European Union to Crack Down on Bitcoin After Paris Attacks
Countries in the EU are reportedly planning to crack down on virtual currencies such as bitcoin in an attempt to tackle the financing of terrorism.
Europol has found that there is no evidence to back up reports linking the Islamic State (IS) to the use of bitcoin.
A US government-funded think tank has released a new report that explores how nonstate actors could issue their own digital currencies.
A US Congressional subcommittee is developing a bill to study the use of digital currencies by terrorists, CoinDesk has learned.
The European Union (EU) is years away from implementing a consistent framework for cryptocurrency regulation, according to a new report by SWIFT.
Bitcoin became embroiled in a debate about the financing of terrorism following the Paris attacks which resulted in over 100 deaths.
New research from Singapore-based web intelligence firm S2T suggests Islamic State (ISIS) could be using bitcoin for fundraising. Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz has reported that S2T analyst Ido Wulkan managed to find concrete evidence linking an ISIS cell based in the US to fundraising activities. The cell apparently used the dark web and bitcoin to cover its tracks. […]