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The First Bitcoin-Featured Commercial Advertised on French Television

Bitcoin has enjoyed its first television commercial on free-to-air station across France. The 30-second video promotes Keplerk, a financial-technology firm based in Paris, and its services.Currently, the ad is running on TF1, France’s national on-air station. Keplerk provides a virtual platform for consumers to exchange traditional fiat money for the

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French Central Bank Official Wants to Improve Financial System With Blockchain

The first deputy governor of the French central bank has called for distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based settlements and payment systems in Europe.Speaking at the AFME Annual Capital Markets Technology and Innovation Conference on Nov. 21, Denis Beau, the first deputy governor of Banque de France, delved into the issue

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French High School Students Will Learn About Bitcoin And Crypto

France is about to introduce an educational module to its high school curriculum that covers Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies.In June, the French Ministry of National Education amended its study plan to incorporate the world’s largest cryptocurrency. French educators are expected to teach an introductory course that will assist students

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French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XMR) cryptojacking.Cryptojacking backed by “massive firepower”BBC News reported the development on Aug. 27. According to the police, the botnet was distributed by sending virus-laden emails with offers for erotic pictures or fast cash, and further

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French Regulators Notice Uptick In Crypto-Related Complaints

French financial regulators have observed an increase in complaints regarding cryptocurrencies this year.Investors in the country are increasingly filing complaints about digital currencies with France’s Financial Markets Authority (AMF) since January 2019, according to the AMF’s 2019 Risk Map report published on July 2.Percentage of claims to AMF regarding

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French Minister of Economy to Ask for Guarantees From Facebook In Regards to Its Forthcoming Coin

French Minister of the Economy and Finance intends to “ask for guarantees” from Facebook in regards to its forthcoming digital currency Libra, media outlet Europe 1 reported on June 18.The Minister of the Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire told Europe 1 that Facebook’s long-awaited stablecoin Libra is an

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