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Category Archives: Cryptocurrencies News

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International Regulatory Milestones for Crypto Exchanges in 2020

The lack of uniformity among different jurisdictions’ cryptocurrency laws makes it difficult for crypto exchanges seeking to expand to new markets. While some countries are embracing and fostering innovation, others are more hostile to Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies. Further exacerbating the difficulty is the lack of regulatory certainty in many jurisdictions, including the United […]

Etherscan Launches Fraud Monitoring and Address Blacklisting

Popular Ethereum (ETH) block explorer Etherscan has launched a machine-learning powered surveillance engine to flag ETH and wallets that are associated with illicit activity. Wallets that have originated from illegal sources will now be blacklisted — allowing users to identify when coins they are receiving have a checkered history. Etherscan blacklists funds of illegal origin […]

Bailouts Don’t Save the Economy. They Prop Up Companies That Should Be Allowed to Fail

CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is partner at Castle Island Ventures, a public blockchain-focused venture fund based in Cambridge, Mass. He is also the cofounder of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics startup. The moral case for bailouts often sounds a bit like this: Unlike prior crises, like the mortgage-fueled crash of 2008–09, there is no villain in 2020; instead, […]