How a Brand New Technology is Going to Change the World of Banking

In first world countries, it is natural to assume everyone has a bank account. The banks are omnipresent and can be found nearly everywhere there are consumers. Because of this, we don’t really take the time to think about what a potential substitute for the banking system would be if they weren’t present in a […]

India: Officials “Survey” Nine Crypto Exchanges

Just a month after the Indian Supreme Court issued a warning to the financial interests of the nation, “surveys” have begun on nine of the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges. An undisclosed source explained to local news outlet DNA: “We are collecting the name of investors and their transaction details. The survey under Section 133A of the Income Tax […]

Alexander Vinnik of BTC-e Loses Extradition Battle

The supposed ring leader of an international cyber crime scheme has lost his appeal against his extradition to the US. Alexander Vinnik of the now defunct BTC-e exchange is wanted on 21 counts of money laundering and other offences in the United States. Some of the illegal funds go right back to the infamous Mt. Gox […]