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Civic Demos Proof of Concept With Beer Vending Machines, Launches ID …

Blockchain identity verification platform Civic has emerged from Consensus 2018 with clear progress and updates for its identity attestation technology. The project imagines a network of validators and service providers who work together to verify individual identities. A new platform user would submit relevant identity information to a validation smart contract, which the validator would then review for approval. If ...

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What Are Civic’s ID Codes? – The Merkle

There are a lot of ways to implement blockchain technology. Civic is planning to do things especially differently with its ID Codes venture. This project will establish blockchain-powered verified relationships. It’s an important step toward ending scams in the blockchain and cryptocurrency world, although it may not be the end-all, be-all solution. Explaining ID Codes As the name somewhat suggests, Civic’s ...

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I’d Short ‘Crazier, Speculative’ Bitcoin If I Could

Microsoft founder Bill Gates issued critical comments about Bitcoin May 7, telling CNBC it was a “greater fool” investment and he “would short it if he could.” In comments during the network’s Squawk Box segment, Gates, who in February claimed cryptocurrencies had “caused deaths in a fairly direct way,” nonetheless did not discount the idea of engaging with it himself. ...

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LocalBitcoins User Claims Traders Must Submit ID For ‘Significant’ Volumes, Reddit Reacts

Social media users were rethinking patronage of peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platform LocalBitcoins today, April 17, after a trader produced evidence that personal ID was now required to buy and sell Bitcoin for some trade volumes. A Reddit thread begun by user u/yellowcuda reproduced a screenshot of the P2P marketplace in which an account holder receives a message demanding ID be ...

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‘I’d Buy a Pet Rock First’

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Tech billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, hates both gold and bitcoin, saying they’re not viable alternatives to currency. “I hate gold. Gold is a religion,” Cuban told Kitco (video below). “I do not see gold as an alternative to currency. Not at all. Let’s put ...

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The World’s First Blockchain Based Personal Data DApp with over 1m Real ID Verified Users

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ID Chain to Launch on the COINEGG Platform on March 6

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US Government Wants to Seize 500 BTC from Alleged ID Forgers

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The US government is seeking to confiscate 500 bitcoins from individuals charged with creating and distributing forged identification documents. On Thursday, the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio announced that four individuals had been indicted for allegedly manufacturing and transferring falsified documents such as ...

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Malaysian Central Bank: ID Now Needed For Any Crypto E… | News

Cryptocurrency exchanges in Malaysia must now fully identify traders after new central bank anti-money laundering legislation came into effect Tuesday, Feb. 27. A copy of the legislation and official press release from the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) states that any exchanges offering crypto-to-fiat, fiat-to-crypto and even crypto-to-crypto trading must “identify the customer and verify that customer’s identity.” As Cointelegraph reported ...

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