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Brian Wilson Meets Francis Hunt at Anarchapulco 2019

Crypto Daily’s Brian Wilson was lucky enough to attend the 2019 Anarchapulco conference in Acapulco, Mexico in February. The conference brought together a bunch of like-minded libertarians in order to allow for open, honest and transparent debate within topics surrounding anarchy. Of course, cryptocurrency falls into this - a decentralised form of value not owned or facilitated by banks or central governments, in its full essence, crypto is an anarchists dream which is why Anarchapulco hosted it’s very own crypto stage, featuring prolific individuals drafted in to discuss the beauty of crypto and blockchain technology. There were several speakers at...

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How Europe Is Paving The Way For Adoption

The adoption of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency is something that is highly anticipated by almost everyone involved in the industry. Now, it seems that adoption is getting a boost in Slovenia and Croatia with the number of stores that are accepting cryptocurrencies being on the rise. Starting with merchants in one of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes in Europe, Elipay has now been implemented in three hundred stores in Slovenia and has started to expand into Croatia following approval by the nation’s central bank. The adoption of cryptocurrency has been growing at a fast rate in Slovenia. Elipay by the...

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SEC Accept That Not All ICOs Are Securities

Even though there will be some strict conditions, one business travel company will be allowed to sell cryptocurrency tokens. The United States-based company received a published letter from the SEC earlier this week which was a response to a prior letter from the firm's lawyer. This is an “about face” for the SEC as their director (Jay Clayton), in the past has claimed that almost every token he has ever come across is security but Jay Clayton recently softened his stance on Ethereum. The letter, sent to the firm TurnKey Jet, outlines the conditions under which the SEC has decided...

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Is Coinbase Bias Towards XRP?

One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world has just started to offer international remittance services with Ripple’s XRP and USDC which has been considered a controversial move as some believe that it is just a plain and obvious advertisement for the xRapid service and project’s native token, XRP. You may have already heard about it by now but yes, Coinbase has launched free international remittance services with XRP. The United States based exchange announced earlier this week that it will now allow its users to send money across the world using XRP and USDC, all for free. Furthermore,...

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Bitcoin Isn’t Money, It’s A Protocol

Even though it’s still in its infancy, Bitcoin is a popular asset in the world of modern financing but the concept behind it is over a decade old. The double spending problem has been fixed meaning that it is possible to use a digital certificate to replace money and be sure that no one else can spend that certificate as long as you hold it. This is an unprecedented paradigm shift, the implication of which are not yet fully understood and for which the tools do not yet exist to fully take advantage of this emerging idea. This kind of...

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