progress through an anonymizing system that runs on...

Trevor Hill | Aug 13, 2016 | 21:53

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