Bitcoin

The 70 Risks of Bitcoin: All on One Page

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) –Here, on one convenient page, are all 70 of the risks of crytocurrencies as determined by the European Banking Authority (EBA). Each threat is rated for its degree of risk (Low, Medium or High). The EBA says...
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French Authorities Shutter Bitcoin Exchange

NEW YORK (Inside Bitcoins) — French police have raided a cryptocurrency exchange and seized some 388 Bitcoins, the first such action by European authorities. The site also hosted an online casino that traded the digital currency. Hardware, credit cards and...
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European Regulator Tells Banks Not to Buy, Hold or Sell Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Banks in the European Union (EU) should not buy, hold or sell virtual currencies until proper regulations are in place. That’s the opinion of the European Banking Authority (EBA), in a statement issued Friday. “While there...
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Providing Cryptocurrency Access for Emerging Markets

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Does everyone in the world have the right to access Bitcoins? The folks over at BitX, a cryptocurrency distribution platform, truly believe so. They are working to provide cryptocurrency access to multiple parts of planet Earth,...
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Q & A: Bitfork-Rate – The Free Real-Time Bitcoin Price Index

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Tim Sohn recently caught up with Evgeny Radchenko, co-founder of Bitfork-Rate.com, an open-source cryptocurrency price index, to discuss its business model, why it’s planning on moving its headquarters from Russia and more. Following are excerpts: Question:...
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Coinprism Scores Another Win from the Bitcoin Foundation

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Leveraging the Bitcoin transfer-of-value technology in order to move anything of worth from one place to another is the “colored coin” concept. Coinprism, founded by Flavien Charlon and Manon Gaucher, is the first colored coin web...