Is Bitcoin’s Increasing Anonymity a Threat to Privacy Coins?

Bitcoin’s privacy is getting better, but does it pose an existential threat to anonymous cryptocurrencies? It’s no secret that Bitcoin isn’t actually anonymous, despite what various outside observers of crypto might claim. It is, in fact, pseudonymous, as its transactions are vulnerable to being traced to specific individuals by governments and intelligence agencies with enough […]

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Upbit Exchange Operator Plies $46 Million Into Blockchain in First Year of Investment

Dunamu gave funding to 26 blockchain startups as part of a multi-year investment roadmap. The parent company of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has invested almost $50 million in blockchain startups since March 2018, English-language Korean business news outlet The Investor reported on May 15. Dunamu, which created a dedicated investment subsidiary, Dunamu & Partners, […]

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South Korea Government Approves Seven out of 21 Cryptocurrency Exchanges’ Security Policy

Of a total of 21 exchanges, the majority still had notable problems meeting South Korean authorities’ 85 security criteria. Some of South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges have passed a government security audit, but the majority could be exposed to attacks, local tech news outlet ZDNet reported on Jan 10. Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit, in addition […]

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Report: South Korean Crypto Exchanges Overtake Maltese Ones by Daily Trade Volume

A recent report by CryptoCompare shows that South Korean crypto exchanges saw $200 million more in average daily trade volumes than their Maltese competitors. Cryptocurrency exchanges registered in South Korea have overtaken their Maltese-registered counterparts by average daily trade volume in November. This is according to a report by cryptocurrency market data provider CryptoCompare, published […]

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