Author: Bitcoinia

A Crypto Apocalypse Wipes Out $20 Billion in 24 Hours

Almost $20 billion has been lost in 24 hours; Bitcoin Cash is dying, its Big Brother not far behind. Yesterday’s crypto free-fall has continued unabated sending all cryptocurrencies to their lowest levels for well over a year. Total market capitalization is back to August 2017 levels making the end of year crypto surge feel like […]

Study: ‘Compliance Trilemma’ Limits Potential of ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are facing a regulatory “compliance trilemma,” according to a recent study funded the government of Canada and the University of British Columbia (UBC). To prepare the report, the research team investigated the ICO space over the course of six months, focusing primarily on North America, but also delving into some other […]

SEC Slaps Paragon, Airfox ICOs With $250,000 Fine

US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeated calls for ICO token issuers to comply with securities laws November 16 as it enforced penalties against Paragon and AirFox. Paragon, Airfox Will Lose Millions In a statement, the SEC appeared to seek a balance between permissiveness and enforcement of “well-established” rules as it confirmed legal […]

Major Indian Crypto Exchange CEO Openly Asks Gov’t to Regulate Crypto

Nischal Shetty, the CEO of Indian crypto exchange WazirX, has reached out to a top lawmaker to look into the regulation of Bitcoin and similar digital assets. The blockchain entrepreneur requested India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley to focus more on crypto’s potential benefits than its minimalistic misuses. Saying that every industry is prone to have […]