How Binance Helps Legal Authorities Take Down Cybercriminals Laundering Illicit Funds

According to the latest UN statistics, global money laundering transactions reach up to $2 trillion a year. A small fraction of that huge amount passes through the digital assets ecosystem, and responsible actors in it are working to bring that down even more. As the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, Binance has especially taken it upon… Continue reading How Binance Helps Legal Authorities Take Down Cybercriminals Laundering Illicit Funds

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Opposes Governments Regulating Crypto

Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks governments should not try to regulate cryptocurrency. “I would say, do nothing,” he recommended. Musk believes that it is not possible to destroy crypto, but governments can “slow down its advancement.” Elon Musk Says Governments Should ‘Do Nothing’ and Leave Crypto Alone Tesla CEO Elon Musk discussed cryptocurrency and China… Continue reading Tesla CEO Elon Musk Opposes Governments Regulating Crypto

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Nigerian Central Bank Digital Currency Website Goes Live

According to reports from Nigeria, the official website for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s e-naira digital currency is now up and running. The reports come just a few days before the start of the central bank digital currency (CBDC) rollout. E-Naira Similar to Physical Currency An analysis by regional news outlet This Day suggests… Continue reading Nigerian Central Bank Digital Currency Website Goes Live

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Alibaba Suspends Sale of Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has announced it will no longer allow the sale of cryptocurrency mining gear on its platform. The sales behemoth made this announcement yesterday via its official website. The move is a direct consequence of the latest ban the Chinese government has applied to cryptocurrency trading and mining. Other institutions and… Continue reading Alibaba Suspends Sale of Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware

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South Africa Working Group Releases New Position Paper Calling for Regulation of Crypto Asset Providers

South Africa’s Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG) has a released new position paper that calls for the regulation of the country’s cryptocurrency ecosystem. In the document, the IFWG, which is a creation of the South Africa Reserve Bank (SARB), recommends “a staged approach to bring crypto-assets within the regulatory remit through the regulation of crypto… Continue reading South Africa Working Group Releases New Position Paper Calling for Regulation of Crypto Asset Providers

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South African University Professor Urges Country to ‘Finalize Cryptocurrency Policy’

A professor with the University of Johannesburg, Rabelani Dagada, has urged South Africa to finalize its cryptocurrency public policy if the country still wants to become a hub for digital currency innovation. History Will Repeat Itself In an opinion published by Itweb, Dagada warned South African authorities that the continued efforts to stifle cryptocurrencies will… Continue reading South African University Professor Urges Country to ‘Finalize Cryptocurrency Policy’

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