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The Top 6 Crypto Confiscations of All Time

Government agencies are showing a rising interest in digital assets. Every day, new crypto confiscations are making headlines, and governments are cashing in big time on the profits earned through these activities. The result is a rise in crypto confiscations across the globe. Continue reading The Top 6 Crypto Confiscations of All Time

Korea to Relax Cryptocurrency Curbs

The incoming head of Korea’s primary financial regulator has reportedly confirmed that the authority will look to ease regulations on domestic cryptocurrency trading. Speaking to reporters on Sunday after being approved by President Moon Jae-in to lead the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), new governor Yoon Suk-heun said the regulator will look at revising some regulations applied to the cryptocurrency market, The Korea Times reports. Continue reading Korea to Relax Cryptocurrency Curbs

Seoul Mayor Aims To Launch Capital’s Own Crypto

Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, has declared his intentions to launch South Korean capital’s own cryptocurrency and create a better environment for the development of Blockchain and digital currency projects in the city, the news outlet Hankyoreh reported March 30, referencing an interview with Coindesk Korea. Continue reading Seoul Mayor Aims To Launch Capital’s Own Crypto

Global Cryptocurrency Groups Plan to Sue Google, Facebook

The Russian Association of Crypto-Currency and Block-Finish (RACIB) and industry associations in Korea and China are planning to sue Google, Twitter, Facebook and Yandex for refusing to place cryptocurrency advertising, RACIB head Yuri Pripachkin told the Blockchain RF-2018 congress. The parties intend to file suit in May, Russian publishing giant TASS reports. Continue reading Global Cryptocurrency Groups Plan to Sue Google, Facebook