SEC says online crypto-trading platforms must register as exchanges
Increased regulation is coming to U.S. cryptocurrency markets.
"To get the protections offered by the federal securities laws and SEC oversight when trading digital assets that are securities, investors should use a platform or entity registered with the SEC, such as a national securities exchange, alternative trading system ('ATS'), or broker-dealer."
"'Bittrex is committed to helping advance the United States’ global leadership in this emerging industry, and we look forward to continuing our proactive dialogue with the SEC and other regulators on how to build a secure, fully-regulated environment for blockchain that encourages innovation and economic growth.'"
We have localized the irregular trades, they will be reversed. All funds are safe, thanks to the fast alarm. Please learn to secure your accounts against phishing. https://t.co/o3AGfYsWtW— CZ (not giving crypto away) (@cz_binance) March 7, 2018
"The Financial Services Agency may also order Coincheck Inc - the exchange targeted by hackers in a $530 million theft of digital money - to raise its standards, the sources said."
"The MT Gox trustee has sold half a billion worth of bitcoin and bitcoin cash between December 2017 and February 2018 it was revealed today."
"What a lot of people have missed is that it’s possible for an ICO operator to be both a money transmitter and a securities issuer at the same time. As put here on the marmot blog in August and October, KYC/AML rules still apply if you’re issuing a crypto-token."
"A significant chunk of new blockchain proposals, like those proposed for the financial industry, are so-called 'private' blockchains. Critics say these projects are old technology masquerading as something new."
ok - more on this @Coinbase thing...— Meltem Demirors (@Melt_Dem) March 7, 2018
1. they launched a new site under “Coinbase Asset Management”
2. the index is not very liquid. monthly subscription + 30 day redemptions
3. access is limited - $10k min and accredited US investors only
i just don’t get it... seems so off brand https://t.co/9Hj6gdW7gL
"According to research conducted by Elite Fixtures, the cost of mining a bitcoin varies significantly around the world, from as little as $531 to a stunning $26,170."
"The Halong Mining announcement is the latest in a series following the introduction of the BDPL, an open initiative to share patents between licensees."
"Such user experience makes Bitcoin wallets more fun, more importantly it helps its users’ to make educated decisions whenever making a transaction, therefore improving their privacy."
"'Right now, devices you are buying today are very, very easy to attack and the problem is that once you attack it once, all of these devices can be attacked remotely. So you only need to do this one time—this process of taking them apart.'"
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