Coinbase expands to Australia

Announcements | July 29, 2016 By:

Coinbase has announced the expansion of its services to Australia.

“We’re focused on creating an open financial system for the world, allowing people to easily buy and sell digital currencies anywhere in the world. Along with this launch in Australia, we are also making the ETH/BTC trading pair available on our professional trading platform GDAX to customers in Australia,” said Coinbase.


European Commission plans to create central database of bitcoin users

Regulation | July 28, 2016 By:

The European Commission is proposing the creation of a central database that will have records of bitcoin and virtual currency users’ identities and wallet addresses, which will be accessible to financial intelligence units of member countries.

“This proposal seeks to prevent the large-scale concealment of funds which can hinder the effective fight against financial crime,