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Reserve Bank calls for comment on cryptocurrency policy paper

File Image: IOL This week, the South African Reserve Bank asked for public comment on a policy paper outlining the perceived risks and benefits of cryptocurrencies and proposed regulatory approaches to them. In 2014, the National Treasury warned about the risks of using cryptocurrencies (referred to in the paper as …

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Indian Banks Are Forcing Customers to Comply to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy

The cryptocurrency crackdown in India has taken an interesting turn. Following the regulatory measures from the Reserve Bank of India of prohibiting local banks from providing services to cryptocurrency businesses, some Indian banks have taken drastic measures to discourage cryptocurrency adoption. According to reports, the banks are forcing customers to sign contracts …

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Google Policy Change Forces Bitcoin Wallet to Remove Security Features

The team behind Samourai, the privacy-focused bitcoin wallet, has removed a series of key security-related features from a version of its app as a result of “extremely restrictive policies” by Google. Having released version 0.99.04 of its app Tuesday on the digital distribution service run by Google, called Google Play, …

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Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy

Regulation An Indian bank is reportedly forcing customers to agree that they “will not deal with any transactions related to cryptocurrency including bitcoins” when signing up for an account. In addition, there are reports of banks blocking accounts of their existing customers if they are found to have made crypto-related …

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South Korea Government Approves Seven out of 21 Cryptocurrency Exchanges’ Security Policy

Some of South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges have passed a government security audit, but the majority could be exposed to attacks, local tech news outlet ZDNet reported on Jan 10. Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit, in addition to four other major exchanges, satisfied investigators during the audit, which took place between …

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Bitcoin ar Right Side of History as Brazen US Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar

News As President Donald Trump presides over geopolitical shape-shifting as the poster boy of separatist politics, the most significant clapback yet may be loss of confidence in the U.S. dollar. The dollar has been politically weaponized in the service of American interests and now other global powerhouses are betting on …

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China Develops Blockchain Policy for Three Cities, Talks Clarifying Financial Stability and Data Security

Three cities, Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, have the most blockchain legislation and policies in China, according to a report by a Securities Daily publication. The report analyzed the policies that have been introduced over the course of a few years and determined that in total, there are 32 policies related …

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Three Chinese Cities Concentrated With Blockchain Policy Development – BlockPublisher

China, which used to be a country criticized by the international community for prohibiting the trading of cryptocurrency, is now one of the leaders in developing the technology which backs cryptocurrency. Ever since China has aimed at embracing modern technology to enhance the lives of its citizens, like making available …

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Blockchain Policy Development in China Concentrated in Three Cities

Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou — or BeiShangGuang — has become the most concentrated area of ​​relevant blockchain legislation and policy in China, reports local finance publication Securities Daily Dec. 7. The Chinese securities newspaper has analyzed blockchain-related policies introduced throughout the country in the recent years, and concluded that there …

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