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Russia’s Federal Tax Service officially stated that there is no legal prohibition to cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin and Blockchain entrepreneurs in Russia can heave a sigh of relief.
March 22nd’s morning saw an attack on Brussels, Belgium killing at least 34 people. Will virtual currencies be increasingly under the scanner as a result?
The European Union's law enforcement agency, Europol, has stated, in its recently published report, that the use of Bitcoin in financing terrorist activities has not been confirmed.
Despite Europol’s statement that anonymous currencies are hardly used by terrorists, the European Commission will propose stricter rules on encryption and payment privacy in a bid to curb the financing of terrorism.
A hacker sent $11,000 worth of Bitcoin stolen in a bank heist to Kurdish fighters in the Rojava region of Syria who are locked in a deadly battle with ISIS
India’s demonetisation has turned into a masochistic exercise where there is no end to pain and suffering in sight.
Active discussions over Encryption ban take a new turn as the US Intelligence Committee Leaders release Discussion draft of Encryption bill. Bitcoin community members ring alarm bells.
Long before the existence of cryptocurrencies, the virtual currency industry was plagued by the use of funds for terrorism, child pornography, and other forms of criminality.
German government wants to control Bitcoin transactions in order to prevent terrorism financing
Eris Industries, which develops software that allows anyone to build secure, low-cost data infrastructure using blockchain and smart contract technology, has ordered all its staff to depart the United Kingdom
Ghost Security Group, a counter terrorism network, is taking a stand against ISIS as they look to track the terrorists of Friday’s Paris attack.
What is “privacy”? Is there a right balance between privacy and mass surveillance? Does it matter, and if so, why? Are you a “bad” person if you want privacy?
The controversial section 215 of the Patriot Act which has allowed mass collection of American's phone call metadata is set for reform or expiry by the first of June, does it really matter?
A proposed UK bill could end anonymity in Bitcoin transactions by logging of all content accessed via UK ISPs. This will leave only services such as DarkWallet as truly anonymous options, placing them firmly in the sights of UK lawmakers seeking “the legal power to break into the encrypted communications of suspected t...
The US Department of Defense is launching a new project to investigate the threat posed by new technologies that could threaten national security which includes research into the potential dangers posed by virtual currencies.
The past couple of weeks have seen some interesting statements made regarding Bitcoin and terrorism. And no, it wasn't another hilarious attempt by Haaretz News to paint Bitcoin as a terrorist's favorite Internet app (though if it were, is that really a problem? Must orange juice be damned if a terrorist drinks it, too...
CoinTelegraph is looking for partners to take part in our bitcoin donation initiative for the victims of the series of terroristic attacks.
Are cryptocurrencies a real cyber threat of the future or real accomplices for terrorists? On the first glance it definitely seems ridiculous.
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