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Munich Security Conference: U.S. Govt. Nowhere Close to Regulating Bitcoin

Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, the White House cybersecurity coordinator has stated that the U.S. government is nowhere close to regulating Bitcoin. He particularly emphasised the need to better understand the cryptocurrency’s risks and benefits before embarking on any sort of regulatory regime. Hundreds of world leaders and security chiefs are gathered at Munich’s […]

Japanese Crypto Associations Merge for Self-Regulation

The crypto industry in Japan is still reeling from the half million dollar Coincheck heist last month. The fallout from one of the largest digital currency hacks in history was wide reaching. Further calls for safeguards and regulation have been made in what is currently the world’s most crypto friendly nation. Rather than a heavy […]