Cryptocurrency markets are poised to finish the week mostly lower with Bitcoin (BTC) falling 1.17% since last Friday to roughly USD$3,650. In major crypto news this week, Binance launched a new exchange venture on the British self-governing island of Jersey that will target European users and feature crypto trading against both the euro and the British pound. Tom Emmer also made headlines in crypto news this week when the Republican lawmaker from Minnesota introduced House Bill 0185, a piece of legislation with bipartisan support that would effectively protect certain cryptocurrency startup from state-level money transmission laws.
Also in cryptocurrency news this week, US-based BTC ATM operator Coinme announced a partnership with Coinstar to sell BTC at the latter’s thousands of coin counting kiosks in grocery stores across the United States. Finally, Brave Browser, an ICO funded Internet browser whose Basic Attention Token (BAT) is the 34th largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, announced the launch of a feature that allows users to elect to view up to 20 advertisements per day and rewards the user with 70% of the advertising revenue.