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German Banks Increasingly Charging Retail Clients Negative Interest Rates

A growing number of banks in Germany are charging retail customers negative interest rates, starting with the very first euro deposited into their accounts. At least three German banks are reportedly doing so, with more expected to follow suit in the near future. As the European Central Bank maintains a negative rate policy, more banks say they are finding it necessary to pass on the negative rate burden to their customers. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – Germany to Let Banks Sell and Store Crypto, Laws Changing in […]

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Uphold Users Gain Access to Salt’s Crypto-Backed Loans

Uphold users have gained access to loans from Salt Lending using crypto holdings such as bitcoin cash (BCH) as collateral. The digital money platform has more than 1.5 million users globally and has powered over $5 billion in transactions. Also Read: Nexo Now Offers Bitcoin Cash Instant Crypto Credit Lines Uphold Partners With Salt Lending Digital money platform Uphold has announced a partnership with Salt Lending to provide its users with cash or stablecoin loans using cryptocurrencies as collateral. Uphold users can now secure loans through Salt […]

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Here’s What Happens When You Use Lightning Network for the First Time

Do you remember receiving your first bitcoin? Seeing those satoshis arrive in your wallet is a magical, almost spiritual, experience. In that moment, the most beautiful thing about bitcoin is not its censorship resistance or pseudonymity: it’s that it works at the first time of asking. No pending account verification, no weekend processing delays, and no questions. What about Lightning bitcoin? Could it too work at the first time of asking? As Lightning Network approaches its second anniversary, I decided to find out. Also read: Maduro Plans […]

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Protocol, Networks, Law, and Anarchism

I imagine long ago there was a time when neither verbal nor written language existed for humans. Hand gestures and other physical cues were as good as our ancestors had it. Perhaps the sign for thirsty meant pinching one’s own tongue. Or the sign for hungry meant stuffing one’s hand in one’s own mouth. **The following article is an opinion piece published on July 2, 2013, and written by Seth King. “Protocol, Networks, Law, and Anarchism” first appeared on the Daily Anarchist and is reprinted here for […]

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Maduro Plans to Airdrop Petro to Municipal Leaders and Eligible Citizens

The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro wants the nation state-issued cryptocurrency, petro (PTR) to have the same usability properties as a physical currency. On December 13, Maduro explained on national television that the Superintendence of Crypto-Assets and Related Activities (Sunacrip) will be airdropping 0.5 PTR ($30) next week to eligible citizens who register with the Petro App. Also read: North Korea Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency to Bypass Economic Sanctions Venezuelan President Aggressively Pushes for Petro Adoption The United Socialist Party leader and Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro has […]

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How SLP Dividends Can Tokenize Anything, Including the Stock Market

Not everyone is lucky enough to have access to the stock market and the ability to buy shares in successful corporations like Apple or Coca-Cola. Many impoverished and politically restricted areas make such participation impossible for those who live there. However, thanks to the ability to tokenize virtually anything via SLPs (Simple Ledger Protocol tokens) and also to pay dividends on these same assets, myriad new possibilities have emerged. One of which being tokenization of traditional stocks, so people with nothing more than a $20-dollar smartphone and […]

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Bitcoin.com Exchange Lists More Tokens for Trading

Bitcoin.com Exchange was launched in early September 2019 as an easy-to-use platform with world-class security and a powerful trading engine. The venue has rapidly expanded its roster and now offers 27 different digital tokens for users to trade. Two of the latest additions to the exchange are ACD and HEX. Also Read: Gocrypto SLP Token Starts Trading on Bitcoin.com Exchange ACD Token Added to Trading Platform Bitcoin.com Exchange recently added to the trading platform the ACD tokens created by a Tokyo-based company of the same initials. Alliance […]

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Indian Lawmaker Says ‘Cryptocurrency Is Inevitable’

Indian Parliament member Dr. Subramanian Swamy has shared his view on cryptocurrency. Advocating for India to make the transition to crypto, he reportedly said, “cryptocurrency is inevitable.” The lawmaker will chair a conference at the UN India’s headquarters next week where issues surrounding cryptocurrency in the country will be discussed. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – Bitcoin Futures Fund Approved, India’s RBI-Backed Digital Currency ‘Cryptocurrency Is Inevitable’ Indian Member of Parliament (MP) Dr. Subramanian Swamy has reportedly spoken about cryptocurrency following the statements made last week on digital […]

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European AML Directive Pushes Crypto Startup Bottle Pay Out of Business

Bottle Pay, a cryptocurrency payments provider from the U.K., has announced its decision to cease operations by the end of the year. Despite attracting some serious funding and expanding its user base significantly in the past few months, the company has found it unacceptable to continue to work under the upcoming EU regulations. AMLD5, the latest update of the EU’s anti-money laundering policy, introduces stringent requirements for crypto businesses. Also read: Almost 70 Crypto Funds Close This Year, Twice as Many Launch Bottle Pay Shuts Down Because […]

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Bloxroute Releases Blockchain Distribution Network for Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash

On December 3, the crypto software firm Bloxroute’s cofounder, Eyal Markovich, announced the launch of the startup’s Blockchain Distribution Network (BDN) Version 1. Markovich explained that the BDN V1 release is a milestone for the company and the scalability service aims to enable exponential blockchain scaling by propagating blocks and transactions faster. Also Read: 23 Days Until a Bonded Courier Supposedly Delivers Keys to $8 Billion in BTC The Blockchain Distribution Network Version 1 The startup Bloxroute, a firm dedicated to blockchain propagation software, recently revealed the […]

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