24May/19

Traders Are Now Banned From Using Localbitcoins Exchange in Iran

Traders from Iran have been banned from using the peer-to-peer trading platform Localbitcoins.com within the country. The Iranian section of the website displays a short message that states that the exchange isRead More…

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10May/19

Crypto Adoption Remains Strong in Venezuela Amid Political Chaos

The political tension in Venezuela has affected local cryptocurrency adoption. While there are roadblocks, many crypto-advocating projects continue to thrive in the country. News.Bitcoin.com takes a deep look at the current situationRead More…

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28Apr/19

Finland Begins Regulating Crypto Service Providers

Finland’s president has approved a law to regulate cryptocurrency service providers including exchanges, custodian wallet providers, and issuers of cryptocurrencies. The law will enter into force next week. Crypto service providers willRead More…

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07Apr/19

“It’s A Lion’s Den” – P2P Traders Discuss Challenges of Operating on Localbitcoins

Despite many cryptocurrency users having made their first purchases using Localbitcoins, little attention is paid to the experiences of the traders who operate on the platform. News.Bitcoin.com reached out to several LocalbitcoinsRead More…

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27Mar/19

Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations

On Monday, the Helsinki-based peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins announced it is adding several different identification processes in order to improve AML and KYC requirements. The move to bolster the new customer verificationRead More…

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19Mar/19

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

Back in January 2017, China’s financial authorities initiated their first crackdowns against domestic bitcoin exchanges, with a ban on mainland exchanges cryptocurrencies against the yuan coming shortly thereafter. Now, close to twoRead More…

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15Mar/19

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout

Venezuelans are having a difficult time as the country’s power grid shut off on March 7, leaving the majority of Venezuelan states with no electricity for well over a week. According toRead More…

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10Mar/19

Bitcointopia Founder Admits Selling Government-Owned Land to Bitcoiners

The founder of a scheme called Bitcointopia to sell land in the U.S. state of Nevada to bitcoiners has admitted in a federal court that some land was not his to sell.Read More…

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