Category: News

Men In Black

The return of Preet Bharara and the men in black 3 Comments

Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara is back and more aggressive than ever and warned at an NYU event that there are “people who want to kill everyone in this room [...] In addition to all these people who for legitimate privacy reasons that all in good faith want to keep their messaging private […] There are also people who want to bring buildings down. There are people who want to destroy Ame...


Out of the bag.

Something is out of the bag at Cryptsy 3 Comments

On January 14th, Cryptsy made a blog post explaining it's present situation and problems with the exchange. The posts states they finally want to let everyone know what these problems stem from. They were not because of any recent phishing attacks, or even a DDoS attack, nor does it have anything to do personal issues. The post explains that a person claiming to want to resurrect an un-maintain...


Cryptsy hacked!!...???

Cryptsy alleges security breach and freezes trading and withdrawals 1 Comment

Troubling times and riled up masses are at cryptocurrency exchange, Cryptsy.com. The angry customers are circling, and it only takes a moment to see why! As of 9 pm MST on 1/12/2016, according to JShock (Cryptsy Admin) all withdrawals have been frozen. This was followed up with a series of notices by NerdLifeLabs (Crptsy moderator) that all withdrawals are paused for security reasons, and possible...


Compliance

FinCEN releases SAR Stats. MSB results are not flattering. No Comments

Earlier this month, FinCEN released the latest edition of its SAR Stats publication, a compilation of quantitative and qualitative data gathered from SAR filings. The (overly and conspicuously) comprehensive 44-page report contained detailed analysis of SAR narratives, emerging trends among SAR filings, and highlights from within each of the financial sectors, including MSBs. Often overlooked, ...


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Recent CFTC Ruling Challenges Bitcoin And Digital Finance … No Comments

Since its inception, digital currencies like Bitcoin and digital finance have troubled governments and regulators across the globe. Some countries have chosen to classify these digital assets as legally recognized currencies because of their use by consumers, while other nations have chosen treat them as an illicit tool and banned their use outright. The United States is no exception to this legal...


EtherX

Ethereum Labs Announces Launch Of “EtherX” A Multi-Currency Wallet With Integrated Exchange Featuring “EthereumCard” No Comments

Ethereum Labs announces the launch of much anticipated “EtherX” platform and the release of brand new multi-currency wallet with integrated exchange featuring 'EthereumCard” and many other various white label derivatives... Ethereum Labs Ethereum Labs is a research and development organization, incubating disruptive ideas, leveraging the Ethereum Blockchain Stack, developing decentrali...


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Canada eCoin [CDN] Is Emerging With A Resurgence In Development And A Community Takeover… No Comments

Originally Launched in March of 2014 Canada eCoin [CDN] is a scrypt algorithm digital currency with merge mine-able support that over the course of the last year has seen it's share of challenges within the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The original developers seem to have all but given up on the project over the course of the last few months but just recently their has been a resurgence of this co...


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Jeff Garzik Proposes New BIP100 Solution To Bitcoin Block Size Debate 4 Comments

Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik has recently proposed a consensus based solution to the bitcoin block size debate and the proposal is drawing attention from some heavy hitters in the bitcoin ecosystem. The block size debate began back in October 2014 when Gavin Andresen announced a proposal through the Bitcoin Foundation blog entitled "A Scalability Roadmap". Since then ex-google developer Mik...


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