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Japan’s Crypto Industry Drafts Rules to Ban Insider Trading, Privacy Coins

A self-regulatory body compromising of Japan’s sixteen registered cryptocurrency exchanges is reportedly set to vote on new proposals that will forbid insider trading and plausibly restrict support for anonymous tokens like Monero and Dash. The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) was founded in March 29 as a concentrated effort among the sixteen licensed cryptocurrency exchange operators to establish guidelines ...

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Privacy Coin Trading Makes Breakthrough with Regulators

Last week, Zcash, the privacy focused cryptocurrency, got approval from New York state regulators in the United States to trade on Gemini. Gemini is the first BitLicensed exchange to trade a privacy focused cryptocurrency. The approval by the Department of Financial Services is a positive signal for other coins that have privacy features such and Monero, PIVX, Verge, and Dash. ...

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Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Debate Privacy, while Dash Races Ahead

Recently, debates about increasing privacy of cryptocurrencies have been occurring on the Bitcoin and BTC subreddits. Bitcoin redditors are debating about the necessary privacy strengths needed and the potential methods to accomplish those goals. On the Bitcoin subreddit, some talked about updating the code to add additional security features, some mentioned mixing features, while others advocated for the Lightning Network’s ...

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Privacy Coin Verge Succumbs to 51% Attack [Again]

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Verge (XVG) appears to have succumbed to a 51 percent attack for the second time since the beginning of April. According to data published on BitcoinTalk by forum user ocminer — operator of altcoin mining pool Suprnova — an attacker appears to have successfully ...

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Coincheck to Delist Privacy Coins Monero, Zcash, and Dash

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has will delist trading pairs for privacy-centric cryptocurrencies monero (XMR), zcash (ZEC), and dash (DASH) next month. The Tokyo-based exchange, which was purchased by brokerage firm Monex following a high-profile January hack that saw the platform lose $530 million in NEM tokens ...

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Changing the Face of the Internet, Online.io to Provide A User Experience Free of Ads, Viruses and Privacy Intrusion – The Merkle

Decentralized platform Online.io will restructure how the internet will be used by people. Offering users protection from intrusive ads, malicious codes/apps and privacy violations. May 8th, 2018: Today, the model of most websites is to offer free services to its users. The word “free” is arbitrary, since these platforms earn profits from running ads and collecting user’s datum to be ...

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A Social Platform without Invasion of Privacy

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Why Blockchain Values Your Privacy More Than Facebook

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com. Recent events surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica have put on display the single biggest danger to your privacy, the government-enabled de facto monopolies on your information. These companies have long been at the forefront of collecting and monetizing information, a practice that was ...

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EU Privacy Laws Help, Not Hinder Facebook, Google In Data War

The European Union’s latest privacy laws could in fact benefit the media giants they hope to rein in, The Wall Street Journal claimed April 23, highlighting the need to put power in the hands of consumers, potentially via the use of Blockchain-based platforms. In the run-up to new legislation which goes into effect May 25, Digital advertising agencies are complaining ...

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We Can Combat Poor Data Privacy with Blockchain Applications

By now we’ve all seen the headlines about Facebook’s poor data practices: as many as 87 million users’ personal records affected by Cambridge Analytica, 2.2 billion users’ profiles scraped by third parties, and so on. But what went wrong isn’t limited to Facebook. The problem is that an internet run by centralized digital superpowers leaves users with little control over ...

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