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New York Tries to Ban Paying Bitcoin Ransomware Attackers

New York state senators have drafted two bills this month that propose a ban on paying ransomware attackers with tax-payers money.  New York Refuses to Negotiate with Criminals In...

Ricardo Martinez | 6 months ago
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SoFi Gets Bitlicense Approval for Crypto Trading Service

US-based personal finance company Social Finance (SoFi) obtained the approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) for its BitLicense application. New...

Anatol Antonovici | 8 months ago
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Bitcoin Exchange Must Give US Documents As Lawsuit Grinds On

Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex must provide documents to US authorities after a New York judge ruled against its request to dismiss a lawsuit against it. Judge U-Turns On Bitcoin Exchange...

Anja van Oosterhout | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin

Top 10 Biggest Cities Now Googling For ‘Bitcoin’

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, has been Googling Google for the cities where ‘Bitcoin’ was Googled the most. Thankfully, he tweeted the results on Twitter. Top 10...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Traders Pulled Out $165 Million From Bitfinex in the Past 12 Hours

Bitfinex has withdrawn around 17,000 bitcoins from its wallet as part of a financial battle over missing funds worth $850 million. $165M Leaves Bitfinex Wallet As Twitter transaction...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
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Wyoming Becomes First State To Give Bitcoin Owners Full Property Rights

Cryptocurrency advocates are celebrating Friday after the US state of Wyoming passed a bill giving direct property rights to cryptocurrency holders. Wyoming Senate Passes Crypto...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Top 3 Worst US States for Bitcoin Regulation

Delayed Bitcoin ETFs, subpoenas, and blockchain businesses forced to close, Bitcoin regulation in the U.S. is hardly encouraging innovation. If you’re looking for friendly...

Christina Comben | 1 year ago
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New Yorkers Can Now Use The Robinhood App; Buy Bitcoin With a Debit Card

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has granted the BitLicense to cryptocurrency trading app Robinhood as well as LibertyX, which allows users to buy bitcoin with...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Businesses

New York Regulator Issues BitLicense to NYDIG For Custody and Trading

New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has approved cryptocurrency-related company NYDIG’s application for a digital currency license and a money transmission...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
Young Man Waterboarded and Waxed by 'Friends' Who Wanted His Crypto-Wallet Password
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Young Man Waterboarded and Waxed by ‘Friends’ Who Wanted His Crypto-Wallet...

A main rule of crypto ought to be ‘don’t tell your friends you have crypto.’ One man violated this unspoken rule and paid a rather gruesome price. The Kid Is an Easy...

Eustace Cryptus | 2 years ago
Company Usess Junk Bonds to Convert Aluminum Smelter into a Giant Mining Operation
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Company Uses Junk Bonds to Convert Aluminum Smelter into a Giant Mining Operation

Coinmint LLC is turning to junk lending in order to fund a massive new mining operation. The project will repurpose a now-closed industrial site. Coinmint LLC is in the midst of a...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
Plattsburgh NY Officials Fed Up With Mining Noise Adopt Regulations
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Plattsburgh NY Officials Fed Up With Mining Noise Adopt Regulations

Leaders in the town of Plattsburgh, New York, have adopted a law requiring crypto mining operations to hold a special permit. In the meantime, a moratorium on new endeavors is still in...

Kevin O’Brien | 2 years ago

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