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6 Privacy-Enhancing Tools That Place Bitcoin Cash Transactions Ahead of the Pack

6 Privacy-Enhancing Tools That Place Bitcoin Cash Transactions Ahead of the PackOn June 24, a Reddit post had a few Bitcoin Cash proponents discussing a number of privacy enhancements BCH supporters can leverage every time they transact. The Bitcoin Cash enthusiast, Mr. Zwet’s r/btc post explained how BCH supporters can use tools like Cashfusion, Cashshuffle, Schnorr Signatures, Local.Bitcoin.com, Neutrino Wallet, and a number of Electron Cash […]

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Despite Russia’s Confusing Crypto Laws, P2P Bitcoin Trade Volumes Soar

Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading data shows digital assets like bitcoin are growing extremely popular in Russia, despite the State Duma’s opinions and regulations aimed at crypto assets. On Monday, the Russian government published a draft version of litigation mandates called “On Digital Financial Assets,” and lawmakers are looking for public opinion. Despite the strict proposal drafted […]

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Q1 Crypto Trade Volume Jumps 61%, Bitcoin’s Price Performance Trumps Equity and Gold Markets

Q1 Crypto Trade Volume Jumps 61%, Bitcoin's Price Performance Trumps Equity and Gold MarketsFor well over a month now, a great number of countries have been living under lockdowns and stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus outbreak. Meanwhile, central banks like the Fed, Bank of England (BoE), and European Central Bank (ECB) have funneled trillions into the hands of private financial incumbents. Despite the market carnage on March […]

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Maduro Orders Venezuelan Bank Closures Amid Coronavirus Scare

Maduro Orders Venezuelan Bank Closures Amid Coronavirus ScareIn order to combat the coronavirus outbreak in Venezuela, President Nicolás Maduro has ordered the entire country to quarantine themselves. With an inflation rate that rises more than 10,000% per year, the country’s citizens have already been dealing with economic turmoil. Maduro has also shut down the national banking system and regional authorities banned gasoline […]

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You Can Now Trade CS:GO Game Items Safely for BCH Through Blind Escrow on Bitcoin.com Local

You Can Now Connect Your Steam Account to Bitcoin.com Local and Trade CS:GO Game Items for BCHAre you looking for a cool way to earn bitcoin cash privately instead of buying it directly? You can now connect your Steam account to the peer-to-peer marketplace Bitcoin.com Local and trade CS:GO game items for BCH via blind escrow. This is a great improvement for players who were previously vulnerable to scams and other […]

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The Government Can’t Stand Decentralized Innovations Like Bitcoin, so It Tries to Ruin Them

The Government Can’t Stand Decentralized Innovations Like Bitcoin, so It Tries to Ruin ThemFeeding the homeless, affordable medicine, an easy-to-use gas can design, starting a small business to meet the needs of one’s community — borderless, permissionless P2P electronic payments. These are all simple, practical activities and tools that can be leveraged in decentralized fashion to benefit human societies immensely. So why do we see governments consistently and […]

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Bitcoin.com Local Gathers Steam as Other P2P Markets Falter

Bitcoin.com Local Advantages - Localbitcoins Volume Slides, Paxful User Condemns RestrictionsThe bitcoin marketplace Localbitcoins was once the most popular peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platform. But during the last few years, the company’s trading requirements and KYC implementation have caused an influx of traders to migrate to different P2P crypto markets. The mass departure has caused business on Localbitcoins to drop like a rock and volumes haven’t […]

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Lebanon Fights for Separation of Money and State as Residents Use Bitcoin to Evade Capital Controls

Lebanon Fights for Separation of Money and State as Residents Use Bitcoin to Evade Capital ControlsMass unrest in Lebanon due to allegations of political corruption and heavy handed capital controls has carried over into the new year, with reports pointing to a notable uptick in bitcoin trading from the embattled nation. As residents seek to preserve as much value as they can while government falters, some traders are calling for […]

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How to Anonymously Buy Bitcoin Online and in Person

How to Anonymously Buy BitcoinBuying bitcoin is a bit like buying contraception: it’s a basic human right, you should be entitled to do so privately, and it’s nobody’s business what you plan to do with it. Whether you’re buying bitcoin to set aside for a rainy day or to expend immediately in a fit of passion, you shouldn’t have […]

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Bitcoin Cash Captured More Than 10% of Darknet Sales Last Month

Bitcoin Cash Captured More Than 10% of Darknet Sales Last Month2019 was an interesting year for darknet markets (DNMs) and a number of marketplaces closed for a variety of reasons. Despite the closures, crypto payments on DNMs doubled for the first time in five years. Moreover, statistics from the blockchain analytics provider 1000x Group show digital currencies like bitcoin cash (BCH) have joined BTC’s dominant […]

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How To Buy Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Using Paypal

How To Buy Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Using PaypalThese days there are myriad ways people can purchase cryptocurrencies, and the payment platform Paypal is a popular choice. Multiple crypto brokerage services and exchanges allow people to buy digital currencies with the payment option. The following post is a simple guide and list of exchanges that support Paypal payments so you can get started […]

