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Bail Bloc Founder Says How Monero Mining Can Help ICE Detainees

One cryptocurrency project is using Monero (XMR) to give undocumented immigrants a better shot at a fair treatment in the United States judicial system. The Bail Bloc project collects cryptocurrency to help people get out of pretrial incarceration for cases with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Unlike conventional charities, Bail Bloc doesn’t …

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Australian Uni Partners With Ripple on Blockchain Law Courses

The Australian National University (ANU)’s law school will roll out two new courses in its Masters program next year exploring the impact of blockchain on the legal field.  The courses are being developed with the assistance of Ripple’s Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) — a program that seeks to collaborate with universities to examine emerging trends …

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Major South Korean Bank Prepares to Launch Crypto Services as Government Green-Lights Regulation

While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites for Remote Crypto Jobs If you are on the lookout for a job in these pressing times, when the coronavirus pandemic has limited public movement and shut down businesses, it’s worth exploring opportunities to work from the relative safety of your home. The number … read more. The …

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Telegram Denied: Court Sides With SEC, Grants Injunction Against Issuing GRAMs

A United States District Court has granted an injunction against Telegram, preventing the company from issuing its GRAM tokens at the present time. Court says that GRAMS are securities under Howey test Per a March 24 filing granting the Securities and Exchange Commission’s request for a preliminary injunction, the Court wrote that: “The Court finds …

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Court rejects Trump’s ongoing fight to block critics on Twitter

Sponsored Links Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images President Trump’s attempt to overturn a ruling that prevents him from blocking Twitter critics has been shot down — at least for now. An appeals court has denied the Trump administration’s request for a review of the decision after a majority of judges decided a review wasn’t necessary. …

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‘Dreams’ player forced to remove his fan-made Mario assets

Sponsored Links @Piece_of_Craft Sony’s long-awaited Dreams arrived earlier this year, a LittleBigPlanet-esque wonderland in which players can build almost any kind of world they can imagine — but only if it doesn’t infringe on copyright, apparently. According to Dreams content creator @Piece_of_Craft, “a big video game company” has come after him for his use of …

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Ripple Court Ruling May Expand Legal Action Potential Against Crypto

A California court has argued that cryptocurrencies that are not securities may be subject to federal laws targeting unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (UDAAP) during a Feb. 26 hearing for a consolidated class action against Ripple Labs Inc. During the Feb. 26 hearing, the court asserted that transactions involving cryptocurrencies that are not …

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US Woman Funding ISIS With Bitcoin Gets 13-Year Jail Sentence

A United States federal court has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 13 years in jail for laundering money for ISIS using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Per a Department of Justice announcement on March 13, Zoobia Shahnaz of Long Island received a 13-year sentence for working to fund the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham through …

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Belarus Wants Authorization to Seize Crypto from Criminals

Amid countries increasingly auctioning Bitcoin (BTC) seized in law enforcement actions, some jurisdictions are fighting for authorization to confiscate crypto. A state authority in Belarus wants lawmakers to authorize them to seize cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin from criminals. The Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus, a centralized system of state law enforcement agencies, is purportedly …

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6 Crypto Websites Blocked by Russia’s Media Watchdog, Including News Outlet

</header> <strong>In what seems to be another episode in a long-running campaign, the Russian telecom regulator has</strong><strong> restricted access to at least six websites posting content related to cryptocurrencies. </strong><strong>Тhe forum section of Bits.media, a leading crypto news outlet</strong><strong>, is among the internet pages that have been blacklisted this month. </strong> Also read: Russians Can …

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