Day: November 19, 2019

Chinese Authorities Scrutinize and Report on Crypto Exchanges

Chinese Authorities Scrutinize and Report on Crypto Exchanges According to a notice issued on weibo.com, and later confirmed as authentic by business publication Caixin, authorities in Shanghai appear to have dispatched officials for conducting reviews of area businesses engaged in cryptocurrency dealings, and are set to report back to financial […]

Cointext Founder Publishes New ‘Postage’ Specs for SLP Tokens

Cointext Founder Publishes New ‘Postage’ Specs for SLP Tokens On November 18, Cointext founder Vin Armani published a blog post that describes a new system called the ‘Simple Ledger Postage Protocol.’ The SLP concept allows wallets to send SLP tokens without having to use bitcoin cash (BCH) as ‘gas’ to […]

Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of Grin Transactions

Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of Grin Transactions The Mimblewimble privacy technology used by cryptocurrencies such as Beam and Grin is broken. That’s the claim of researcher Ivan Bogatyy who has published a report documenting his findings. In it, he reveals how he was able to deanonymize 96% of all […]

US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF Guidelines

US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF Guidelines The U.S. government will strictly enforce the rules on cryptocurrencies similar to the standards recommended by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has reaffirmed that its “Travel” rule applies to cryptocurrencies. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve […]