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Orchid Labs Secures $7 Mln Towards Development of Protocol to End Internet Surveillance

United States-based blockchain and software development firm Orchid Labs has raised another $7 million within its latest private offering, according to a blog post published on May 7.Following the new raise, Orchid now has secured $43 million out of targeted funding of around $125 million, as the firm specified

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Circle Introduces Market Surveillance to Fight Insider Trading, ‘Pump and Dump’ Schemes

Blockchain finance company Circle will use digital financial services company Nice Actimize’s market monitoring tools to fight manipulation, a press release confirmed on Feb. 27.Nice Actimize, which forms a branch of Israeli enterprise software giant Nice Ltd., offers professional client tools in the areas of financial crime, risk and

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SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Demand Better Market Surveillance Before Approving Bitcoin ETF

Photo: Brookings Institution / FlickrOver the last year, Cryptocurrency companies across the globe are pushing it hard to get a Bitcoin ETF approval. However, the SEC has remained absolutely firm about its call on issues of market manipulation. Reiterating his stand, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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NASDAQ Eyes Crypto Market Manipulation Use Case for Market Surveillance Tool

The world’s second-largest stock exchange NASDAQ says its market surveillance technology can “stamp out manipulation” in cryptocurrency markets, Bloomberg reported Nov. 1.The publication referenced an unpublished paper from NASDAQ released Thursday, in which it explains it has invested “decades” developing tools for catching and preventing market manipulation.“Regulators, brokers and exchanges

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SEC Commissioner: Bitcoin ETF Applicants Should Focus on Liquidity, Custody, Market Surveillance

Even amid bearish market conditions, the regulatory status of crypto assets remains a hot-button topic, as global governments attempt to discern how to best approach this emerging market.Leading the charge for fair regulation is arguably the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which has done its best to protect investors

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‘The Entire Internet… Is a Giant Surveillance Machine’ – Andreas Antonopoulos on Privacy Before Scaling

‘The Entire Internet… Is a Giant Surveillance Machine’ — Andreas Antonopoulos on Privacy Before Scaling August 28, 2018 by Paul de Havilland Bitcoin thought leader Andreas Antonopoulos labeled the internet a “giant surveillance machine” in support of his argument that privacy should be prioritized over scaling on the bitcoin roadmap. Also see: The

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