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Chinese Congresswoman: ‘PBOC Should be Responsible for Bitcoin AML’

More information on the developments in China have been coming out recently, concerning the new regulations of Chinese bitcoin exchanges. On March 9th, Wu Xiaolin, the former deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and congresswoman for the National People’s Congress, told a local reporter the central bank should be responsible for these types […]

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Research Says Claims of Terrorism Financed With Bitcoin Are Exaggerated

A new report from a British defense and security think tank, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), reveals that reports of terrorism financed through Bitcoin are greatly exaggerated. ‘Treating Cryptocurrencies as an Exceptional Threat is a Misleading Impression’ RUSI consultant David Carlisle said that there is a lot of attention given to the possibility of […]

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Considering Bitcoin An Asset Could Set Back Adoption in Israel

The Israeli Tax Authority (ITA) recently published a draft clarifying its stance on digital currencies including bitcoin for the first time. Bitcoin.com examines the legality of the draft and its effects on the Israeli Bitcoin community. The Draft is Not Yet Law The draft published by the ITA earlier this month states that digital currencies […]

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Fedcoin: The U.S. Will Issue E-Currency That You Will Use

The U.S. Federal Reserve will not only issue its own cryptocurrency but will also make sure Americans use it. That’s the prediction of currency guru Doug Casey who has an uncanny record of being correct about economic and political trends. His latest book, Surviving Fedcoin: How to Protect Yourself (and Profit) from America’s Coming Currency […]

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Needham: Probability of Approval for a Bitcoin ETF ‘Very Low’

Needham & Company, an independent investment bank and asset management firm, released today a mini investors’ report on the prospect of a Bitcoin ETF in 2017. The company currently hands Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) with a ‘Hold’ rating. Report author, Spencer Bogart, detailed the upside potential of a bitcoin ETF being approved and discussed the […]

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