Monthly Archives: November 2018

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: XEM, Ripple, EOS, Bitcoin, IOTA

Dismal crypto bear markets continue to rage, though the Bitcoin Cash hard fork drama has settled and a series of major institutional investor moves are on the horizon. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. At the start of the year, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies […]

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Chatter Report: Ayre Bargains With ABC, Blockstream Sells More Hats

In today’s roundup of cryptocurrency influencers and project leaders, we detail the latest talking points from social media. In addition to Calvin Ayre bargaining with Bitcoin ABC, Wormhole SV has offered the entire Wormhole team a new job. Oh, and Blockstream are using the BCH hash war to market their new hats. Also read: Fisco Completes Takeover of Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Calvin Ayre Bargains With ABC In a surprise turn of events, Calvin Ayre has attempted to bargain with Bitcoin Cash implementation ABC, urging them to incorporate replay […]

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Crypto Markets See Mild Volatility on The Day, Fail to Hold Sharp Rebound Trend

Crypto markets have seen little volatility on the day, failing to hold a sharp rebound momentum, outlier Bitcoin Gold is up 10 percent. Saturday, Nov. 23: crypto markets have seen some volatility on the day, but failed to hold a sharp rebound attempt. The top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing their prices stabilize after another sell-off yesterday, according to CoinMarketCap. As of press time, the major 20 crypto markets are seeing a mix of red and green, with most gains fluctuating around 1-2 percent. Market […]

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Follow This Branch: A Guide to Splitting BCH and BSV

Since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork on Nov. 15 resulted in a blockchain split, many pre-fork holders are interested in finding out how to split their BCH and BSV into two separate currencies. Over the last week, a few infrastructure providers have released tools and some exchanges have offered to split the two for customers as well. In this guide we’ll detail how anyone can split their coins in a more privacy-centric manner using the Electron Cash wallet. Also read: Content Creators Can Earn BCH Using the […]

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Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Vinnik Announces Hunger Strike to ‘Get a Fair Trial’

Alleged former operator of seized crypto exchange BTC-e, Alexander Vinnik, plans to start a hunger strike on Monday. The lawyer for Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator of defunct cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e, said his defendant will go on a hunger strike this Monday, Russian state-owned news outlet TASS reported Nov. 23. According to Timofey Musatov, the head of the lawyers representing Vinnik, the reason given for the hunger strike is that “he [Vinnik] was stripped of the right for defense in France and, consequently, in Greece.” The […]

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Uganda to Regulate Cryptocurrency as Fake Bitcoin Schemes Surge

Uganda will seek to regulate crypto assets to prevent criminals from exploiting digital currencies to scam citizens. This comes as thousands of Ugandans have fallen victim to a number of Ponzi schemes, including the D9 Club, which promised to pay members in bitcoin. Minister of State for Finance (Planning) David Bahati said the government has now finalized a bill on national payments, which will be tabled in parliament for approval in December. Also read: Venezuela Approves Law Granting Legal Effect to the Petro Legislators Call for Regulation “In […]

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The Making of the First US ICO Fraud Case

The suspect in the first criminal ICO case never issued a single token. In common law systems, it is precedent that informs judicial approaches to new and previously unaddressed matters. The precedent that will likely shape the body of U.S. case law on fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) is currently being forged in a federal court in the New York borough of Brooklyn, where a 39-year old entrepreneur, Maksim Zaslavskiy, has pleaded guilty to committing securities fraud. The development that will most likely result in a landmark […]

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Battle for Bitcoin Cash Name Ends as BCH SV Backer Calls for ‘Permanent Split’

Major Bitcoin Cash SV supporter has declared that the new coin will continue independently from Bitcoin Cash. Billionaire Entrepreneur and Bitcoin Cash SV (BCH SV) supporter Calvin Ayre has declared that the coin “no longer want[s] the name Bitcoin Cash [BCH]” in a article published Nov. 23. Posted on Ayre’s own crypto media outlet CoinGeek, the statement claims that Bitcoin Cash SV will continue to exist independently from Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and that the coin is in fact the “original” Bitcoin (BTC): “Bitcoin SV is the original […]

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Wendy McElroy: How the Blockchain Provides Private Justice

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 6 How the Blockchain Provides Private Justice The key to…an anarcho-capitalist court system is found in the concept of a “personal judiciary”. [Acting as your own judge.]…The courts’ purpose is to enable men to settle disputes so as to avoid violent resolution as well as aggression-overcompensation cycles. Regarding the courts’ decisions as legitimate is the only way for the litigants to avoid personal judiciary actions. – Karl T. Fielding, […]

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The Daily: Cloud Outage Affects Exchanges, Okex Launches ICO Information Platform

In the Saturday edition of The Daily, we look at a technical issue with Amazon’s cloud services network that has forced two major South Korean crypto exchanges to temporarily go offline. In other news, Malta-based digital asset exchange Okex has launched a platform offering information on initial coin offerings and Estonia has issued licenses to a new cryptocurrency exchange called Serenity. Also read: Bitpay Adds Another Stablecoin, Waves to Launch Exchange in Malta Amazon Web Services Network Failure Hits South Korea Upbit and Coinone, two leading South […]

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