Monthly Archives: September 2017

Australian Securities & Investments Commission Issues Guidance for Initial Coin Offerings

On the 28th September, the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) published a document providing regulatory guidance for businesses that may be engaging in operations pertaining to initial coin offerings (ICOs). The release seeks to clarify the circumstances under which different types ICO may be subject to the Corporations Act, and identify the legal requirements of different types of ICOs. Also Read: Stargroup Network Upgrades – Bringing Bitcoin to 2,900+ Australian ATMs ASIC Hopes “To Assist Businesses to Understand Their Potential Obligations Under the Corporations Act” This week, […]

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News Platform CoinCentral Launches New Website

Bitcoin Press Release: News publication CoinCentral launches its new website, allowing them to provide top-quality content to the cryptocurrency community. September 30, 2017, Irvine, California — Today CoinCentral, a news source for all things Bitcoin, blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, celebrates the launch of their new website. Coincentral.com is focused on providing valuable news information about a very complex and new subject matter: blockchain technology — the most famous of which is currently Bitcoin. The company’s goal is to continually produce high quality articles that are written in […]

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The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 1: A Revolution of Rising Expectations

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations, Chapter 1 (part 1). by Wendy McElroy Section One: The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter One: Listening to the Past “The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that’s required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves […]

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SEC Charges ‘Real Estate and Diamond’ ICO With Fraud

On September 29th 2017, the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) charged an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) operator with fraud. The ICO project in question, REcoin, claimed their token was the “first ever cryptocurrency backed by real estate,” and that they also invested the company’s assets in diamond reserves. Also read: Bitcoin Software Wars: The Case Against Replay Attack Protection SEC Charges the ICO REcoin for Promising Sizeable Returns from Fraudulent Operations Over the past two months, U.S. regulators have been “concerned” for retail investors taking their chances with […]

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Virtual Currencies Expected to be Regulated in China on October 1st

Chinese media outlet Jinse.com has reported that laws governing the use of virtual currencies in China will be enacted on October 1st 2017. Jinse states that Chinese cryptocurrency regulations were incorporated into the nation’s “General Principles of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China” legislation, which was voted on and passed on March 15th. Also Read: Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Executives Allegedly Must Remain in China Virtual Currencies Are Expected to Be Legislated As “Virtual Property” From October 1 Jinse has reported that the General Principles of […]

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A Closer Look at the Suspicious Activity Involved With the Bitcoin Gold Fork

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on a planned hard fork on the Bitcoin network slated for October 25 called Bitcoin Gold (BTG). There’s a lot of controversy surrounding this fork as the BTG team is very unorganized and the project is also tied to those perpetuating the NO2x movement. Also read: Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans to Fork Bitcoin Next Month Bitcoin Gold: A Very Unorganized Plan to Hard Fork Bitcoin With Connections to the NO2x Movement Robert Kuhne seems to be one of the Bitcoin Gold team […]

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PR: Polymerium Motor Oils Pre-Ico Launch

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Manufacturer of motor oils POLYMERIUM announces the start of pre-sale of tokens (Pre-ICO) Before the launch of ICO, the main selling of tokens, the manufacturer of motor oils POLYMERIUM announces the sale of tokens with a discount of 60%. The goal of the […]

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Japan Endorses 11 Different Crypto Exchanges, Turns Into Friendliest Asian Bitcoin Market

Japan’s Finacial Services Agency (FSA) announced last Friday that they are endorsing 11 different cryptocurrency exchanges. This sets Japan on a path to becoming the headquarters for everything Bitcoin, especially since China recently crippled their crypto market by banning exchanges. This means Japan now represents one of the most cryptocurrency-friendly countries in Asia.  Also read: India’s Multi-Currency Exchange Will List Bitcoin Cash in Two Weeks Bitflyer CEO Comments on Japan’s Pro-Bitcoin Attitude One of the exchanges the FSA endorsed was Bitflyer, which is the largest Bitcoin exchange in Japan. […]

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The Bitcoin ETF Holy Grail — Another Firm Attempts the Odds Against SEC

According to public records, another company has filed with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission to create two bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF) based on Bitcoin derivatives. ETF firm Proshares Capital Management aims to get its bitcoin-futures products listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a proposed maximum aggregate offering price of $1M per ETF. Also read: Ledger Holdings Generates $11.4 Million to Open U.S. Bitcoin Options Exchange U.S. Firm Proshares Files for Two Bitcoin ETFs The Proshares Trust II was filed with the SEC on September […]

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Cayman Investment Forum Focuses on Rise of Bitcoin and Failing Dollar

The financial ecosystem is changing radically. The Cayman Investment Forum  recognizes this, and hopes to address concerns about this new financial world. The founders of the event believe either bitcoin or gold will represent the future store of value. They are pursuing this thought by having their elegant conference focus on the monetary paradigm shift and the failing US dollar. The event falls on October 11 at the Cayman islands.  Also read: Overstock Launches ”SEC Compliant” ICO Trading Platform The Cayman Forum website elaborated more on the […]

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