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Edward Snowden ‘Felt Like Buying Bitcoin’ While Traders Hunt for the Market Bottom

</header> <strong>Following three consecutive days of losses shedding $50 billion off the cryptoconomy, digital currency markets lost another $44 billion in a matter of hours on March 12. Not only did ‘Black Thursday’ wreck traditional markets, but gold and bitcoin felt the brunt as well. Amidst the sell-off, the whistleblower Edward Snowden said that he …

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Localcryptos Lets You Cash Out BTC P2P – Minus the KYC 

</header> <strong>If you’ve ever had a sudden need for fiat while all in crypto, you’ll understand the difficulty of cashing out without KYC-ing away your identity and that of your unborn children. Localbitcoins is now an AML hellhole, Bisq is great if you’re happy to wait two days for a trade, which leaves what exactly? …

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Traders Bemoan New Localbitcoins Identity Requirements

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Recent data shows that countries with corrupt governments have a strong correlation with Localbitcoins trade volumes. However, even though the over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace Localbitcoins has grown massive over the years, traders are complaining about heightened know-your-customer/anti-money laundering requirements. The exchange recently changed its KYC/AML guidelines on September 1 and users say more …

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A Bitcoin Cash Fork of Decentralized Exchange Bisq Is on the Horizon

<strong>Two Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community members recently offered up a bounty for someone to fork the decentralized trading platform Bisq using BCH as the native currency. Now it seems a programmer has started the project in order to port Bisq over to BCH with help from BCH developer Pokkst’s Bitcoincashj implementation. The project is still …

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Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On Monday, the Helsinki-based peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins announced it is adding several different identification processes in order to improve AML and KYC requirements. The move to bolster the new customer verification procedure follows Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) mandating supervision over exchange operations.</strong> Also read: Mineable Cryptocurrencies Are Far More Valuable …

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