Is XRP a Security? Major Ripple Debates Explained

What is a “cryptocurrency?” Try as Webster dictionary may, a formal definition remains hard to pin down. While it’s unclear exactly when the word itself was coined, bitcoin, the world’s very first such cryptographically-backed asset, is probably the answer that most often springs to mind. Still,...
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5 Steps to Stress-Free Crypto Tax Accounting

Sonya Baumstein is a crypto-accounting veteran at New Alchemy, a strategy and technology group focused on blockchain innovation and tokenization. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s Crypto and Taxes 2018 series. With tax season upon us, the meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies may become a...
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6 Myths About Bitcoin And How To Bust Them: Expert Take

In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy....
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Korea to Inspect 3 Banks Over Crypto Exchange AML Compliance

South Korean financial regulators are to inspect three domestic banks over their compliance with recently introduced anti-money laundering rules for cryptocurrency exchange accounts. According to a statement on Monday, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) and the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) will conduct on-site inspections on...
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Is Serenity The Solution To Ethereum’s Difficulty Bomb?

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Bitcoincloud.info Ethereum has four milestone phases in its development post-release; Frontier, Homestead, Metropolis, and Serenity. Ethereum is currently in phase three – Metropolis version Byzantium. However, Ethereum has had...
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Japan Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges Over KYC Failings

Japan’s financial regulator has ordered two cryptocurrency exchanges in the country to halt their operations for two months due to insufficient know-your-customer (KYC) procedures. Effective immediately, the temporary ban will last until June 5 and June 7, respectively, for Eternal Link and FSHO, according to...
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Hating On Craig

Satoshi or not, it’s been a rough week for Craig Wright. The man who rose to notoriety in 2015 by boldly claiming he was bitcoin’s creator is under fire from not just some of the industry’s most respected names, but the very people that have...
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