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Bitcoin

British private jet firm says 19% of its tickets are

Who said using Bitcoin for purchasing things was a lost cause? Bitcoin for air travel Move over the Bitcoin-can’t-be-used-to-buy coffee narrative. A new report claims that travelers are using Bitcoin to purchase airline tickets, as per a release on aviation news site Simple Flying. PrivateFly, the UK-based charter carrier, said Tuesday that 19% of its […]Read More

Bitcoin

$60 million in Bitcoin seized by German police…but no one

German authorities have learned about crypto recovery the hard way. A recent case saw them seize over $60 million worth of Bitcoin from a fraudster….who never gave them the private key to the stash. Not your keys, on your coins A private key is a sophisticated form of cryptography that allows a user to access […]Read More

Market

India Would Ban Private Cryptocurrencies Under Proposed Legislation

The Indian Parliament will consider a government-introduced bill that would ban private cryptocurrencies in its upcoming budget session. Given the ruling party controls both houses of Parliament, the chances of the bill’s passage are considered good. According to the Lok Sabha Bulletin published Friday, the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021, seeks […]Read More

Regulation

US DoJ charges tax evading ICO superstar who spent $10m

The founder of a high-flying ICO was charged by authorities in the US yesterday on charges of a massive tax evasion scheme. DoJ charges Oyster Pearl founder Amir Bruno Elmaani, the founder of Oyster Pearl, a storied 2017 ICO that raised millions in token sales before fizzling out like 98% of all the then-hyped coins, […]Read More