Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency

Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency

Tor digital privacy software is now accepting donations in various cryptocurrencies, as a new crypto donation portal appeared on the project’s website on March 18.…

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Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public…

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Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Hugh Brian Haney pled guilty in Manhattan federal court last week to money laundering charges, based on the proceeds of a narcotics trafficking operation that…

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China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in China passed a cryptography law on Saturday that will be effective on January 1, 2020,…

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IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

The largest dark web child pornography site in the world has been taken down. That was the word today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for…

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US Man Pleads Guilty to Running $25 Million Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

US Man Pleads Guilty to Running $25 Million Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

A Los Angeles man has pleaded guilty to running a $25 million Bitcoin (BTC) money laundering scheme and selling methamphetamine. Possible life sentence News outlet…

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Hong Kong Businesses Begin Adopting Bitcoin as a Form of Protest

Hong Kong Businesses Begin Adopting Bitcoin as a Form of Protest

The pro-democracy, anti-government protest movement in Hong Kong is spurring wider adoption of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC). Yahoo! Finance reported on Aug. 28 that…

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Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, is purportedly in preliminary talks with multiple digital payments firms as well as a state-owned bank to launch digital payment services…

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US lawmakers troubled by Facebook's Libra due to 'pattern of failing to keep consumer data private'

US lawmakers troubled by Facebook’s Libra due to ‘pattern of failing to keep consumer data private’

US lawmakers in a hearing at the House Committee on Financial Services on Wednesday expressed widespread mistrust of Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan, saying the company’s attempt…

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Hacked Bitpoint Exchange Finds $2.3M in Stolen Crypto

Hacked Bitpoint Exchange Finds $2.3M in Stolen Crypto

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has discovered over 250 million yen ($2.3 million) in cryptocurrency — part of a $32 million sum that was stolen last…

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