Crypto News

John McAfee Pledges to Expose Corruption in the US Government

By CCN Markets: In a somewhat bizarre video tweet around lunch on Friday, cryptocurrency aficionado and repetitive presidential candidate John McAfee said he’s launching a website dedicated to exposing corruption in the U.S. government. This will perhaps be McAfee’s second-most important launch of recent times, having recently unveiled a cryptocurrency exchange. Corruption within the American […]

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Indian Government in Dizzying Reversal Sponsors Free Crypto Course

By CCN Markets: The Indian government continues to project a deep level of hypocrisy as it turns its attention to sponsoring a blockchain and cryptocurrency course. As CCN recently reported, the government is simultaneously proposing an insane anti-crypto bill with hard jail-time for bitcoin users. The undergraduate course, which is entitled Blockchain Architecture Design and […]

Bitcoin

High-Profile Indian Government Official Calls Bitcoin a Ponzi Scheme

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are Ponzi scheme and deserve to be banned to protect investors, at least according to Anurag Agarwal. The joint secretary for India’s Ministry of Corporate Affairs accused bitcoin of simplifying financial frauds in the Indian markets. He said authorities were in favor of banning bitcoin, adding fuel to rumors indicating the Indian government’s […]

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Australian Government Pledges Measly $100K Towards Blockchain Development

Australia’s Karen Andrews of the Ministry for Industry, Science and Technology is pledging $ 100,000 towards furthering blockchain development. In a press release, Andrews says her department will put the money towards “regulation, skills and capacity building, and international competitiveness and collaboration.” It’s a solid step forward in the nation’s fight to become a global […]

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Argentina’s Government Partners with Binance to Fund Blockchain Technology Projects

The Government of Argentina says it will match investments made by Binance Labs in blockchain technology startups in the country — to the tune of $ 50,000. The move marks the latest example of cryptocurrency and blockchain adoption in the Latin American nation.  Argentina’s Government Matches Binance 1:1 Binance Labs, the blockchain technology incubator of […]

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Bitcoin a ‘Major Concern’ for the Indian Government, if Used for Payments: Report

India has long been a nation that has taken a hardline stance towards cryptocurrencies. The risks associated with digital currencies such as money laundering and terrorism funding have long fueled the Indian government’s approach to dealing with digital assets. A panel of high-ranking officials tasked with the job of drafting new cryptocurrency regulatory framework for […]