Hong Kong crypto group warns new law will restrict people’s access to Bitcoin

Crypto proponents in Hong Kong say incoming cryptocurrency regulations could preclude citizens from using Bitcoin ATMs. The Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong is appealing to regulators to consider the impact of incoming laws on the city’s digital innovation agenda. In November, Hong Kong’s government announced plans to ban retail cryptocurrency trading as part of a […]

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Notorious crypto figures arrested in 2020

Despite the crypto industry experiencing a major rise in mainstream interest in 2020, the year also saw many prominent crypto personnel apprehended by regulators. Over the past year, many prominent and colorful crypto personalities have been apprehended and arrested. From the jailing of antivirus pioneer John McAfee to the laying of charges against executives from […]

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Malta’s ‘blockchain island’ strategy falters as banks refuse to play ball

Malta’s plan to become a”‘blockchain island” appears to have stalled, with few retail banks indicating a willingness to work with crypto firms. Malta’s Finance and Employment Minister, Clyde Caruana, has revealed that the nation’s plan to become a “blockchain island” is floundering due to the unwillingness of local banks to work with innovative firms. Speaking […]

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