Craigslist Allows Sellers To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

News, Now Accepting | December 11, 2017 By:

Classified advertisements platform Craigslist has added a new feature which lets sellers indicate if they accept cryptocurrency payments.

The change was discovered by a Reddit user on December 8 in the “posting details” section of the Craigslist seller’s page. The service listing page for merchants included a checkbox to allow ad listings to specifically note that cryptocurrency payments are acceptable.

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France Will Allow Blockchain Trading of Unlisted Securities

Blockchain, FinTech, News, Regulation | December 11, 2017 By:

France finance minister Bruno Le Maire has revealed a decree that would allow the trading of unlisted securities using blockchain technology. The finance minister presented the decree to the Council of Ministers and will come into force in July next year.

The new law would allow banks and FinTech firms to set up blockchain platforms where unlisted securities can trade instantly,

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Blockchain Land Registry Bitland and FoodCoin Ecosystem Partner

Announcements, Blockchain | December 11, 2017 By:

Bitland has partnered with FoodCoin to bring blockchain technology to rural communities.

The goal of the partnership is to offer blockchain technologies to facilitate real-world interactions that improve human connections and add value to people’s lives. Bitland and FoodCoin will work together to make each company’s work more efficient and their long-term achievements stronger.

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Crypto Exhanges Monitored By Australian Financial Intelligence Agency

News, Regulation | December 11, 2017 By:

The Australian government has passed a new law that would regulate the activities of digital currency exchange service providers in the country.

The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Bill 2017, first filed with the Australian parliament in August, expands the scope of the Act to include regulation of digital currency exchange providers;

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