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South Korea Remains Firm on ICO Ban Despite Calls for Legality, For Now

The chairman of South Korea’s primary markets regulator has reaffirmed the authority’s initial coin offering (ICO) ban in a top-level meeting on Thursday. Financial Services Commission (FSC) Chairman Choi Jong-ku has told lawmakers during the annual government audit in a parliamentary meeting that the authority will stick to its policy of a sweeping blanket ban on fundraising through initial coin ...

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Google’s Ban of Obfuscated Code From Web Store Extensions Likely to Affect Cryptojackers

Google’s new restrictions on Chrome Web Store extensions introduced Monday, October 1, are likely to affect cryptojackers. In a blog post, Google confirmed that as of now, Chrome extensions submitted to the Web Store would not be allowed if they contained “obfuscated” code. Aside from the security implications, obfuscated code, which the post describes as “mainly used to conceal code ...

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Walmart Embraces Blockchain, Google Does 180 On Crypto-Ad Ban

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Google Reverses Crypto Ad Ban, Allows Crypto Exchanges In Japan, US To Advertise ...

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Google Modifies Cryptocurrency Advertising Ban

Google, which previously banned all cryptocurrency and ICO ads this past June, has modified its policy to allow ads from regulated cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States and Japan. The new policy takes effect this October and “[a]dvertisers will need to be certified with Google for the specific country in which their ads will serve”, according to their blog post. ...

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India’s Zebpay Shutters Crypto Exchange Over Central Bank Ban

Major Indian cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay announced it had stopped all trading due to the country’s banking ban. The official announcement was published Thursday, September 27. Citing “extremely difficult” conditions it encountered attempting to process customer orders in the current environment, the exchange gave just several hours’ notice of the decision, which as of press time is already in effect. The ...

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Ethereum Price up 5% – Google Reverses Crypto Ban

The past couple days have been positive for the cryptocurrency market overall. Today was no different as most coins are in the green. While some cryptocurrencies went higher than others, most coins went up a couple percent. Ethereum was no differnent in this regard, currently trading at $229 as the price went up roughly 5% in the past 24 hours. ...

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Companies, Investors Circumvent Chinese ICO Ban

An investigation by the Xinhua News Agency has shown it is possible to bypass China’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO) ban, according to an article published September 26. The investigation has shown that despite the government’s efforts to crack down on “ICO illegal financing,” investors can circumvent the law by using a “foreign shell” company, among other possibilities. Xinhua reports that ...

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Google Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Lifted

Big news has just been announced regarding the Google cryptocurrency ad ban. CNBC reported this morning that Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is lifting its ban on some cryptocurrency-related advertising and plans to allow regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to buy Google ad space in the US and Japan. This new policy will start October 1st, 2018. Google Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Google announced its plans ...

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Cryptocurrency in India | RBI Bitcoin Ban Hears Final Petitions

Cryptocurrency in India is becoming a hot topic thanks to the upcoming crypto hearings in the country. India’s Supreme Court is set to listen to the final round of petitions against the country’s Bitcoin ban. The ban was put in place by the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The hearing is set to happen today, September ...

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Google Shifts Gear, Puts an End to Ban on Cryptocurrency Ads

One of the largest internet technology firms on the planet, Mountain View, California-based Google is reversing its stance on cryptocurrencies, removing a ban on crypto-related advertising that went into effect in early 2018. Google Reverses Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Back in March of 2018, the search-engine powerhouse Google followed the lead of Facebook, Twitter, and others in announcing a widespread blanket ...

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