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Survey Attests Crypto Exchanges Want Regulations After All

A recent survey from payment company Mistertango indicates that 88% of cryptocurrency exchanges want regulatory standards for the industry, with 55% in favor of know-your-customer (KYC) policies and anti-money laundering checks on users. Protection from market volatility So far, 2018 has seen poor gains compared with the latter half of 2017, while the fear of […]

Telegram Launches Passport Service for ICO Verification

Messaging service Telegram launched a new crypto-oriented feature on Thursday. Telegram Passport is a “unified authorization method for services that require personal identification”. KYC for ICOs in other words, which the Russian chat platform names as one of its intended use cases for Passport. Documents will be secured by end-to-end encryption, and Telegram has promised […]

Crypto Exchange Cobinhood Launch Fiat Trading with US Dollar

Crypto exchange Cobinhood has announced today it is supporting fiat trading starting with the U.S. dollar from July 20. The exchange, known for its zero-fee trading, is endorsed by U.S. football player Richard Sherman. Cobinhood to Start Fiat Trading Cobinhood has begun a move into crypto to fiat trading, following regulatory approval. Trading pairs will… […]

ConSensys’ Ajit Tripathi: ‘Rebellious Teenager’ Crypto Is Maturing

Ajit Tripathi of ConsenSys, formerly of Wall Street, compares crypto to a misbehaving — but learning — teenager and regulators to his parents in an interview with CT

Irish Exchanges Accuse Banks of Closing Crypto Accounts

The Irish co-founder of Eircoin has complained that he feels that the Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland (BPFI) is discriminating against crypto-related accounts, writes Cointelegraph. Irish Bitcoin’s (BTS) Dave Fleming has accused Irish banks of pursuing a defensive and over-regulated banking system in matters of cryptocurrency. Dave Fleming is an Irish pioneer when it […]