Online Cash Bitcoin Could Challenge Governments, Banks

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by nightrace, Apr 16, 2011.

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    Pizza Hut to accept Bitcoin for pies in Venezuela
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    That didn't take long:

    Bitcoin USD

    $19,025

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    New all-time high

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    +1,475 8.08%

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  4. Palancar

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    GrayScale and Paypal's name recognition (and other similar large names) are driving these coins into mainstream. For many these are Gold replacements. Not saying its right or wrong just stating facts.
     
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    Someone just moved $5M in BTC from the 2016 Bitfinex hack
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    Libra Rebrands to ‘Diem’ in Anticipation of 2021 Launch
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    Diem: Announcing the name Diem. Executive leadership in place in preparation for launch.
     
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    Private German bank to roll out crypto fund
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    MetaMask phishing steals cryptocurrency wallets via Google ads
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    Man Gets 6 Years for $25M Diamond and Crypto Ponzi Scheme
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    France to ban anonymous crypto accounts
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    Bitcoin price hits $20,000 for the first time in history
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    American Express dives deeper into crypto with trading platform investment
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    Ledger data breach: Hacker leaks stolen database on hacker forum
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    Tesla's Elon Musk asks about converting 'large transactions' to bitcoin
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    Ripple says it will be sued by the SEC, in what the company calls a parting shot at the crypto industry
    December 22, 2020
    https://fortune.com/2020/12/21/ripple-to-be-sued-by-sec-cryptocurrency-xrp/
     
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    "Trump Administration Obliterates Biggest Bitcoin Competitor with SEC Lawsuit

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed suit against executives overseeing bitcoin’s biggest competitor, obliterating the currency’s price and setting the stage for regulatory uncertainty that will not be resolved until the incoming administration takes office.

    The complaint, which names Ripple CEO Bradley Garlinghouse and former CEO and co-founder Christian Larsen, alleges the company’s XRP token constituted an unregistered securities offering, and that the two engaged in insider trading worth $1.3 billion..."

    https://www.mediaite.com/news/trump...-biggest-bitcoin-competitor-with-sec-lawsuit/
     
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    No, NFL player Russell Okung is not being paid in Bitcoin
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    Bitcoin keeps hitting new records, nears $30,000 in late 2020 price surge
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    Bittrex To Delist Privacy Coins Monero, ZCash and Dash in Two Weeks
    Privacy coins are under scrutiny by regulators
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  21. IRONY

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    Yep, should still be banned.
     
  22. Palancar

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    Educate us as to why you feel that way!
     
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    Jack Dorsey warns that FinCEN regulations will drive crypto users offshore
    Major U.S crypto firms are united in opposition to new AML laws proposed by FinCEN
    January 4, 2021

    https://cointelegraph.com/news/jack...-regulations-will-drive-crypto-users-offshore
     
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    Bitcoin Tops $40K for First Time, Bringing Year-to-Date Gain to More Than One-Third
    January 7, 2021
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