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Crypto Regulation to Focus on Market Stability, Not Individuals

Felix Hufeld, President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in Germany (BaFin), said the primary role of his regulatory authority is not individual investor protection, but the preservation of overall financial stability, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported today, June 12. While the role of BaFin is to protect consumers and maintain general financial market stability, Hufeld stated that it can only ...

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In Reddit AMA, Binance Labs Says Decentralization is ‘Investment Focus Sector’

Blockchain technology incubator Binance Labs gave an “Ask me Anything” (AMA) session on Reddit June 6, devoted to investments in crypto and blockchain projects. One of the main topics discussed at the AMA was decentralization. Answering a question about whether a totally decentralized crypto exchange is possible, Binance Lab’s director Benjamin Rameau expressed optimism about future “fully decentralized exchanges,” claiming ...

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Dash DAO Runs Into Treasury Limits, Sees Reprioritization and Focus on Efficiency

The Dash decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) has run into funding limits, forcing a reprioritization of projects and an increase in efficiency. Originally formed to assist in development funding, the Dash treasury system allows the masternode network to vote on funding proposals to claim the 10% of new coins created set aside for the treasury. Initially, funding development occupied most of ...

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Thai SEC Holds Focus Group to Clarify New Crypto, ICO Regulations

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held a focus group on cryptocurrency regulation today, May 21, streamed on Facebook Live. The hearing focused on the SEC’s approach to crypto-related businesses and fundraising through Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), local news outlet Siam Blockchain reports. Today’s focus group clarified that ICOs can only raise funds in the Thai baht and cryptocurrencies permitted ...

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South Korea Will Focus ‘Positive Aspects’ of Cryptocurrency, Soften Policy

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. South Korean regulators and officials are likely to relax their approach to regulating cryptocurrencies, starting with classifying them as ‘financial assets’. There’s a July deadline looming for G20 nations after policymakers called for recommendations for regulating cryptocurrencies, seen as ‘financial assets’ by the economic leaders from ...

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Arizona Overhauls Blockchain Bill to Focus on Crypto Payments

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. An Arizona Senate bill that previously focused on state income tax is getting a makeover, the Senator who crafted the bill tells CCN. Senator Warren Petersen, a Republican, said the bill is being redesigned to instead focus on point-of-sale crypto tax payments known as the transaction privilege ...

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Bittrex Signups Reopen as Company Increases Focus on Corporate Sector

Cryptocurrency exchanges remain incredibly popular as of right now. Despite falling Bitcoin and altcoin prices, the demand for cryptocurrency isn’t slowing down. Bittrex, a very popular trading platform, recently reopened the platform for new user registrations. A very positive decision after a lengthy period of not accepting new users. Bittrex is Open for Business A few months ago, Bittrex made ...

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Cyberattack on Indiana Hospital Highlights Increasing Focus on Healthcare Industry by Hackers

Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana, where Steve Long is the hospital administrator, was hit by a cyberattack earlier this year. Long, in attempts to make sure his patients were safe, paid the hackers four Bitcoin in ransom for the return of the hospital’s stolen information. Now, Long spends a lot of his free time traveling the country speaking with ...

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