Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The network of altcoin Ethereum Classic undergoes a 51 percent attack, and Fortnite removes Monero from their merch store. Top Stories This Week Altcoin Ethereum Classic Reportedly Undergoes 51 Percent Attack Earlier this week, the Ethereum Classic (ETC) reportedly underwent a 51 percent attack. In the aftermath, crypto exchange Coinbase noted that upwards of $1.1 […]

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French Tobacco Shops Start Selling Bitcoin Despite Regulatory Uncertainty

Several tobacco shops in Paris have started selling Bitcoin in partnership with local crypto wallet despite the regulatory uncertainty. Several tobacco shops in Paris, France, have started selling Bitcoin (BTC) for fiat despite regulatory uncertainty, Reuters reports Tuesday, Jan. 8. Reuters has learned that the world’s largest cryptocurrency can now be purchased at six tobacco […]

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France’s Yellow Vests Plan Bank Run to ‘Scare State Without Violence’

Organizers of the “Collectors’ Referendum” expect it to be the “most effective” demonstration so far. French grassroots political movement the Gilets Jaunes — Yellow Vests — is planning a bank run similar to Bitcoin’s (BTC) Proof of Keys, sources revealed on social media Jan. 7. Dubbed the “Collectors’ Referendum,” the latest demonstration by the movement […]

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Founder of Romanian Crypto Exchange Coinflux to Be Extradited to US on Multiple Allegations

The founder of Romanian cryptocurrency exchange Coinflux will reportedly be extradited to the United States. Nistor Vlad Călin, the founder of Romanian crypto exchange Coinflux, will be extradited to the United States, local media company Mediafax reports Jan. 4. As Cointelegraph reported in December, Călin was arrested earlier on a warrant from the U.S. for […]

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