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Crypto Industry Leaders Establish Washington-Based Lobby Group

U.S. blockchain and crypto companies have founded a lobbying group to represent the interests of companies engaged in blockchain-powered projects. A group of U.S.-based blockchain and crypto companies have announced they will form the Blockchain Association, the “first” lobbying group representing the blockchain industry in Washington D.C., the Washington Post reported September 11. The Blockchain […]

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India: Former Legislator Remanded in Custody in Connection With Bitcoin Extortion Case

Former Indian politician Nalin Kotadiya has been remanded in custody for his alleged involvement in a 200 BTC extortion case. Nalin Kotadiya, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) official and former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), has been remanded in custody for ten days in connection with a $1.3 million Bitcoin (BTC) extortion case, the […]

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Crypto Market Stands Its Ground, Three of the Top 20 Coins by Market Cap See Gains

The crypto market stands its ground, with Bitcoin hovering around $6,400 and three out of 20 top cryptocurrencies by market cap in green. Saturday, September 8: after a recent sell-off, the crypto markets is standing its ground today, with three of top 20 coins by market cap in the green and Bitcoin (BTC) hovering around […]

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Crypto is a ‘Poor Form of Money’ for Terrorists, Congressional Hearing Concludes

Cryptocurrency is a “poor form of money” for most terrorists, says director of analysis at U.S. think tank FDD’s CSIF Yaya Fanusie. The U.S. Congress Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance has discussed various methods of terrorism financing with cryptocurrency, according to an official press release on the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee […]