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Top Republican Touts Blockchain Privacy as Alternative to Regulating Big Tech

| Daniel Palmer

U.S. House minority leader Kevin McCarthy has argued for the use of blockchain networks in protecting users' data from "exploitation."

Former Ripple Exec to Lead Binance’s US Expansion as New Exchange CEO

| Wolfie Zhao

The operator of Binance's upcoming U.S. crypto exchange has hired a former Ripple executive to lead the roll out of the new platform. 

FINRA Fines Ex-Merrill Lynch Investment Adviser Over Crypto Mining Sideline

| Daniel Palmer

U.S. self-regulatory organization FINRA has fined and suspended an investment adviser over undeclared cryptocurrency mining activities.

Who Is Wei Liu? Second Copyright Filing Appears for Bitcoin White Paper

| Daniel Palmer

Craig Wright now has a legal rival for claimed authorship of the bitcoin white paper, as a second registration is filed with the U.S. Copyright…

Hacked Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Files for US Bankruptcy Protection

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptopia has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. seeking to preserve vital user data held on servers in Arizona

Rep. Eric Swalwell Is Accepting Crypto Donations in Bid for US Presidency

| Yogita Khatri

Rep. Eric Swalwell is accepting donations in six cryptocurrencies to support his bid for the U.S. presidency in 2020.

US Income Tax Payers Can Now Get Refunds in Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

Income tax payers in the U.S. now have the option to receive their federal and state refunds in bitcoin through Bitpay and Refundo.

US Prosecutors Charge 2 Foreign Nationals Over Bitcoin Investment Scam

| Yogita Khatri

Two Nigerian nationals have been indicted in the U.S. for wire fraud and money laundering relating to a fake bitcoin investment scheme.

In First, FinCEN Penalizes Bitcoin Trader for Violating AML Laws

| Yogita Khatri

U.S. regulator FinCEN has for the first time penalized a cryptocurrency trader for breaking anti-money laundering rules.

Bitcoin Trader Ordered to Forfeit $800K Gained via Unlicensed Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

A 22-year-old bitcoin dealer from the U.S. has been ordered to hand over $823,357 gained illegally via an unlicensed money transmission business.