Mandatory KYC verification may contradict privacy laws in South Korea

Will this legal contradiction be resolved before the deadline? With the South Korean government preparing to implement know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance processes, there is confusion among legal experts as to whether the requirements contradict other laws. According to Digital Today, the new requirements would contravene the existing Personal Information Protection Act, which […]

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Orchid’s new oracle integration is all about sharing secrets

Picking Chainlink over its competitors was an easy decision for Waterhouse. Decentralized VPN Orchid is adding a Chainlink oracle that, like a “secret shopper,” samples bandwidth pricing from all the providers in the network.  Orchid co-founder Steven Waterhouse explained the importance of this feature, stating, “The basic idea is in decentralized services like Orchid, where […]

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Illicit crypto transactions are getting more attention from the government

The IRS has a strong interest in receiving information from informed whistleblowers about offshore crypto accounts and criminal crypto tax activity. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments worldwide to focus on bringing blockchain technology to their financial services, along with the needed regulatory upgrades to keep the burgeoning fintech industry clean. Related: Not like before: […]

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Law Decoded: E Pluribus SHA-256

New developments at the state level in the U.S. defined this week’s regulatory news. By way of disclaimer, today’s Law Decoded is going to be especially America-centric. Writing to you from the ghastly swamp that is Washington, D.C., I generally try to keep these newsletters more globally minded, displeased as I am with how often […]

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