Monthly Archives: November 2020

Lawyer for OneCoin scammer Ruja “Cryptoqueen” Ignatova disbarred

Mark S. Scott, who pocketed upwards of $50 million in fees for laundering OneCoin money, disbarred In a move on Friday that may help bring some peace to jilted investors, a five-judge panel from New York formally disbarred Mark S. Scott, the former Locke Lord LLP lawyer and attorney for the notorious scammer Ruja “Cryptoqueen” Ignatova, following his November 2019 conviction on charges related to the multi billion-dollar OneCoin scam.  Scott, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to commit bank fraud, fought […]

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Happy Birthday Bitcoin Whitepaper (12 Years!)

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Indian crypto industry expanding, regulators seem reluctant to engage

As Cashaa launches crypto banking services in India, the cryptocurrency industry continues to grow despite uncertain regulations. The people of India are awaiting access to crypto banking services, as British-based fintech firm Cashaa has collaborated with India’s United Multistate Credit Cooperative Society to launch a crypto-centric banking company called Unicas that will initially open 34 branches in Northern India and plans to have expanded to 100 branches by next year.  Considering that India is largely a savings-driven economy, Unicas will also offer crypto saving accounts that pay […]

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Transaction fees, explained

Why do blockchains need transaction fees — and which networks allow crypto to be transferred less expensively? This explained article takes a look. What factors contribute to transaction fee sizes? The two main factors affecting fees are the size of a transaction, and demand for block space. Given that some networks can only contain a limited amount of data in each block, miners or validators are restricted on the number of transactions they can include. When there are many users sending crypto funds simultaneously, demand for block […]

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Bitcoin monthly candle closes above $13K for the first time since 2017

The monthly Bitcoin price candle closed above $13,000 for the first time since 2017 when BTC hit an all-time high of nearly $20,000. The monthly candle of Bitcoin (BTC) for October has closed above $13,000 for the first time since December 2017. It comes after both daily and weekly candles all closed above the crucial resistance level. Traders often use the monthly log chart to evaluate the long-term and macro trend of an asset. On a monthly chart, each candle represents a whole month of trading activity. […]

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Genesis Doubles Crypto Loan Issuance for the Third Quarter to $5.2 Billion

Crypto lender Genesis provided $5.2 billion in new loans in the third quarter of 2020, more than double its previous record of $2.2 billion in the preceding quarter. Issued to corporate borrowers such as hedge funds and trading firms, the loans are mainly denominated in bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), and cash. According to the U.S. company’s Q3 Digital Asset Report shared with news.Bitcoin.com on Oct. 30, Genesis grew its active loans outstanding 50% to $2.1 billion from $1.4 billion in the second quarter. Altogether, […]

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Bitcoin is the best treasury reserve asset humanity’s ever had

You could easily lose up to 90% of your fiat savings to inflation alone in 100 years, but that would never happen with Bitcoin. At the time of writing this article, around 3.6% of Bitcoin (BTC) is locked up in long-term holdings by institutional investors. According to the data, 13 entities have amassed close to 600,000 BTC — about 2.85% of all Bitcoins and worth approximately $6.9 billion. The list includes MicroStrategy at the top, with close to 38,250 BTC (about $450 million). The second on the […]

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Lightning Network Exploits Continue to Hinder the Bitcoin Scaling Solution

While bitcoin has run-up to all new price highs in 2020, a great number of crypto supporters have been complaining about the mempool backlog and the high fees needed to send a transaction. Meanwhile, the Lightning Network is far from seeing widespread adoption, and a number of attack vectors have been revealed this year. At the time of publication, the Bitcoin (BTC) mempool (backlog of transactions) shows 113,000+ unconfirmed transactions and the backlog hasn’t been this high since 2017. When the bull run took place three years […]

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Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin White Paper: A 12-Year Old Summary of Robust Unstructured Simplicity

Cryptocurrency supporters all around the world are celebrating the fact that today is the 12th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, a summary of the invention created by the pseudonymous inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin’s inventor published the paper on metzdowd.com’s Cryptography Mailing list and ever since then, the financial world hasn’t been the same. 12 years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto decided to let the world in on Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer electronic cash system that took the world by storm. The very first time Nakamoto published the paper was […]

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