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Archive for February 2017

Another Central Bank in Africa is Warning About Onecoin – CoinDesk

Another Central Bank in Africa is Warning About Onecoin - CoinDesk

Uganda’s central bank is warning local residents about Onecoin, a digital currency scheme widely accused of being a scam. The Bank of Uganda published an advisory earlier today which called for consumers to be mindful of the risks of investing in digital currencies. Specifically, the notice highlights the creation of a company called “One Coin Digital Money”…

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More Chinese Exchanges Impose Bitcoin Withdrawal Delays – CoinDesk

More Chinese Exchanges Impose Bitcoin Withdrawal Delays - CoinDesk

Following the lead of two of the market’s more prominent exchanges, at least six other China-based bitcoin exchanges have announced updates to withdrawal policies as part of a bid to tighten AML oversight. Announced today, BitBays, BTC100, BTCTrade, CHBTC, HaoBTC and Yunbi have all enacted changes to their withdrawal capabilities, a move that comes days…

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Drugs, Code and ICOs: Monero's Long Road to Blockchain Respect – CoinDesk

Drugs, Code and ICOs: Monero's Long Road to Blockchain Respect - CoinDesk

If monero was the top-performing cryptocurrency of 2016, don’t tell that to the blockchain project’s outspoken maintainer. At a Club Med resort in Cancun, Mexico, Riccardo Spagni takes a pause from his general airing of grievances to order his second margarita. Armed with oversized shades and jovial blue shorts, he looks more ‘Jersey Shore’ than…

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