Bitcoin

Provisions: how Bitcoin exchanges can prove their solvency
freedom-to-tinker.com

Millions of Bitcoin users store their bitcoins with online exchanges (e.g. Coinbase, Kraken) which store bitcoins on their customers' behalf. They present an interface that looks somewhat like an online bank, allowing users to ...

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UK telco TalkTalk hacked, hackers demand Bitcoin ransom ...
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British communications company TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC has experienced a serious data breach with the alleged hackers behind the hack demanding a ransom in Bitcoin. The breaches (there were remarkably three ...

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TalkTalk Hackers Demanded £80K in Bitcoin — Krebs on ...
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TalkTalk, a British phone and broadband provider with more than four million customers, disclosed Friday that intruders had hacked its Web site and may have stolen personal and financial data. Sources close to the ...

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Gemini Is New York's First Bitcoin Exchange | PJ Lifestyle
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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have launched a New York-based Bitcoin exchange called Gemini.

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Bitcoin is Exempt from VAT, Rules European Court of Justice
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The European court first looked into bitcoin taxation in June last year after the Skatterverket – Sweden's tax office – challenged a court decision that ruled bitcoin transactions in the country should be exempt from VAT, ...

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Bitcoin is officially tax-free in Europe - The Next Web
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The European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday that Bitcoin and other virtual currencies can be exchanged tax free.

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Federal agent gets six years in prison for extorting bitcoins ...
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A US federal agent placed on a Silk Road taskforce has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for illegally soliciting Bitcoin payments during his investigations. Former Drug Enforcement...

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Bitcoin-Stealing DEA Agent Sentenced to Over Six Years in ...
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Carl Force, a DEA agent who helped bring down online black market The Silk Road whilst also plundering hundreds of thousands of dollars in Bitcoin will be spending the next 78 months in prison, a judge decided today.

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Bitcoin exchange Cryptsy may have gone full Mt Gox ...
siliconangle.com

Bitcoin and altcoin exchange Cryptsy (Project Investors, Inc.) may be in a serious trouble with one report over the weekend claiming that the exchange is refusing to allow users to cash out. A report from The Merkle goes as far ...

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