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    UK High Court ruling over $1 million hack implies Bitcoin is "property"

    UK High Court ruling over $1 million hack implies Bitcoin is "property"

    As the British High Court grapple with whether Bitcoin counts as legal property, a court has treated it as such in a million-dollar court case.

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    Rwandan Central Bank Studying Ways of Issuing Digital Currency

    Rwandan Central Bank Studying Ways of Issuing Digital Currency

    The Rwandan central bank is looking into ways it could potentially issue its own digital currency to make the processing of transactions more efficient and to boost economic growth.

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    Facebook Libra Already Facing an EU Antitrust Probe: Report

    Facebook Libra Already Facing an EU Antitrust Probe: Report

    Facebook is reportedly already under investigation by the EU over antitrust issues related to its Libra cryptocurrency project.

    21 AUGUST 2019

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    Israeli Regulator to Fast Track 2,000 Fintech License Applications

    Israeli Regulator to Fast Track 2,000 Fintech License Applications

    Israel’s Fintech regulator is rearranging its licensing regime to encourage competition in the field.

    20 AUGUST 2019

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    The expert explained why China needs its own cryptocurrency
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    The expert explained why China needs its own cryptocurrency

    “Chinese authorities want to create their own digital currency in order to keep all financial flows and their citizens under control, “ claims Maxim Korkodinov, the head of the analytics department at CryptoRank.io in his comments for letKnow.News.

    19 AUGUST 2019

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    US Lawmakers to Visit Switzerland to Discuss Crypto, Facebook’s Libra

    US Lawmakers to Visit Switzerland to Discuss Crypto, Facebook’s Libra

    A delegation of the United States House of Representatives will visit Switzerland on cryptocurrency concerns, with Facebook’s not-yet-released stablecoin Libra being in the focus.

    19 AUGUST 2019

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    Over 5 Million Merchants Throughout Thailand Now Accept Zcoin Payments

    Over 5 Million Merchants Throughout Thailand Now Accept Zcoin Payments

    Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcoin is now available for spending in Thailand at any merchant registered with the Thai QR code system through Satang App.

    17 AUGUST 2019

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    IRS sends new letters to crypto holders, stating amounts they owe to the agency

    IRS sends new letters to crypto holders, stating amounts they owe to the agency

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is sending out a new round of letters to cryptocurrency holders, this time listing the specific amounts of money that these letter recipients owe to the tax collector.

    15 AUGUST 2019

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    Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT

    Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT

    A healthcare-focused blockchain firm has settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017 ICO.

    15 AUGUST 2019

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    UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaint Against BitMEX Bitcoin Ad

    UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaint Against BitMEX Bitcoin Ad

    The United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld its complaint against a Bitcoin advertisement from top crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX.

    14 AUGUST 2019

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    Exclusive: FATF’s New Crypto Surveillance System is Fake News

    Exclusive: FATF’s New Crypto Surveillance System is Fake News

    On August 9th, a story that seems to have originated on Japan-based news source Nikkei Asian Review spread across the crypto media.

    12 AUGUST 2019

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    Thai Government to Integrate DLT, A.I and Emerging Technologies into the Digital Economy

    Thai Government to Integrate DLT, A.I and Emerging Technologies into the Digital Economy

    In a bid to improve the income, quality of life, and competitiveness of ordinary people in the society, Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society Ministry (DE) intends to use innovative technologies like blockchain in developing mobile applications and e-commerce solutions over the next three months.

    12 AUGUST 2019

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    China’s central bank digital currency is “ready” after 5 years of development

    China’s central bank digital currency is “ready” after 5 years of development

    A senior official at China's central bank announced at the China Finance 40 Group meeting today that the country will soon roll out its central bank digital currency (CBDC.)

    11 AUGUST 2019

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    New global cryptocurrency system set to fight money laundering

    New global cryptocurrency system set to fight money laundering

    A number of countries have plans to create a new system to collect and share personal data on individuals who conduct cryptocurrency transactions. The goal is to prevent funds from being laundered, going to terrorist organizations or otherwise being put to illicit use.

    9 AUGUST 2019

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    40,000 Bitcoin will flood markets when India bans crypto – Zebpay CEO

    40,000 Bitcoin will flood markets when India bans crypto – Zebpay CEO

    The head of Zebpay – formerly India’s largest exchange – estimates 40,000 BTC will flood markets if India bans crypto outright.

    9 AUGUST 2019

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    North Carolina Congressman Reintroduces Crypto Tax Bill

    North Carolina Congressman Reintroduces Crypto Tax Bill

    A tax bill aimed at refining the Internal Revenue Service’s treatment of cryptocurrencies has moved to the U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee.

    9 AUGUST 2019

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    Indian Supreme Court Heard Crypto Case in Depth Today

    Indian Supreme Court Heard Crypto Case in Depth Today

    The Indian supreme court finally heard the crypto case today after postponing it several times. The court addressed the government’s crypto policy as well as the writ petitions challenging the banking restriction by the central bank. The latter was heard in some detail while the former was further delayed at the request of the government.

    8 AUGUST 2019

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    Israeli BTC Investors Can’t Pay Taxes as Banks Refuse Deposit

    Israeli BTC Investors Can’t Pay Taxes as Banks Refuse Deposit

    Israeli Bitcoin (BTC) investors are unable to pay their taxes as banks do not accept deposits obtained from cryptocurrencies.

    7 AUGUST 2019

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    The City of Seoul Will Create a Cryptocurrency for Citizen Rewards

    The City of Seoul Will Create a Cryptocurrency for Citizen Rewards

    The Seoul Metropolitan Government will establish its first blockchain-based administrative services in November, according to a report in the Korean-language blockinpress.

    7 AUGUST 2019

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    Facebook’s Libra crypto project faces new heat from global privacy regulators

    Facebook’s Libra crypto project faces new heat from global privacy regulators

    Data protection and privacy authorities in the U.S., U.K., EU, Australia, and Canada have issued a joint statement sharing concerns about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, Libra.

    6 AUGUST 2019

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