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Coinbase CEO Praises Privacy While Allegedly Blacklisting Anonymous Transactions

Co-founder and CEO of major U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Brian Armstrong attracted criticism after praising private crypto transactions in a tweet published on June 22.In the aforementioned tweet, Armstrong notes that “a scalable, sufficiently decentralized, chain that supported private transactions by default (privacy coins) would be a game changer.”

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CUTcoin: anonymous cryptocurrency based on PoS consensus

CUTcoin — Concealed Untraceable Transaction coin — is the world’s first cryptocurrency that combines total anonymity and Proof-of-Stake consensus algorithm. CUTcoin enables untraceable and anonymous transactions: using a distributed public ledger, the sender and receiver are kept anonymous. The development team was repelled from the base code of Monero (CryptoNight algorithm),

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LocalBitcoins Quietly Removes Anonymous In-Person Crypto Cash Trading

By CCN: Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange service LocalBitcoins has completely suspended all physical cash trading on its network. Several traders have since reported having their standing orders canceled forcing them to revert to electronic-only transfer alternatives.Enthusiasts have long considered LocalBitcoins a haven for decentralized Bitcoin trading. But now it appears the

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French Financial Regulator Proposes Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies

The head of the Finance Committee of France’s National Assembly, Eric Woerth, is suggesting a ban on anonymous cryptocurrencies, or so-called privacy coins. Woerth expressed his position in a recent report on crypto assets and blockchain technology.In a forward to the report, Woerth considers the introduction of a ban

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The end of Anonymous Bitcoin Trading in the Netherlands Has Finally Arrived

Authorities in the Netherlands want to force cryptocurrency exchanges and crypto service providers to obtain licenses that would ban anonymous cryptocurrency trading, local news outlet Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS) reported on January 18, 2019. Licensing for Crypto Businesses Introduced in Holland Anonymous trading of crypto assets has long been a thorn in

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Proposed License Requirements End Anonymous Crypto Selling and Buying in the Netherlands

Pete Hoekstra, the Netherlands’ Minister of Finance, has received official advice that a licensing system should be introduced for crypto services, Dutch media outlet Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS) reports on Jan. 18.Hoekstra reportedly requested advice about cryptocurrencies from the Netherlands’ Authority for the Financial Markets and the local central bank,

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