Online Cash Bitcoin Could Challenge Governments, Banks

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    Global crypto-currency crackdown sparks search for safe havens

     
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    "Bitcoin Surges After Commodity Futures Trading Commission Greenlights Futures Trading...

    Bitcoin is back over $10,000 after the the CFTC confirmed what had been previously reported, namely that it would allow bitcoin futures to trade on two exchanges, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Options Exchange..."

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    Bitcoin USD

    Last Updated: Dec 1, 2017 8:34 a.m. EST

    $10,498

    +783 8.06%

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    http://uk.businessinsider.com/flash-crash-on-bitfinex-leaves-crypto-traders-angry-2017-12
     
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    Trading in the US for over 12K today!
     
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    Doh

    "This Bitcoin collection is worth $75 million — it’s also buried in a landfill...

    In 2013, Howells threw away the old hard drive he had used to mine Bitcoins. Howells quickly realized his mistake, but was unable to recover the hard drive. Now, four years later, Howells’ Bitcoin collection is worth $75 million.

    Howells told Wired that he has been in touch with the Newport City Council in an attempt to get permission to dig for his old hard drive, but so far, he’s had no luck...

    For now, Howell’s $75 million worth of Bitcoins remains buried beneath hundreds of thousands of tons of garbage."

    https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/75-million-dollars-in-bitcoins-buried/

    In other news:

    "Bitcoin Just Crashed Over $1000

    Bitcoin has just collapsed over $1000, back below $11,000...On heavy volume..."

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    "Reason For Bitcoin Sudden Plunge Revealed: UK Plans Regulatory Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

    Just after 430pm ET we showed that bitcoin, and the entire crypto space, tumbled, with Bitcoin plunging from session highs just under $12,000 to a low of $10,600 on what appeared at first sight to be no news.

    However, in retrospect this appears to not have been the case, and as the Telegraph reported just around the time of the big drop, UK 'ministers are launching a crackdown on the virtual currency Bitcoin amid growing concern it is being used to launder money and dodge tax.'..."

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    "[UK] Treasury crackdown on Bitcoin over concerns it is used to launder money and dodge tax

    Ministers are launching a crackdown on the virtual currency Bitcoin amid growing concern it is being used to launder money and dodge tax.
    The Treasury has disclosed plans to regulate the Bitcoin that will force traders in so-called crypto-currencies to disclose their identities and report suspicious activity...

    ...[T]he Treasury has now said it intends to begin regulating the virtual currency, which has a total value of £145 billion, to bring it in line with rules on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financial legislation..."

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    Steam ends support for bitcoin
     
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