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If You Don’t Trust Yourself, These Crypto Vaults Will Help You Hodl Safely

If You Don’t Trust Yourself, These Crypto Vaults Will Help You Hodl SafelyHodling in difficult times has historically proven to be a long-term winning strategy. Keeping your cryptocurrency in your own cold storage is by default a good idea as far as security is concerned. But if you don’t trust yourself to not lose a small hardware device or a piece of paper, then there are alternatives […]

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Craig Wright’s ‘Bonded Courier’ Allegedly an Attorney Who Can’t Communicate

Craig Wright's 'Bonded Courier' Allegedly an Attorney Who Can't CommunicateDuring the first week of February, the Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit continues with more tales about the alleged bonded courier. In mid-January, Craig Wright revealed a third party provided him with the necessary information to unlock an encrypted file he could not access previously. Now Wright is claiming attorney-client privilege over 11,000 documents and he […]

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Data Shows $25 Billion Worth of Bitcoin and Ether Held by Seven Crypto Exchanges

Data Shows $25 Billion Worth of Bitcoin and Ether Held by Seven Crypto ExchangesOn January 3, 2020, a small group of crypto enthusiasts celebrated the second annual Proof-of-Keys day with hopes to get people to withdraw funds from centralized digital currency exchanges. However, exchanges holding massive amounts of BTC only saw their reserves grow larger and data shows that Coinbase now holds 1 million BTC ($8.4 billion). Crypto […]

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Bitcoin Lawsuit Heats Up With More Bonded Courier Tales

During the last few days, cryptocurrency participants have been discussing the notorious Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit as new developments have revealed a third party provided Craig Wright with the necessary information to unlock an encrypted file he could not access previously. Additionally, another court filing explains that Wright provided the court with a list of […]

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Court Gives Craig Wright More Time to Await the Mysterious Bonded Courier

Court Gives Craig Wright More Time to Wait for the Mysterious Bonded Courier10 days after the Tulip Trust expired, new court filings have appeared in the billion-dollar Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit. One document describes the professed existence of a Tulip Trust III, which was shown to the plaintiffs on January 6, 2020. Another filing shows that Judge Beth Bloom has affirmed part of the sanctions against Craig […]

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Alleged $8B BTC Tulip Trust Expires With Tales of Bonded Couriers

Alleged Tulip Trust Worth $8B in BTC Expires With Tales of Bonded CouriersFive years ago, the crypto community became aware of an alleged contract called the Tulip Trust. The supposed contract emerged when a few tech-based news outlets published stories on two former business partners Craig Wright and David Kleiman. According to the Tulip Trust contract story, Wright and Kleiman were ostensibly part of the group that […]

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7 Steel Crypto Wallets That Withstand Extreme Fire and Water Damage

7 Steel Crypto Wallets That Withstand Extreme Fire and Water DamageCryptocurrencies have become valuable over the last few years and hardware wallets are now a mainstay within the cryptosphere. More recently, steel-crafted wallets that store crypto keys on a hard piece of metal have become increasingly popular. The following is a look at the wide variety of so-called ‘doomsday’ digital currency wallets fabricated from metal […]

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23 Days Until a Bonded Courier Supposedly Delivers Keys to $8 Billion in BTC

23 Days Left Until a Bonded Courier Supposedly Delivers Keys to $8 Billion in BTCIn 23 days, the infamous self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright will allegedly receive 1,100,111 BTC from a trust purportedly held in Seychelles. In fact, many Wright supporters and BSV proponents wholeheartedly believe Wright will “gain complete ownership of the trust,” and to a few of these individuals, the funds could be used to bring the […]

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Samsung Adds Bitcoin Support to Its Blockchain Keystore

Tech Giant Samsung Adds Bitcoin Support to the Blockchain KeystoreOn August 13, Samsung, the South Korean multinational conglomerate, published the company’s new Blockchain Keystore SDK for developers and the latest release supports Bitcoin Core (BTC). The version follows Samsung’s previous Keystore release which only supported ETH and the ERC20 standard. Also Read: Exploring the SLP Token Universe Built on the Bitcoin Cash Chain Samsung […]

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Another Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Appears in the High Profile Bitcoin Lawsuit

Another Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Appears in the High Profile Bitcoin LawsuitA new filing has been submitted to the ongoing Kleiman v. Wright case stemming from a man who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto. The man, named Debo Jurgen Etienne Guido, has sent handwritten testimony to the Southern District of Florida courthouse asserting that he is the “genuine and only originator/creator” of the genesis block that […]

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How to Use a Physical Security Key to Safeguard Your Exchange Account

If you are keeping funds on a cryptocurrency platform such as a centralized exchange it is highly advisable you make sure your accounts are as safe as possible. Using a physical security key can greatly help with this as well as safeguarding other private services such as email and cloud storage. Also Read: Israeli Supreme […]

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Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram Messenger

Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram MessengerUsers of the Telegram-infused cryptocurrency Button Wallet can now purchase digital assets through its partnership with the payment processor Wyre. Button Wallet allows users to store, send, and receive cryptocurrencies like BCH, ETH, BTC, LTC, and ETC through the Telegram messaging app. The following is an in-depth review of my experience using Button Wallet after […]

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Five Simple Ways to Increase Your Privacy When Using Cryptocurrency

Five Simple Ways to Increase Your Privacy When Using CryptocurrencyCryptocurrency without privacy is pointless. If your coins aren’t fungible, you lose much of the benefits of using cryptocurrency in the first place. Privacy isn’t just won and lost onchain though. In fact, much of the privacy gains to be made when it comes to sending, spending and trading crypto occur offchain, as you go […]

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Quadrigacx Cold Wallet Was Stored in a Safety Deposit Box

Quadrigacx Private Keys Were Held in Safety Deposit Box During 2014In a 2014 appearance on the True Bromance Podcast, Gerry Cotten, the late CEO of embattled Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadrigacx, made comments indicating that the exchange was storing customer funds using paper wallets. Cotten also compared losing the private keys for a bitcoin wallet to “burning cash.” Also Read: Market Cap: A Flawed Ranking System for […]

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Another ‘Satoshi’ Steps Out of the Woodwork, Calls Craig Wright a Liar

Another Satoshi Steps Out of the Woodwork Calls Craig Wright a LiarOn Feb. 8, the chief executive of Nchain, Craig Wright, wrote a blog post that purportedly described his experience of creating Bitcoin. Wright’s essay states “I was Satoshi” but throughout the story, he refuses to reveal his keys. It’s not the first time Wright has claimed to be Satoshi, but in the comment section of […]

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Norway Establishes New Rules for Crypto Service Providers

Norway Establishes New Rules for Crypto Service ProvidersThe Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway is enforcing new money laundering regulations that apply to crypto exchange and storage providers in the country. The law will go into effect on Oct. 15 and will affect companies established in Norway including branches of overseas companies. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals […]

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New Satoshi Challenger Tells All — But Is He Legit?

New Satoshi Challenger Tells All — But Is He Legit?Just recently we reported on new information concerning the hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto. Following a summary of suspects, we ended the report with the first part of an interview with a man who believes he was a member of the Satoshi Nakamoto group. Unfortunately, Phil Wilson, the man who says he was an original Satoshi […]

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Bitcoin Cold Storage in DNA

Bitcoin Cold Storage Now Available in DNASavvy Bitcoiners know: whoever controls keys and passphrases, controls the coins. As cryptocurrency becomes part of everyday life and investment, enthusiasts are increasingly searching for unique, secure ways to store access to their digital assets. Enter Carverr, the startup claiming to keep passwords and keys in a microtube of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). It’s just so […]

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