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Argentina’s tax body reportedly asks crypto firms to report all activity

A tax authority in Argentina is reportedly looking to scrutinize operations involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC).Argentina’s Federal Administration of Public Income, or AFIP, has ordered domestic crypto exchanges and payment firms to provide monthly reports of all kinds of operations by users on their platforms, local news agency Buenos Aires

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Argentina’s Ripio acquires Brazil’s second-largest crypto exchange

Ripio, a digital asset company based in Argentina, has purchased major Brazilian crypto exchange BitcoinTrade.According to Argentine newspaper Ambito, the acquisition is part of Ripio’s plan to spread across South America. BitcoinTrade is reportedly the second-largest crypto exchange in the country by volume. Ripio CEO and co-founder Sebastián Serrano said

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Ransomware hackers shut down Argentina’s borders, demand $4M BTC

Government officials in Argentina are refusing to negotiate with a ransomware group that forced them to briefly close all immigration checkpoints on Aug. 27.According to a Sept. 6 report on Bleeping Computer, a group of Netwalker ransomware hackers breached Argentina's immigration agency, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, on Aug. 27 and

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Argentina’s Banks Set to Use RSK Blockchain Technology for Tracking Payments

An Argentinian consortium of banks and technology companies under the patronage of the Central Bank of Argentina is promoting a pilot program implementing blockchain. The system would be used to handle direct account debit claims.The pilot was announced on April 21 by IOV Labs, the developer of the RSK blockchain.

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Argentina’s Natural Gas Infrastructure Moving to Blockchain Technology

Sharing is caring!South American blockchain firm IOV Labs along with Grupo Sabra have launched their Gasnet blockchain network for Argentina’s natural gas distribution system. Gasnor was the first to greenlight the project but was soon followed by Argentina’s gas regulator Enargas who approved the nationwide deployment of the blockchain solution.  “We

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Argentina’s Central Bank Forbids Acquiring Cryptocurrency with Credit Cards

In order to curb the fast depleting foreign reserve in Argentina, the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic has placed a stringent restriction on the amount of Bitcoin(BTC)trade and US dollar its citizens can purchase, and limited the means with which people could make such purchases.Argentina’s economy may have hit

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Tim Draper Urges Argentina’s President to Legalize Bitcoin to Improve Economy

Crypto bull Tim Draper has given advice to the president of Argentina to legalize Bitcoin (BTC) in order to improve the economic situation in the country, CryptoX en Español reports March 22.The American venture capital investor reportedly met with Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri on March 20 to discuss the

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Argentina’s State Public Transport Card SUBE Accepts Bitcoin

Argentinian state public transport card SUBE (Sistema Único de Boleto Electrónico) can now be topped up using Bitcoin (BTC), CryptoX in Spanish reported Friday, Feb. 8.Alto Viaje, a platform for adding money to SUBE cards, has partnered with Bitex, which provides blockchain-driven financial services to businesses. As a result of

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