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Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Cannot Be Confiscated
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Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Cannot Be Confiscated

A South Korean district court has ruled for the first time regarding the nature of digital currencies. In the case where 216 bitcoins were seized by the police as criminal proceeds, the Korean court rules bitcoin that it is inappropriate to confiscate bitcoins...
Russia to Promote Environmental Projects with “Green Cryptocurrency”
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Russia to Promote Environmental Projects with “Green Cryptocurrency”

The All-Russia People’s Front (ONF), led by President Vladimir Putin, has submitted a proposal to the Russian government to create a Green Cryptocurrency to promote green energy and the development of environmental projects. The coordinator of the ONF project...
ViaBTC CEO: China Will Ban Bitcoin Exchanges
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ViaBTC CEO: China Will Ban Bitcoin Exchanges

ViaBTC CEO Haipo Yang tweeted that “China will shut down all exchanges,” lending credence to the rumors that the country will make it illegal to operate a bitcoin exchange. Earlier today, regional Chinese media outlet Caixin posted an article claiming that ...
US Government Files Stern Response to Ongoing IRS-Coinbase Case
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US Government Files Stern Response to Ongoing IRS-Coinbase Case

Not too long ago, the Bitcoin world learned of an ongoing court  involving the IRS and Coinbase case. The US government agency sought to pull data from Coinbase users to ensure no one evaded taxes. Since this request was made, there have been a few updates on ...
Monero Price Surpasses $125 Again Following Market Correction
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Monero Price Surpasses $125 Again Following Market Correction

The Monero price has until recently struggled to recover from the recent cryptocurrency market dip. This popular altcoin had taken a lot more losses compared to some other coins. Fast forward a few days, and Monero has seen a major price spike out of the blue ...
Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Launching Bitcoin Mining with 7nm Chips
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Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Launching Bitcoin Mining with 7nm Chips

Japan’s leading internet conglomerate and bitcoin exchange operator GMO has announced that it is expanding into the businesses of bitcoin mining and chip manufacturing. The company revealed plans to produce and sell 7nm semiconductor chips and run a mining fac...
Exodus not supporting Bitcoin Cash but Users will be Able to Claim BCC
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Exodus not supporting Bitcoin Cash but Users will be Able to Claim BCC

Exodus, the popular bitcoin and cryptocurrency desktop wallet with built-in exchange today stated that the company will not support Bitcoin Cash (BCC) on the platform. Nevertheless, users of Exodus will still be able to claim their BCC by importing their priva...
HashFlare Reports Bitcoin SHA-256 Mining Contracts Are out of Stock
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HashFlare Reports Bitcoin SHA-256 Mining Contracts Are out of Stock

Users on Estonian-based cloud mining service HashFlare were informed over the weekend that SHA-256 mining contracts are now out of stock. Subsequently, the company has temporarily suspended purchases of SHA-256 contracts until the next hardware delivery to its...
BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen: Bitcoin Miners are Butthurt Over SegWit
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BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen: Bitcoin Miners are Butthurt Over SegWit

During a conversation with Muneeb Ali of Blockstack at Blockstack Summit 2017, BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen shared some of his thoughts on the current state of the Bitcoin development process. Key viewpoints shared by Cohen included a preference for soft for...
Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For Bitcoin & Ethereum
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Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For Bitcoin & Ethereum

Through the execution of forks and protocol changes, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin have been highly successful in improving their underlying infrastructures in terms of privacy, security and scalability considering the major issue for bitcoi...