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World’s largest child porn bust: 100s arrested, ringleader charged after feds crack dark web bitcoin transactions

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A South Korean man has been charged with running the largest-ever dark web child porn ring, hosting nearly eight terabytes of vile videos depicting sexual exploitation of children and... Read More

An energy black hole? The dirty truth about bitcoin mining

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Bitcoin and crypto miners do consume vast amounts of power, but how much power do they really use, and are they actually a big burden on the grid? For... Read More

Bitcoin near three-month lows after tepid response to NYSE owner’s futures

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin struggled on Wednesday to recover from the three-month lows it reached a day earlier, moves that traders blamed on a lukewarm reception for a... Read More

Bitcoin drops to more than three-month low, briefly trades below $8,000

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FILE PHOTO: A Bitcoin logo is seen on a cryptocurrency ATM in Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin dropped around 15%... Read More

CME to start offering options on bitcoin futures early next year

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – CME Group, the world’s largest futures exchange operator, said on Friday it plans to launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in the first quarter... Read More

VanEck SolidX bitcoin trust to sell shares to institutional buyers

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investment firm VanEck and financial technology company SolidX Management LLC will sell shares in their bitcoin trust to “qualified institutional buyers,” the companies said on... Read More

‘Stablecoins’ could hinder efforts to stamp out money laundering: global watchdog

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LONDON (Reuters) – The spread of cryptocurrencies such as Facebook’s Libra could have serious repercussions for worldwide efforts to detect and stamp out money laundering and terror financing, a... Read More

Feds bust massive ‘dark web child porn marketplace,’ announce 337 arrests of suspected site users

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The South Korean operator of a child pornography website described as the”largest dark web child porn marketplace” has been indicted by a federal grand jury, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday.... Read More

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says Facebook must be broken up: ‘They’re after your kids’

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been critical of Big Tech for some time. In a Wednesday interview, he joined a growing group of lawmakers, technologists and activists who have... Read More

Facebook’s digital currency dealt another blow

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Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency must not go ahead until the company proves it is safe and secure, according to a report by the world biggest economies. In a blow to... Read More