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Russia Proposes Law That Criminalizes Buying Bitcoin With Cash, Offenders Face 7 Years in Jail

Russian lawmakers have proposed new laws that seek to ban the use of bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies in the country, local media reported.According to draft bills submitted by a group of deputies to the Russian parliament recently, individuals may face up to seven years in prison and fines

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Blockchain Bites: Iran and Russia Revisit Crypto Regulations, Bitcoin Pizza Day 10 Years Later

News 'Diet'Laszlo Hanyecz has the honor of conducting the first commercial Bitcoin transaction: trading 10,000 bitcoin for about $30 worth of pizza. Ten years later, those bitcoin would be worth $91 million. He apparently has no regrets. “It was a really interesting system but nobody’s using it,” Hanyecz said. “If nobody’s

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Bitcoin Sentiment on Twitter Reaches Its Highest Level in 3 Years, Says Data Firm The Tie

Positive investor sentiment about bitcoin (BTC) on Twitter has reached record levels – its highest in three years – triggered by the cryptocurrency’s supply cut earlier this month, data shows.According to crypto data company The Tie, the 30-day average daily sentiment score is at an all-time high since 2017.The

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Bitcoin Rips to $6,750 In Move Reminiscent of Last Year’s 25% April Fool’s Rally

Since NewsBTC’s last market update, Bitcoin has continued to rip higher, recently hitting $6,750. With this, the cryptocurrency is up nearly 9% from the daily lows around $6,200, and up over 16% from the weekend lows at $5,800.Although not on the same magnitude, many have likened Bitcoin’s recent price action

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