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Anonymity used to come to the Premium… until now. ADAMANT is here, folks!

There is no denying, the world we currently live in has become completely infatuated with all kind of social networks. Anonymity is now a privilege and some may argue, nearly impossible to achieve. Advertisers do track your internet habits across all your devices: tablets, laptops and smartphones – gathering the information on everything from your shopping patterns to the web browsing. Not to forget the numerous controversies about what Internet companies should be allowed to track and sell to third parties. Messenger applications have also come under scrutiny and back in 2016. When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden said that despite...

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Why 36% of Bitcoiners will commit tax fraud

As the world’s leading cryptocurrency, Bitcoin has provided incredible levels of profit for its investors, particularly long-term investors, some of whom have seen their initial deposit appreciate by over 9000% with recent spikes in interest. Even a recent investor would have seen the value of their coins double in just the last couple of months. However, come tax season, there is apt to be some confusion among investors about how they go about declaring it. At present, over half the population don’t even know whether or not it is legal in the United States to own Bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies,...

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Mufti says Bitcoin is forbidden

The Grand Mufti of Egypt this week called for Bitcoin, and other forms of cryptocurrency, to be banned in the country, stating that this type of digital currency is not permitted under Islam. Shawki Allam, Egypt’s highest-ranking Muslim cleric and an authority on Islamic law and tradition, said that trading in cryptocurrency was comparable to gambling, which is strictly forbidden. He said that, like gambling, Bitcoin is directly responsible for bringing about the financial ruin of families, businesses, and individuals. Sources in Egypt, including the daily newspaper, Al-Ahram, report that Shawki Allam has issued a fatwa that Bitcoin should be...

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Why Pension Funds Could Soon Invest In Bitcoin

Bitcoin has had a huge year, and just days after bankers began pressuring African central banks to allocate their reserves to Bitcoin, a consulting firm and a pension fund have put the case forward for institutional investments in cryptocurrencies. According to a research paper written by a hedge fund consultant and a pension fund investor have written that Bitcoin is largely unregulated which makes it very volatile and difficult to hold, but should be included in institutional investors portfolios. Jim Kyung-Soo Liew, who is a finance professor at Johns Hopkins’Carey Business School, and chief executive officer of SoKat Consulting, and...

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Cryptocurrencies Break Through $800Billion!

The year has only just begun, and already the cryptocurrency markets have surged to a new all-time high, going above $800Billion USD, meaning the market has gained over $200billion in just four days. It might come as no surprise that top of that list is Bitcoin, which is trading above $17,300. Bitcoin Cash did well as well, and rose nearly 10% in the last 24 hours, taking it to $2,750. Despite this though, Bitcoin is no longer nearly as dominant as it was once before. In fact it has fallen to just 36% of the entire market. The reason for...

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