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15 defendants plead guilty to fraud and money laundering techniques that used Bitcoin

Two Romanian individuals pled guilty to the charges, says US Department of Justice The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) announced through a press release yesterday that 15 defendants of an international cyber fraud scheme have pled guilty. The individuals were involved in a criminal conspiracy of using fraudulent online auctions to dupe bitcoins from […]

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Smart contracts have many more uses than their name suggests, says Blockstack CEO

Blockstack and Algorand have partnered to create Clarity, a purpose-built secure language to realise smart contracts’ full potential Dr Muneeb Ali, co-founder and CEO of decentralized computing network Blockstack, has said that smart contracts should have a new name, as their applications go far beyond just contracts. Blockstack is to collaborate with proof-of-stake blockchain protocol, […]