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Crypto Exchange Kraken Says US Subpoenas Becoming ‘Barrier to Entry’

| Yogita Khatri

Kraken says that the cost of handling subpoenas is fast becoming a “barrier to entry” in the U.S., as global data requests triple year on year.

Colorado Senators File Bill to Exempt Cryptos from Securities Laws

| Yogita Khatri

Two Colorado lawmakers have introduced a new bill seeking to exempt some digital tokens from securities laws.

US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation

| Yogita Khatri

Two U.S. Congressmen have introduced bipartisan bills to prevent crypto price manipulation and boost acceptance of the tech.

Bitmain Faces $5 Million Lawsuit Over Alleged Unauthorized Crypto Mining

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is facing a class action lawsuit for over $5 million that alleges unauthorized crypto mining by the firm.

The SEC’s Recent Rulings Are More About Exchanges Than ICOs

| Noelle Acheson

The SEC's focus on crypto exchanges may disrupt some business models, add compliance and paperwork costs, and perhaps trigger a sector concentration.

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Giga Watt Drastically Revises Assets in Updated Bankruptcy Filing

| Yogita Khatri

Bankrupt U.S.-based bitcoin mining firm Giga Watt just hiked the value of its assets in a revised court filing.

Bitcoin Mining Firm Giga Watt Declares Bankruptcy Owing Millions

| Yogita Khatri

U.S.-based bitcoin mining firm Giga Watt has declared bankruptcy with millions still owed to creditors.

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US Elections Push Augur’s Total Ether Bets Over $2 Million

| David Floyd

Betting on elections to the U.S. House has brought over $700,000 onto the platform, pushing the midterms market into the top spot.

Bitcoin Trader Pleads Guilty Over Unlicensed Exchange Business

| Yogita Khatri

A bitcoin trader from California has pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business and now faces up to five years in prison.

Judge Orders Trading Firm, CEO to Pay $2.5 Million in Bitcoin Ponzi Case

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC has won a legal battle against a New York resident and his company for running a Ponzi scheme centered around bitcoin.