Crypto Task Force Formed By New York

News, Regulation | January 3, 2019 By:

Clyde Vanel, an assemblyman of the New York state (NYS) legislature, has announced that the state will officially launch a task force to study how to properly regulate, define and use cryptocurrency.

Last month, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed “The Digital Currency Study Bill” into law,

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Iran Criminalizes Use Of Telegram’s Gram Cryptocurrency

News, Regulation | January 2, 2019 By:

The government of Iran has criminalized the use of Gram, the native cryptocurrency of instant messaging app Telegram.

Launched in 2013, Telegram is an encrypted, cloud-based instant messaging service with over 200 million active users. The company raised almost $2 billion in two rounds of private funding last year to build its own blockchain network called the Telegram Open Network (TON) with tokens built-in to enable much faster transaction speeds than rival blockchain networks.

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Crypto Firm Horizen, Cripto Conserje Partner To Battle Refugee Crisis In Latin America

News | December 28, 2018 By:

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Horizen has partnered with non-profit blockchain firm Cripto Conserje to fight the refugee crisis in Latin America and help communities in need.

Horizen, formerly ZenCash, is a privacy coin for decentralized and borderless transactions and communications. The company’s blockchain platform enables real-life uses beyond its currency,

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