Bitcoin Websites Asked to Remove White Paper After Craig Wright Claims Copyright Infringement

During the last few days, the cryptocurrency community has been discussing the recent action taken by Craig Wright’s lawyers against web portals that host the original Bitcoin white paper. Recently letters were sent to a number of websites requesting the removal of the paper due to alleged copyright infringement. **Editor’s Update 1/21/21 …

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Robbers Take $450K From a Tether Trader During an In-Person Transaction in Hong Kong — Second Incident in 2021

Hong Kong police are investigating the second incident in the year involving an offline cryptocurrency transaction. A female trader is reportedly the latest victim of robbers who stole her HKD 3.5 million ($451,000) worth in tether (USDT) tokens. One of the Robbers Gained Female’s Trust by Performing Three Successful Transactions According to …

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Enjin Coin Becomes the First Gaming Cryptocurrency Approved by Japanese Regulators

Enjin coin became the first gaming cryptocurrency approved in Japan after clearing out the well-known tough country regulator’s requirements. The green light is possible through a partnership with Hashport. ENJ Is Set to Be Listed in Coincheck on January 26 According to the announcement, enjin coin (ENJ) was granted legal status by …

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Leading Crypto Derivatives Exchange Bit.com Set to Launch Bitcoin Cash Options

On January 21, the derivatives exchange by Matrixport, Bit.com, announced the launch of the first bitcoin cash perpetual swaps and options. The exchange says before the product launch there was no options market for bitcoin cash and the firm believes there’s room for improvement in this arena of crypto derivatives. Bit.com to …

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Biden Administration Reported to Be Lining up a Former Ripple Advisor as the Next Bank Regulator

Micheal Barr, the former member of Ripple’s board of advisors, is set to become the United States’ next banking regulator, according to a report. A former assistant treasury secretary, Barr will become the second individual with crypto connections to lead the Office of Currency Comptroller (OCC.) The recently departed Currency Comptroller Brian …

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Rick and Morty Creator Sells NFT Art Collection for Over $1 Million in Ether

Justin Roiland, the co-creator of the Adult Swim cartoon series Rick and Morty has joined the growing trend of celebrity artists creating non-fungible token (NFT) artwork. After the animator released the collection called “The Best I Could Do” on the NFT auction house Nifty Gateway, the artwork sold for over $1 million …

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Bitcoin Now the Most Crowded Trade – Labeled a ‘Bubble’ in Bank of America Survey

According to findings of a recent Bank of America (BOA) survey, buying bitcoin has now surpassed tech stocks as the most crowded trade. This new ranking means tech stocks have been relegated into second place for the first time since October 2019. Bitcoin Bubble Ranking Still, a majority of the interviewed fund …

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