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Bitcoin Recap 01/18/18 - South Korean regulator accused of insider trading on bitcoin, Regulatory news out of Europe and South Korea, and more!


Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

January 18 · Issue #153 · View online

Kyle Torpey has been a full-time Bitcoin writer and researcher since early 2014. Currently, he contributes regularly to Forbes and CoinJournal. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, VICE Motherboard, Nasdaq, and many other media outlets. Additionally, Kyle goes over the day's top Bitcoin stories in a daily YouTube show and podcast, which can be found at

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Kyle Torpey's content from today...
“Bitcoin Laundering” Study: Where Do Criminals Turn to Mask Illicit Cryptoassets?
Bitcoin wallet Blockchain launches buy and sell options in the US |
Kyle Torpey on Twitter: "To the #bitcoin skeptics: This is what it looks like when an actual Ponzi scheme falls apart."
Kyle Torpey on Twitter: "Behind every @rogerkver tweet, there's a @lopp tweet to tell you why it's complete bullshit."
Kyle Torpey on Twitter: "Hope the value of undisclosed access to each compromised account is less than $100."
Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Korean Regulator Investigating Staff Insider Trading of Cryptocurrencies - CoinDesk
France, Germany to make joint bitcoin regulation proposal at G20 summit | Reuters
South Korea considers shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges | Reuters
Korea FTC Chair: Closing cryptocurency exchanges "unrealistic" |
Old hands in South Korea Bitcoin market unfazed by threats of ban | Reuters
IMF Calls for Global Talks on Cryptocurrencies - Bloomberg
Bitcoin-mining company to open data center with $500K cash investment from Virginia Beach | Business |
Bitcoin Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million for Security Push - Bloomberg
Simple Schnorr Multi-Signatures with Applications to Bitcoin
Hackers Have Walked Off With About 14% of Big Digital Currencies - Bloomberg
Blockchain ETF Pioneer Expects Bitcoin-Linked Fund by Mid-Year - Bloomberg
The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is launching a crypto data product for Wall Street - Business Insider
Virtual currency meets finance in glitzy Swiss resort | Reuters
Hawala Operators, Ransomware Hackers Now Demand Payment in Bitcoins - News18
Don't Expect the Crypto-Futures Revolution to Stop at Bitcoin - Bloomberg
Crypto Derivatives Targeted by EU Regulator Weighing Curbs - Bloomberg
More bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Blockchain Capital's Bogart Says Bitcoin Correction Not That Big Yet – Bloomberg
Speculation lays foundation for innovation: Placeholder Capital's Chris Burniske on bitcoin
Morgan Stanley Joins Goldman Sachs in Clearing Bitcoin Futures - Bloomberg
'One big winner' to rule the cryptocurrency space
Where the world's biggest banks and investors stand on bitcoin - Business Insider
3 (Possible) Reasons the Crypto Markets Tanked This Week - CoinDesk
Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Goes Hyperbolic on Latest Price Forecast - Bloomberg
Credit Suisse: Bitcoin's fair value is almost half its current price - Business Insider
Shorts on top as January Cboe bitcoin futures settle | Reuters
"Go Piss Off" - Brawl Breaks Out On CNBC Over Bitcoin | Zero Hedge
More bitcoin adoption stories...
European Central Bank on Twitter: "Could #bitcoin offer a viable alternative to traditional currencies? Join in our third #ECBYouthDialogue and tell us what you think! If you…"
Bitcoin just appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden! :-) : Bitcoin
Bitcoin machines a hit in Hong Kong - ASEAN/East Asia | The Star Online
How Many People Use Bitcoin? Updated for 2018 - Bitcoin Market Journal
Bitcoin Now Accepted as Church Offering in Switzerland Despite Fears of Cryptocurrency Bubble
More bitcoin technical stories from today...
Scaling Bitcoin to One Billion Users, Part I | Bitslog
More bitcoin industry stories from today...
Defiant Optimism Prevails at Bitcoin Conference in Miami - Bloomberg
WhalePanda on Twitter: "🍿🍿For the record: there are no reports of Poloniex losing or getting their user database hacked. There would be way more reports about it. A…"
GDAX Starts BCH Trading, Users Angry About Focus | News | Cointelegraph
Poloniex Displaying Incorrect Customer Balances, Exper... | News | Cointelegraph
Buy Bitcoin with credit card in your wallet – The BTC Blog
You Can Now ShapeShift Between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash in the BitPay and Copay Wallets
Introducing Zebpay 2.0 – Zebpay Blog
More bitcoin dark web, hacking, and scam stories...
Two Jacksonville college students pleaded guilty to stealing more than $4 million in the digital currency bitcoin from now-defunct darknet market Sheep Marketplace.
Iowan Narrowly Escapes CryptoCurrency Ponzi Scheme |
Techie held for duping several bitcoin investors of Rs 42 lakh | Pune News - Times of India
Bitcoin Craze: How Fraudsters Are Fooling Investors With Fake Cryptocurrency - News18
Chinese Bitcoin Investor Offer 1 BTC Bounty for Over 1 Million BTM Stolen | NEWS.8BTC.COM
Bitcoin's fluctuations are too much for even ransomware cybercriminals | Technology | The Guardian
“State is the main regulator of our activity” – says Hydra admin - Deep Dot Web
More altcoin and ICO stories from today...
Ledger-to-Ledger? Hardware Wallet Integrates with Decentralized Exchange - CoinDesk
Antpool Adds Support for Siacoin Mining Amid Bitmain Miner Launch - CoinDesk
Global markets watchdog issues warning on initial coin offerings | Reuters
Chart-topping fitness app 'Sweatcoin' secures funding | Reuters
More bitcoin regulation stories from today...
U.S. financial crime fighters eye overseas virtual currency platforms: official | Reuters
LIVE MARKETS-Told you so! Watchdog berates French TV star after Bitcoin slump | Reuters
Swiss task force to look into blockchain oversight | Reuters
UPDATE 1-Slovenia cbank warns about virtual currency risks | Reuters
Unconfirmed bitcoin stories from today...
A note to my hackers : Bitcoin
Is CryptoRuble Back? Launch Set For Mid-2019, Says Rus... | News | Cointelegraph
Belarus to make cryptocurrencies legal and Tax free
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