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Coinme Adds BTC Purchase Function to Over 100 Coinstar Kiosks in California

Coinme Adds BTC Purchase Function to Over 100 Coinstar Kiosks in CaliforniaWith over 21,000 kiosks in the U.S., Coinstar is a popular automated service for those who want to turn their fiat coins into paper cash. 3,000 of these kiosks have been integrated with Coinme to include crypto purchase functionality, and more than 100 BTC-integrated Coinstar kiosks are now newly available in the greater Sacramento, California […]

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Why the Counter Economy Is Necessary to Bitcoin’s Survival as a Disruptive Currency

Why the Counter Economy Is Necessary to Bitcoin’s Survival as a Disruptive CurrencyAs Bitcoin is adopted by more and more traditional financial institutions, and becomes regulated by governments worldwide, the question of its survival as a truly disruptive alternative to legacy financial systems is raised. After all, if governments like Qatar’s can ban it, and international banking laws like AMLD5 can push bitcoin-friendly companies out of business, […]

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How to Sell Anything for Bitcoin on Your Website

How to Set up a Website to Sell Stuff for BitcoinSelling things for bitcoin online doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it shouldn’t be, given the decentralized nature and low fees of peer-to-peer electronic cash. For beginners and DIYers new to the world of creating an online bitcoin or crypto marketplace, this article seeks to provide some basic pointers and new resources to get […]

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France’s Social Media Stalking Points to the Violence of Fiat, Consent of Crypto

France's Social Media Stalking Points to the Violence of Fiat, Consent of CryptoFrance will soon be monitoring social media accounts to catch suspected tax evaders. The endeavor could label anyone as suspicious who so much as posts a “taxation is theft” meme or a poses with a nice car. The country’s budget minister, Gérald Darmanin, called the court-approved experiment ‘one more tool to fight fraud.’ Exemplified by […]

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Mnuchin Affirms $1.5 Trillion Unaccounted For, Still Demands Strict Bitcoin Regulation

Mnuchin Affirms $1.5 Trillion Unaccounted For, Still Demands Strict Bitcoin RegulationU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin remarked last week that a reported $1.5 trillion in missing cash — mostly one hundred dollar bills — was “sitting in bank vaults all over the world.” The famously anti-bitcoin U.S. official noted that “there’s a lot of ‘Benjamins’ all over the world” and emphasized the strength of the currency […]

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Iran, Hong Kong, India: Failed Protests Point to Need for Crypto-Anarchy ‘Second Realms’

Iran, Hong Kong, India - Failed Protests Point to Need for Crypto-Anarchy ‘Second Realms’What is the second realm? It’s both an abstract and concrete “place” parallel to here, where temporary autonomous zones (TAZ) provide a chance to escape the burning surveillance spotlight of the state and brutal law enforcement culture, and allow for at least temporary exercises of human rights and freedom. A TAZ may allow for free […]

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The Coolest Jobs in Crypto

The Coolest Jobs in CryptoMeme Lord. Street artist. Unique startup founder. Feeder of the hungry. There’s no end to the amount of cool jobs in crypto, and new uses for decentralized, peer-to-peer cash are limited only by the bounds of one’s imagination. Whether finding new and innovative solutions for longstanding societal or technological problems, just having fun, or both, […]

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GlobalBitcoinsPro.com Enables Offline BCH Cash Trades

GlobalBitcoinsPro.com Enables Offline BCH Cash TradesAfter the devastating news of the removal of offline cash trades and the new vigorous and intrusive KYC policy from popular P2P Exchange Platform the community needed an alternative. We’re happy to announce the arrival of GlobalBitcoinsPro.com which has been created to revive the community.

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Cash Runs Dry at ATMs as Protests Escalate in Chile

Cash Runs Dry at ATMs as Protests Escalate in ChileThere’s a lot of unrest in Chile right now as the country has seen massive protests against government manipulation and an escalation of financial problems. Local reports detail a few banking establishments have been burned after customers started having issues withdrawing cash from ATMs. Issues with the bank machines that don’t work coupled with rising […]

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How to Trade Crypto in Person Safely

How to Trade Crypto in Person SafelyWith mainstream exchanges becoming progressively cumbersome due to privacy invasive policy and regulation, some crypto traders are switching to more private, face-to-face trading. While this route isn’t for everyone, and comes with unique risks, it does offer a very real solution to many of the problems plaguing mainstream exchanges currently. The goal of this breakdown […]

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Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

Rare Joint Statement from U.S. Regulators Proves that Centralization of Crypto Is HereThe U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence to anti-money laundering (AML) policies and know your customer (KYC) protocols. The statement is a highly visible product of the […]

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Protesters Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong Kong Imposes Dictatorship

Protestors Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong Kong Imposes DictatorshipFour months of protests continue in Hong Kong as the world is witnessing the biggest uprising of political dissent in the territory since the 1997 ‘handover’ from Britain to China. Protesters have recently embraced wearing Guy Fawkes masks but on October 3, Hong Kong’s current Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, implemented colonial-era emergency powers banning the […]

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