Leading up to this next step in the evolutionary cycle, the Bitcoin community is still having to deal with its ups and downs.
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation supports the potential ban of cryptocurrency payments, provided legislation were put in place, asserting that crypto still carries too much financial risk.
Alexei Bilyuchenko claims that he was forced to hand over sensitive info to the FSB which they used to take over $450M in user funds at WEX.
From egregious and amateurish errors to global regulatory changes, the Bitcoin ecosystem has seen a lot of activity this week.
The law is being drafted by the Interior Ministry working alongside other government agencies in Russia, and could take legal effect from 2021, according to local media reports.
Sigmapool rolled out its joint mining service successfully on October 28, taking place at block 606334.
A Russian nuclear scientist has been discovered that using his work computer for cryptocurrency mining was an absolute no-no.
The browser targets Russian-speaking users, altering their BTC and mobile payments wallets and has stolen over $40,000 so far.
Russian crypto miners are in big trouble for smuggling in their hardware and failing to pay any type of dues.
The new laws specify the appropriate legal treatment for digital assets and smart contracts, and introduces the concept of “digital rights” into Russian law for the first time.