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Could A Loophole Allow Blockchain To Continue Despite India’s Crypto Ban?

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) has released a report and a draft bill proposing a complete ban on cryptocurrency recently. The report details the extremely harsh (and undeserved) punishment that an Indian citizen could face if they buy, sell or hold a cryptocurrency. India’s Blanket Ban The rumours have been floating around the space for months now but we’re still pretty much in the dark about what it would exactly entail. An unofficial document was published earlier this month which was an alleged draft dubbed, “Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Assets”. According to the supposed ac, no person...

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Ethereum Development Suite Truffle CEO Talks About Blockchain, Libra & TruffleCon

In a new interview from CryptoSlate, the CEO and co-founder of the Ethereum development environment Truffle, Tim Coulter talked about the testing framework, asset pipeline and of course, the project itself. The co-founder also talked about what is going down at the Microsoft Campus in Seattle in a few weeks time with the second annual TruffleCon, an event made for developers on Ethereum. Before blockchain though, Coulter started his career specialising in software testing and developer support, which became extremely valuable in the early days of blockchain development. He’s now surrounded by a high-calibre team who are paving the way...

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Crypto As A College Credit: The Rise Of Blockchain And Crypto Education

By: Mickael Azoulay, CEO of Generic  College courses used to consist of the classics, such as classes related to science, fine arts, business, and engineering. As we are now fully submerged in the digital age, with technology as our primary lifeline, educational institutions and occupations have adapted to offer more tech-inspired opportunities. College campuses across America have expanded their curricula to include a wide array of subject areas, including coding and robotics, the iconic age of the selfie, the sociology of Miley Cyrus, and, of course, crypto and blockchain.  As crypto’s 10th birthday party has come and gone, despite last...

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SEC Won’t Be Taking Further Action On Crypto Gaming Firm

The gaming rewards firm, Pocketful of Quarters (PoQ) can finally sit back and relax today as the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it will not be taking any legal action against the company. This marks the second time that the SEC has issued a no-action notice to a token seller. The Chief Legal Officer for the SEC’s FinHub, Jonathan Ingram wrote in the notice. “Based on the facts presented, the Division will not recommend enforcement action to the Commission if, in reliance on your opinion as counsel that the Quarters are not securities, PoQ offers and sells...

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ICON Releases Yellow Paper Updates Outlining New Incentives Model

ICON, the decentralized “blockchain of blockchains” has published a new yellow paper which describes in detail some changes to the incentives and governance of its network. The overall goal of the changes is to encourage true decentralization across the ICON platform.  Preparing for Public Representatives elections ICON is currently on a path to decentralization, which it calls ICONSENSUS. Within any decentralized network, there is a need to ensure that incentives are aligned across all participants. Furthermore, there should be no incentive for participants to collude against the good of the network. This has been a consistent problem with EOS, where...

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