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Bitcoin Privacy Solution ‘Dandelion’ Developers Announce New Plans

Bitcoin Privacy Solution ‘Dandelion’ Developers Announce New Plans   The developers behind a bitcoin privacy solution called Dandelion have unveiled a new roadmap that addresses previously discovered code issues. Originally launched in January, Dandelion modifies the bitcoin network’s payment protocol to conceal the original IP address behind a transaction. It does this by breaking that transaction…

India’s Tax Department is Worried Over Large Investments Flowing into Bitcoin

India’s Tax Department is Worried Over Large Investments Flowing into Bitcoin   Tax authorities in India have expressed money laundering concerns with investments and trading of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. As awareness and adoption of bitcoin grow in India, there are concerns among authorities about the potential for abuse by tax evaders and money launderers. According to the Economic…

Mexico to Unveil Proposed Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill This Month

Mexico to Unveil Proposed Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill This Month   Mexico, this month, will unveil proposed legislation aimed at regulating its fast-growing financial technology sector, including firms that use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The bill seems to be aimed at protecting customers, as well as spurring competition in this burgeoning industry. Mexico is also hoping, in this…

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Bitcoin Cash Network Advances With Enterprising Plans for the Future

Bitcoin Cash Network Advances With Enterprising Plans for the Future   It’s been over forty-eight days since the hard fork, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is alive and well. As the blockchain’s days continue, BCH developers have been revealing the upcoming plans to improve the cryptocurrency’s protocol. Discussions revolving around bitcoin cash development shows the protocol’s…

Opinion: How China’s Bitcoin Crackdown Can Be Positive for the Sector

Opinion: How China’s Bitcoin Crackdown Can Be Positive for the Sector   Over the past week, many traders, analysts, and investors in the finance and cryptocurrency sectors have reacted to the crackdown on bitcoin by the Chinese government positively. Investors such as billionaire early-stage investor Tim Draper, long-time bitcoin trader Josh Olszwicz, and prominent venture…

Another Platform Backs Out of Supporting Bitcoin SegWit2x Proposal

Another Platform Backs Out of Supporting Bitcoin SegWit2x Proposal   Bitcoin peer-to-peer lending platform Wayniloans has withdrawn its support for the SegWit2x bitcoin scaling proposal and the New York Agreement (NYA). The company, which was the first peer-to-peer bitcoin lending platform in Latin America, made the announcement in an email distributed to the Bitcoin-segwit2x mailing list. Wayniloans co-founder Juan…

Mexican Law Would Give Central Bank Oversight of Cryptocurrency Startups

Mexican Law Would Give Central Bank Oversight of Cryptocurrency Startups Mexico’s government is close to introducing legislation that would regulate fintech firms, including those that work with cryptocurrencies. The latest draft of the bill, according to reports from regional newspaper El Economista and Reuters, would clarify that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are not legal tender in Mexico. Further, the…