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    Committed Crypto Enthusiast Embarks On “21-Day Bitcoin Challenge”

    Despite China’s crypto crackdown, a Chinese cryptocurrency enthusiast recently embarked on a twenty-one-day journey to survive solely on a small stash of Bitcoin, no more, no less. 21 Days, 0.21 Bitcoin When it comes to cryptocurrency diehards, there isn’t anyone as committed as China-based crypto proponent He You Bing,...

    nickchong | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 pm
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    Crypto

    Indian Crypto Exchange Asks Users to Withdraw Funds Before July 5

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided, in a circular issued on April 6, that banks in the country will no longer be allowed to do business with crypto exchanges. The deadline, which expires on July 5, is forcing companies to prepare for the worst. Zebpay, one of...

    Ricardo Esteves | June 28, 2018 | 11:00 pm
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    Wells Fargo Becomes Latest to Ban Credit Card Crypto Purchases

    Wells Fargo has announced that it will begin to block all cryptocurrency purchases on credit cards under the Wells Fargo name. Wells Fargo Imposes Credit Card Restrictions Despite the ban, Wells Fargo has implied that the ban may only be temporary. To clear up the waters regarding this issue,...

    nickchong | June 12, 2018 | 10:00 pm
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    Industry

    Indian High Court Set to Debate Whether Cryptocurrency Crackdown is Constitutional

    India’s recent problems with cryptocurrencies and the exchanges that trade them has caused investors a lot of stress, both locally and globally. Fortunately for crypto-enthusiasts, dealings have now reached the country’s high courts. Challenging Royal Bank of India’s Crackdown Yesterday, April 22nd, the Delhi high court issued a...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 24, 2018 | 1:28 am
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    Industry

    Indian Crypto Traders Seeking Alternatives Following RBI Crackdown

    Bitcoin case study: Aniket Patel is an Indian teenager and cryptocurrency investor who is still working on his school exams. Despite this, Patel spends more time checking the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) website than scouting for exam results. This is because Patel considers himself a long term...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 16, 2018 | 3:00 am
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    Indian Pressure on Cryptocurrency Market Backfires

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has explicitly prohibited regulated entities from doing business with any companies dealing in virtual currencies. Last week’s decision raised concerns regarding a full ban on cryptocurrencies, which is not true. The jolted market fears Bitcoin and altcoins will face a drop in...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 9, 2018 | 8:15 pm
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    Online Ad Ban: May Help Weed out Bad Actors, But Is a Blanket Ban Necessary?

    Over the past few months it’s becoming increasingly difficult for crypto startups to advertise their products and services on the internet. This began in January when Facebook announced it was banning ads that are “frequently associated with misleading or deceptive practices,” including initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Soon, other platforms...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 4, 2018 | 11:45 pm

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