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Universities Finding Their Role as Researcher and Promoter

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are still young. The ones in actual operation still have a range of teething problems and weaknesses, while they also lack the widespread adoption that would forcibly accelerate their development and provide an expanded testing ground for new technical solutions. There ...

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Japan May Play Leading Role in G20’s Crypto Regulatory Stance

Despite gaining legitimacy in the eyes of many more individuals across the world, cryptocurrencies are still a contested topic within regulatory circles, especially with the regulatory bodies of developed countries. FSB: Crypto Assets Don’t Pose A Risk To Global Financial Stability The Financial Stability Board (FSB) recently released a report highlighting cryptocurrencies or “crypto-assets” as the board likes to call them.  The ...

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the State Will Keep ‘Centralized Role’ in Money Emission

The CEO of Russia’s largest state bank Sberbank, Herman Gref said he could not yet foresee governments “yielding their centralized role” in fiat currency creation as part of his comments on cryptocurrency. Speaking to reporters during the Astana Finance Days international conference in the Kazakhstan capital July 4, Sberbank’s Herman Gref repeated the comments he has made “many times” about ...

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The Role of Bitcoin in Crime: Blockchain Analysis

In our ongoing series regarding Bitcoin and crime, various topics have been highlighted. There is a lot to talk about, even though it is evident cryptocurrencies will evolve beyond crime in many different ways. Especially with law enforcement agencies now tracking Bitcoin, interesting changes are bound to occur soon. The Rise of Blockchain Analysis Fighting crime involving Bitcoin and other ...

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The Role of Bitcoin in Crime: Regulatory Efforts to Date

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been associated with criminal activity for some time now. This has not gone by unnoticed by regulators around the world, and they have begun cracking down on this activity. It is a necessary step in order to bring more legitimacy to this growing industry. Regulators and Cryptocurrencies: The Story so Far By default, it is ...

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The Role of Bitcoin in Crime: Ponzi Schemes

The connection between fraudulent behavior and cryptocurrencies has become a lot more apparent over the years. Especially when it comes to fraud and Ponzi schemes, the situation has gotten out of hand in recent years. Even in 2018, one of the bigger pyramid schemes was still active. Bitcoin’s Ponzi Problem Any investment opportunity in the world of cryptocurrencies needs to ...

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The Role of Bitcoin in Crime: Ransomware

If there is one criminal trend related to Bitcoin that’s made a global impact, it has to be ransomware. This destructive type of malicious software has claimed thousands of victims across the world. It also highlights the potential of Bitcoin as a global payment method, albeit for nefarious purposes. The Ransomware Craze Is Still Alive Although it may appear ...

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The Role of Bitcoin in Crime: Tax Evasion

Highlighting the role of cryptocurrency in the crime world is not exactly difficult. There have been so many allegations regarding the involvement of digital currencies where criminal activity is concerned. Tax evasion is of particular concern to government officials. The bigger question is whether people are doing this intentionally or if the guidelines are simply not clear enough. Tax Evasion ...

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The Role of Cryptocurrency in Crime: Money Laundering

There have been numerous allegations regarding Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies being used for nefarious activities. Making any of these charges stick has been a bit more difficult than anticipated, although there are some key statistics which all users need to be aware of. Turning illicitly obtained funds into ‘legal’ currency is a very difficult process these days. Bitcoin and Money Laundering ...

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The Role of Cryptocurrency in Crime – Darknet Activity Soars

While there are many potential benefits to cryptocurrency, one has to acknowledge this new form of money has gotten a bad reputation as well. There are many reasons as to why criminals are drawn to Bitcoin and other similar currencies. Even so, it remains to be seen how long this situation will remain in place. Cryptocurrency and Crime go hand-in-Hand ...

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