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US Government Sanctions Two Chinese Nationals in Connection With Lazarus Group Hack

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned two Chinese nationals accused of laundering cryptocurrency that was stolen in a 2018 crypto exchange hack. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned two Chinese nationals accused of laundering cryptocurrency that was stolen in a 2018 […]

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Blockchain, Power and Politics: How Decentralization Engenders Freedom

The distribution of political power could be reshaped by blockchain, which provides a decentralized alternative to existing structures. The 21st century world is connected, but not centered. These are both good things. Connections link people, cultures and ideas. Indeed, all the great advances in human history have been the result of social and economic networks.Without […]

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Coinbase Files to Close Its Political Action Committee

U.S. crypto exchange Coibnase has filed to close down its political action committee. Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has filed to close its political action committee (PAC) on April 3.According to a filing with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) — the regulatory agency in charge of enforcing election laws — Coinbase’s PAC received no […]