SEC ‘Safe Harbor’ Proposal Lauded by Token Fans, DeFi Builders at 0x Conference – CoinDesk

The token industry is applauding SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s “Safe Harbor” proposal, calling it a mature response to the 2017 ICO bubble. Announced the day before decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol 0x’s 0xpo conference last Friday in San Francisco, founders, lawyers and tokenization fanatics of all stripes said the proposal could be a boon for both […]

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Blockstream Co-Founder Joins Bitcoin-Only Startup River Financial – CoinDesk

Industry veteran Jonathan Wilkins, a co-founder of bitcoin tech startup Blockstream, is joining up-and-coming bitcoin brokerage River Financial as Chief Security Officer (CSO). River is a bitcoin-only financial institution for buying and selling the digital currency (emphatically not an exchange; it says it’s “for the long-term investor”). Currently available only to testers who have received […]

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A Third of Crypto Exchanges Have Little or No KYC, Says CipherTrace – CoinDesk

A good portion of the cryptocurrency exchange industry is running the risk of falling afoul of the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) “Travel Rule” guidance announced in July, according to new research. Blockchain compliance solutions provider CipherTrace says in its Q3 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Report, published Wednesday, that around one third of the top […]

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How Naughty America Plans Use Blockchain to Beat off the Competition

The adult entertainment industry is seemingly always the media early adopter of new technologies, such as faster streaming solutions, virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and now, blockchain.  A stark difference from most attention and dollar-starved media companies, adult entertainment sites are thriving. At an initial glance, one might scoff at the idea of the […]

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