Kraken Introduces Block Trading OTC Option for Trades of $100,000 or More
Bitcoin Regulation

Kraken Received 3 Times More Law Enforcement Requests in 2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has revealed that it has received three times more law enforcement requests in 2018 compared to 2017. The overwhelming majority of requesting authorities...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 06, 2019 | 07:00
News

Michigan Man Busted for Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange – Faces...

A man in Michigan is facing federal charges for operating an unlicensed Bitcoin exchange after selling over $55,000 USD of Bitcoin to undercover agents. There’s a song that goes...

Jeff Francis | Oct 28, 2017 | 07:00
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Breaking News

Amendment To Ban End-to-End Encryption Passed By Hungarian Parliament

Discussions about encryption are becoming more of a norm than the exception these days, and the situation is only getting direr in certain regions. The Hungarian Parliament is in...

Jp Buntinx | May 16, 2016 | 05:09
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Kripos Shuts Down Major Dark Web Drugs Marketplace

Ever since the Silk Road platform came to fruition, Bitcoin seems to become a favourite form of payment across dark web marketplaces. Kripos, the Norwegian Police Service’s...

Jp Buntinx | May 10, 2016 | 05:11
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Breaking News

UK Law Enforcement Sources Hint At Impending Craig Wright Arrest

Editor’s Note (5-6-2-16, 2:43 AM EST): The SiliconAngle piece cited in this article was  produced by an impostor site posing as the real SiliconAngle. This source article does...

Jp Buntinx | May 05, 2016 | 02:58
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Breaking News

FBI Used Invalid Warrant To Infect Tor Website With Malware

Malware is a grave threat to computer users all over the world, and even law enforcement does not shy away from using this technique to hack Tor and obtain sensitive information. But...

Jp Buntinx | Apr 21, 2016 | 04:13
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Breaking News

Law Enforcement Shuts Down Blackberry PGP Communication Network

The war between law enforcement and encryption is far from over by the look of things. Yesterday afternoon, the Dutch police and government officials shut down a communication network...

Jp Buntinx | Apr 20, 2016 | 03:05

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