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Thailand Lays Groundwork for Crypto Tourism to Revive Industry

Thailand is targeting newly-minted crypto millionaires to breathe life into its pandemic-battered tourism industry.

29 NOVEMBER 2021

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Major Estonian Bank LHV Starts Offering Cryptocurrency Trading via Bitstamp

One of the largest banks in Estonia, LHV, is now offering cryptocurrency trading directly from its app through crypto exchange Bitstamp. The bank says it is the “first bank in the Baltics to start offering crypto trading.”

27 NOVEMBER 2021

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IMF Warns El Salvador Against Using Bitcoin as Legal Tender After 'Bitcoin City' Announcement

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned El Salvador against using bitcoin as legal tender due to various risks associated with cryptocurrency. The warning came one day after Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele announced his plan to build a “bitcoin city” powered by a volcano and financed by bitcoin bonds.

24 NOVEMBER 2021

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Quentin Tarantino sued after selling Pulp Fiction NFTs on Secret Network

The legendary director will move forward with the planned sale despite the lawsuit.

18 NOVEMBER 2021

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London assembly member calls for ban on crypto ads in trains and buses

The lawmaker said that she wasn’t specifically targeting memecoin Floki Inu in the push for this crackdown, but rather as one of three current crypto advertising campaigns on London's public transport.

16 NOVEMBER 2021

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Coinbase Pushes for Single Crypto Regulator: CEO Says 'We Have 53 Regulators in Just One Country, the US'

Crypto exchange Coinbase has been meeting with a number of regulators to convince them that the U.S. should have just one federal regulator overseeing the crypto sector. Currently, there is a variety of different regulators in the U.S., CEO Brian Armstrong explained, noting that Coinbase has “53 regulators in just one country, the United States.”

15 NOVEMBER 2021

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Every Large Bank Will Actively Consider Crypto in 1-3 Years, Says Former Citi CEO

A former CEO of Citigroup said that every major bank and securities firm will consider crypto trading or services within one to three years. He also hopes that central banks worldwide will adopt digital currencies.

14 NOVEMBER 2021

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ECB Exec Bats In Favor Of Digital Euro

The European Central Bank has thrown its weight behind the digital euro. Fabio Panetta, a member of the European Central Bank executive board, outlined the details of the ECB’s vision regarding the digital euro.

7 NOVEMBER 2021

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A Competition Between NYC and Miami to Become the Cryptocurrency Capital of the US

After Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, the newly elected New York City Mayor Eric Adams would be taking his paycheck in Bitcoin as well.

6 NOVEMBER 2021

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NY Mayor-elect Eric Adams will take his first three paychecks in Bitcoin

The Mayor-elect said he plans to make New York the “center of the cryptocurrency industry” after he takes office in January.

5 NOVEMBER 2021

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US senator submits resolution to allow crypto payments in Capitol Complex

The proposal, called the ACCEPT Resolution, would apply to gift shops, vending machines and restaurants.

4 NOVEMBER 2021

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More than 40 digital currency ETFs await US regulatory approval

Competitors are quickly following suit after the first U.S.-based Bitcoin ETF debuted earlier this month.

29 OCTOBER 2021

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True reasons why crypto companies lost their licenses in Estonia

True reasons why crypto companies lost their licenses in Estonia

It was interesting to read articles on various news websites about 500 Estonian crypto companies losing their licenses in 2020. Why was it interesting? I believe the authors of these news websites are trying to create hype by attributing the loss of licenses to the money laundering scandal in Estonia around 2018. I don’t believe this to be the case.

15 JUNE 2020

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China files 84 patents for central bank digital currency

China files 84 patents for central bank digital currency

Reports of more than 80 digital payments-related patents filed by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is offering concrete proof of the country’s moves to launch a CBDC.

13 FEBRUARY 2020

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Trump administration to release new FinCEN requirements for cryptos, Mnuchin tells Congress

Trump administration to release new FinCEN requirements for cryptos, Mnuchin tells Congress

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress on Wednesday that the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is set to release new requirements related to cryptocurrencies.

13 FEBRUARY 2020

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Italy’s Securities Regulator Shuts Down 8 Crypto Trading and Foreign Exchange Sites

Italy’s Securities Regulator Shuts Down 8 Crypto Trading and Foreign Exchange Sites

Italy’s securities regulator has shut down six foreign exchange websites and two crypto investing and derivative trading sites.

12 FEBRUARY 2020

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Fed chair Powell says Facebook's Libra 'really lit a fire' on the question of a digital dollar

Fed chair Powell says Facebook's Libra 'really lit a fire' on the question of a digital dollar

"We’re working hard on it, we have a lot of projects going on, lot of efforts going on on that right now."

12 FEBRUARY 2020

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Trump’s 2021 Budget Proposal Seeks to Optimize Crypto Policing

Trump’s 2021 Budget Proposal Seeks to Optimize Crypto Policing

U.S. President Donald Trump’s $4.8 trillion budget proposal for FY 2021, released Monday, seeks to expand the Treasury Department’s cryptocurrency oversight by returning the United States Secret Service, now a division of the Department of Homeland Security, to its jurisdiction.

11 FEBRUARY 2020

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China’s CBDC ‘will not necessarily be related to blockchain initially’

China’s CBDC ‘will not necessarily be related to blockchain initially’

Earlier this month on Twitter, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin posed the question of whether transactions using CBDCs, such as the one recently proposed by China, would be cryptographically provable.

10 FEBRUARY 2020

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Fearing ‘Currency Struggle,’ Japanese Politicians Want G-7 Response to China’s Digital Yuan

Fearing ‘Currency Struggle,’ Japanese Politicians Want G-7 Response to China’s Digital Yuan

Japanese politicians are calling on G-7 members to respond to China's planned digital yuan by collaborating on digital currency research.

8 FEBRUARY 2020

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