Inside the Wall Street Practice that Could Ruin Bitcoin

Note: This is part 3 in a multi-part article series exploring rehypothecation and commingling in bitcoin and other cryptocurrency markets. Part 1 and part 2 are interviews with Caitlin Long and parts 3 and 4 ask the question, “How did we get to a place that where laws look like this?” In order to understand …

Iran Finalizes Draft on National Cryptocurrency as US Sanctions Sting

The Republic of Iran has revealed the details of its national cryptocurrency in response to the United States-led economic sanctions. According to Informatics Services Corporations (ISC), a central bank-affiliated body, Iran’s future cryptocurrency is backed by Rial and is developed on the Linux Foundation-led open-source Hyperledger Fabric technology. In contrast to decentralized cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin that are issued …

Liberland to Issue Its Own Cryptocurrency, Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash And Ethereum

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Liberland, a self-proclaimed country between Serbia and Croatia that has been struggling for its independence for three years, plans to launch its own cryptocurrency in a few months, and is accepting donations in bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum. Half a million people …