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NYAG Requests That Bitfinex Be Forced to Release Tether Deal Documents

The New York State Attorney General (NYAG) Letitia James has requested the disclosure of documents concerning an alleged deal made between cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and stablecoin operator Tether. The NYAG’s memorandum of law was filed on May 3.The memorandum of law calls for more transparency and claims “that Bitfinex

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Hackers Threaten to Leak Confidential 9/11 Documents Unless Paid in Bitcoin

Cybercriminal group “The Dark Overlord” has threatened to publicly release confidential files related to the 9/11 attacks if their ransom demands are not met, reports Motherboard on January 1, 2019. 9/11 Secrets up for Sale The hacker group tweeted on December 31, 2018, about their successful breach of the confidential database of law firms

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Indian Government to Present Draft Bill on Crypto Regulation in December, Documents Show

The Indian government is actively preparing a draft bill on crypto regulation, which is expected to see light this December, according to documents obtained by digital news website Quartz India Tuesday, Nov. 20.The government has filed a counter-affidavit yesterday, Nov. 19 in the Supreme Court of India, which is currently

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Xerox Wins Patent for Blockchain System That Tracks Revisions to Electronic Documents

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Xerox a patent for a blockchain-driven auditing system for electronic files, according to a patent filing published Nov. 13.Xerox — known for its eponymous  printing and digital copying appliances — first filed the patent in August 2017. The patent describes a

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Factom Files Patent for Validating Documents on the Blockchain

Factom (FCT) has filed a new patent today with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that allows verification of documents on a blockchain with multiple digital signatures The patent comes during a frenzy of blockchain patent applications from other incumbents, including IBM, Mastercard, and Walmart. Auditing Digital Documents with Multi-Signatures The patent claims

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