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Not Disclosing One’s Bitcoin May Become a Crime in the US

Governments all over the world have no love lost for people with an interest in Bitcoin. That’s not entirely surprising, considering Bitcoin cannot be controlled or regulated directly. That doesn’t keep governments from trying to impose their will, though. A new US Senate bill aims to criminalize the concealed ownership of Bitcoin. It’s a very disturbing […]

Three US Agencies Rely on Chainalysis to Analyze Bitcoin Transactions

Most cryptocurrency users will be all too aware of what blockchain analysis means. Several firms around the world specialize in tracking transactions on public blockchains to ensure there is no nefarious activity conducted on them. Chainalysis is one of the market leaders in this area. The company recently inked a new set of deals with the US […]