The City Court of St. Petersburg, Russia has overturned the District Court’s previous decision to block crypto media website Bitcoininfo.ru. As reported by TASS Monday, June 4, the decision came about after the court received an order from Russia’s Supreme Court in April to review the case.
Google’s decision to ban all Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adverts on its platforms is ill-thought-out and potentially even unethical, according to industry experts, The Independent reported on Sunday, June 3.
According to Russian media, the alleged BTC-e mastermind Alexander Vinnik has confessed to charges of fraud and money laundering on May 24, 2018. Reports reveal a signed document details that Vinnik admits to committing financial fraud between 2011-2017 through the now-defunct BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) has announced a blockchain platform for securities lending in a unique venture for the country.
Blockchain conference, BlockShow Europe 2018 has released a study identifying the Top 10 European countries for starting a blockchain company.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a spoof Initial Coin Offering (ICO) website dubbed HoweyCoins in a bid to educate and warn investors of the dangers posed by the ICO Wild West.
A draft bill aimed at protecting the rights of cryptocurrency owners while also regulating them in line with Russian laws was introduced to parliament in March with the biggest expectation being the legalization of cryptocurrency payments. However, as local media outlets report, the expectation of making digital currencies legal may.
CME Group announced new Ethereum price products that will provide users with an access to a reference rate and a real-time pricing index for the world’s second-largest digital currency.