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Oops. Moscow's blockchain voting system hacked. Metal Pay founder claims it's the Libra 'killer' as EU antitrust regulators investigate Facebook's plans. Low quality exchanges still dominate crypto market. The IRS letter to crypto owners isn't helpful.
Decrypt / Nicholas Marinoff
– Aug 21, 2019, 10:00 AM
The cryptocurrency trading market is thriving, yet it's exchanges with less than stellar reputations for regulatory compliance and data security that are still getting the lion's share of trades. That's according to cryptocurrency data firm…
On July 26, 2019, the IRS announced that it was in the process of sending letters to over 10,000 taxpayers with a history of cryptocurrency transactions by the end of August, noting that the letters were sent to taxpayers who, “potentially…
The technology-enabled mechanism of trust could make online balloting more realistic. A French security researcher has found a critical vulnerability in the blockchain-based voting system Russian officials plan to use next month for the 2019 Moscow…
Facebook's Libra project has been questioned by European Union anti-trust regulators. They are concerned about the project, popularly referred to as a cryptocurrency, restricting competition. Libra has been subject to immense scrutiny already from…
– Aug 20, 2019, 4:51 AM
A cryptocurrency entrepreneur who became a bitcoin millionaire when he was still a teenager has launched a new venture that he claims will 'kill' Facebook 's Libra. Erik Finman, 20, says peer-to-peer platform Metal Pay will be the first…