Central Bank Digital Currency Brings Wider Access Bank of Japan

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A blockchain-based central bank digital currency issued to the public would allow wider and unrestricted access to payment and settlement systems, the deputy governor of the Bank of Japan said earlier on Friday. Hiroshi Nakaso, deputy governor of the Bank of Japan – the nation’s central bank – was […]

Florida Bill Aims To Add Virtual Currency To AML Statutes

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Wilma Woo · April 22, 2017 · 1:00 pm <!– Excerpt An act designed to add virtual currencies to Florida’s anti-money laundering statutes has unanimously passed three… End Excerpt –> An act designed to add virtual currencies to Florida’s anti-money laundering statutes has unanimously passed three state committees. Bill Targets ‘Ill-Gotten Gains’ […]

‘User-Generated Currency’ Bitcoin and the YouTube of Money

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Galia Benartzi is a founder of Bancor, a Swiss-based non-profit focused on solving the liquidity challenge in asset exchange. Previously, she was founder and CEO of Particle Code, a cross-platform development technology for mobile and social games acquired by Appcelerator. In this opinion piece, Benartzi discusses why she believes the […]

India’s Government to Consider New Digital Currency Rules

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A committee of government and central bank officials in India is set to propose new regulations related to digital currencies. The Indian government’s press service announced today the creation of an interdisciplinary committee drawn from both the Reserve Bank of India as well as the Ministry of Revenue, Department of […]

The Dark Days of Dogecoin How Scammers and Bandits Brought Down Crypto’s Friendliest Currency

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It was a bustling, summer day in San Francisco just like any other for Jackson Palmer, a marketing manager at Adobe that a year earlier had co-created a parody cryptocurrency featuring a Shiba Inu dog meme. When he sat down at his work desk and started answering emails, one in particular […]