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Two Crypto Advocacy Groups Partner to Promote Digital Tokens Educational Efforts

The Chamber of Digital Commerce and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have partnered to facilitate industry advocacy and education efforts around tokenization.According to a Dec. 11 press release, the two blockchain advocacy organizations entered a strategic partnership to boost educational efforts in the field of digital assets and blockchain-based

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US Treasury Targets Three Notorious North Korean Hacking Groups

According to a press release published on September 13th, the U.S. Department Of The Treasury is sanctioning three North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups, known by the names of Andariel, the Lazarus Group and Bluenoroff. All have targeted and employed cryptocurrency for their nefarious purposes.In a statement released by the

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US Treasury Sanctions North Korean Hacker Groups for Cyber Attacks

The United States Treasury Department announced further sanctions against three North Korean state-sponsored hacker groups, responsible for “North Korea’s malicious cyber activity on critical infrastructure.”Continue to enforce existing U.S. and U.N. sanctions against North KoreaOn Sept. 13, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced sanctions against North Korean hacking groups,

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SK Group’s Securities Arm Teams Up With Blockchain Real Estate Firm

SK Securities, a branch of South Korea's largest telecom SK Group, has partnered with a local blockchain firm for a digital real estate beneficiary platform.The securities operator has signed a business agreement with Kasa Korea, a Seoul-based startup developing a digital securities blockchain platform for thereal estate market, Korean

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Advocacy Groups Call on Congress to Stop Libra Development Until July Hearings Take Place

Over 30 advocacy groups have appeared as signatories on a request that Congress and regulators implement an official moratorium on Libra development, as per the letter published on July 2.The letter was also addressed to Facebook, with Mark Zuckerberg himself cc’d, and asked that the social media giant wait

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CME Group’s Net Income Falls 17% in Q1 Amid Record BTC Futures Trading Volume in April

United States derivative market CME Group has reported a 17% fall in net income for the first quarter, according to a news release on May 1.Despite revenues rising over the three-month period, earnings stood at $497 million, compared with $599 million this time a year ago.CME Group chairman and chief executive

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Australia’s Two Main Blockchain Industry Lobbying Groups to Merge

Australia’s Two Main Blockchain Industry Lobbying Groups to Merge March 19, 2019 by Jon Southurst Australia’s two largest digital economy industry groups, the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA) and Blockchain Australia (BA), have agreed to merge. The new merged entity will adopt the Blockchain Australia name, and members hope it will enable a

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Pump-and-Dump Groups Become ‘Widespread’ as Market Remains Largely Unregulated

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) recently published research studying the phenomenon of pump-and-dump groups within the crypto community. The paper — conducted by seven academics from Tel Aviv University, the University of Tulsa and the University of Mexico — concluded that “regulators should be very concerned that price manipulation

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