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Bitcoin Recap 11/30/17 - Coinbase ordered to report 14k users to IRS, new interview with former Mt. Gox CEO, and more!

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Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

November 30 · Issue #128 · 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 articles from today...
2017 Was The Year When Everyone (Finally) Learned Bitcoin Isn't Controlled By Miners
Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Coinbase ordered to report 14,355 users to the IRS - The Verge
Bitcoin's surge little comfort for burned Mt. Gox clients in international legal limbo | The Japan Times
170 cryptocurrency laundering cases suspected in half year from April jn Japan- Nikkei Asian Review
Bitcoin Is Sucking All the Oxygen - Bloomberg Gadfly
Bitcoin plunges 20% from its high
Fred Ehrsam on Twitter: "Coinbase now top 10 in the App Store"
Though His Kids Mock Him on Bitcoin, Treichl Predicts Crackdown - Bloomberg
Fed's Quarles: 'Serious financial stability issues' from bitcoin
Payment leaders skeptical on bitcoin
Blankfein Says It’s Too Soon for a Bitcoin Strategy - Bloomberg
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn: Bitcoin 'seems like a bubble'
The bitcoin boom is drawing Indian investors like never before — Quartz
Fed not developing digital currency, Williams says | Reuters
Bank of Canada releases white paper on merits of creating digital currency - The Globe and Mail
ECB tells banks to embrace instant payments to beat Bitcoin | Reuters
Blockstack Counterattacked a Phishing Attempt on Its ICO - CoinDesk
Bitcoin Dips Below $9,500 as Former ECB Official Calls Digital Currency a 'Scam' - TheStreet
Get ready for a wave of Bitcoin forks | Ars Technica
Bitcoin 'Odds-On' To Be Accepted By McDonald's At End Of 2018, But Could It Break $20,000?
MimbleWimble as a Sidechain to Monero
Bitcoin Mania: Even Grandma Wants In on the Action - WSJ
Bitcoin #4 and Coinbase #6 on Google Trend : Bitcoin
Traffic to Bitcoin's Wikipedia article hit an all-time high yesterday (Nov. 28): 144K visits, and the day before had 123K visits. For those thinking of selling, consider how many of these people who just looked up Bitcoin and bothered to go to Wikipedia then went to buy some [Original link below] : Bitcoin
Worldstar posted about Bitcoin (14m followers) : Bitcoin
Bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Bitcoin Volatility Intensifies While Exchanges Struggle With Demand - Bloomberg
Don't invest recklessly : Bitcoin
Go ahead and dabble in bitcoin -- if you're OK with losing everything - Chicago Tribune
There are many reasons to be cautious about bitcoin
Bitcoin adoption and dark web economy stories...
Yahoo's new dedicated cryptocurrency tracker : Bitcoin
Mystery of the poison pills
Now you can pay your rent in bitcoin
Bitcoin Goes to the Big Four: PwC Accepts First Digital-Currency Payment - WSJ
Bitcoin technical stories from today...
Evidence some bitcoin address generation code is using discoverable private keys : Bitcoin
Bitcoin company stories from today...
Gemini blocks sending/receiving BTC to their exchange due to, "an extreme delay in block mining on the Bitcoin network" 18:18 UTC Nov 30th : Bitcoin
Coinbase app says bitcoin purchases unavailable right now : Bitcoin
Altcoin and ICO stories from today...
ICO bubble is bursting even as bitcoin price rises
Europe draws in nearly half of funds raised via initial coin offerings - report | Reuters
Just 400%? Willy Woo's Math for Insane Crypto Returns - CoinDesk
More Devs, More Destruction: Another Zcash Crypto Ceremony Is Underway - CoinDesk
Regulation, Taxation Loom Over Crypto Investors - CoinDesk
ICO Pros Call for Self-Regulation Citing SEC Risk - CoinDesk
Bitcoin regulation stories from today...
No problem with regulation, but bitcoin enthusiasts urge official exchanges | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online
U.K. Won't Accept Cryptocurrency for Tax Bills, Minister Says - CoinDesk
Other stories from today...
11 biggest names in crypto
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