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Crypto Use in Terrorism ‘a Growing Problem,’ Yellen Says

Cryptocurrencies used for illicit purposes are a “growing problem,” Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Wednesday. “I see the promise of these new technologies, but I also see the reality: cryptocurrencies have been used to launder the profits of online drug traffickers; they’ve been a tool to finance terrorism,” she said in her opening remarks. She …

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Gaming sites are still letting streamers profit from hate

Enlarge MrLonelyWalker | Getty Images In today’s attention economy, platforms are megaphones and audiences are income. Shut off the megaphone and the income goes away. Bad guy go bye-bye. Throughout the last year, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and beyond have reckoned with their social responsibility not to amplify and monetize hate in what has become known …

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Alt-Right Groups Received $500K in BTC Month Before Capitol Riot: Chainalysis

Alt-right extremist groups and a handful of personalities linked to last week’s storming of the U.S. Capitol building received a bitcoin donation worth about $522,000 one month before the D.C. siege, according to crypto tracing firm Chainalysis. Chainalysis explained in a Thursday blog post that an unnamed French blogger sent 28.15 BTC to 22 wallets …

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YouTube star Mr Beast, with 50M subscribers, becomes a verified Brave browser publisher

Jimmy Donaldson, aka “Mr Beast,” a prominent YouTuber boasting 50.2 million subscribers and 8.5 billion total views, now owns a verified Brave browser account — potentially exposing some of his enormous audience to virtual currency. Donaldson is not new to crypto and is believed to have made a considerable amount of money via cryptocurrency investments. …

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Pewdiepie Joins the Blockchain AR Game Wallem, Players Can Buy Youtube Star’s NFT Skin

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>The world-famous gamer and Youtuber, Pewdiepie is getting involved with another blockchain project called Wallem, a 3D augmented reality video game that uses non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for skins and items. The game also rewards players with an Ethereum-based …

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