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Compliance Expert

Justice Department hires expert counsel to evaluate company compliance programs No Comments

This week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the hiring of Hui Chen as a “full-time compliance expert”. In this role, Ms. Chen will be tasked with assessing the compliance programs of companies under DOJ investigation. This information will aid prosecutors weighing criminal charges of companies and individuals, including any remedial compliance measures. As you may recall, Ripple ...


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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...


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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...


Gox'ed?

Will The Bitcoin Term “Gox’ed “ Be Re-Coined After Prosecution Rests? 2 Comments

Bitcoin has brought with it a plethora of new terminology. Not too long ago, when someone said “hash”, mathematics was not the first thought to enter most people’s minds. The collapse of Mt. Gox in 2014 brought about the term “Gox’ed”. Millions of dollars’ worth of Bitcoin (not so?) magically disappearing and reappearing in “old wallets” enraged thousands of people. Protect...



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Poloniex Blocks Bitcoin Trading Services In New York Following Controversial Bit License Requirement 2 Comments

Poloniex a very popular U.S. based cryptocurrency trading exchange platform will block New York residents from services beginning August 8th 2015. Users of the site have been issued an email warning letting them know they must remove funds if they reside in NY. “In accordance with the New York State Department of Financial Services, Poloniex will no longer be allowed to provide services to resi...


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GuccioneCoin A One Of A Kind Cryptocurrency With A Gigantic Built-In Community 2 Comments

Nicholas Guccione is the youngest son of the late Bob Guccione Founder of PENTHOUSE and OMNI Magazines and General Media International. The launch of GuccioneCoin [GCC] is a one of a kind cryptocurrency with a gigantic built-in community primed for the benefits of decentralized, anonymous, low cost blockchain technology. Nicholas Guccione began his Crypto-Research a little over a year a...


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LTBCoin Recently Dodge’s A Bullet As “LetsTalkBitcoin” Community Successfully Negotiates A Stay Of Execution No Comments

On July 21, 2015 a de-list order was issued against LTBcoin by Poloniex Exchange officials who stated that “Passionate pleas from the community have convinced us not to de-list LTBC”. This news comes as a shock to the Let's Talk Bitcoin community, the community has had a tremendous impact on spreading the word about bitcoin through a content platform that rewards it's contributors in LTBCoi...


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