Blockchain Today

Philippines Authorities Warned of Forsage Ponzi Scheme

July 6th, 2020|

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recommended users of the unauthorized Ethereum-application -Forsage to immediately stop any operations with the company due to signs of a multi-level financial pyramid (MLM), reports Decrypt. According to the SEC, "Forsage’s so-called smart [...]

US Internal Revenue Service Seeks Tools to Track Anonymous Cryptocurrencies

July 3rd, 2020|

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched an investigative pilot program that seeks to find tools to track various types of cryptocurrency transactions. These include software for analyzing private coins and second-level protocols such as the Lightning Network, [...]

US Court Equated Coinbase With Traditional Banking Institutions

July 2nd, 2020|

A U.S. court classified Coinbase as a traditional bank after the exchange revealed its customer information at the request of the FBI. This decision was made when considering the appeal of Richard Gratkowski, sentenced to 5 years and 10 months [...]

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Association News

Blockchain Association Announces Gallant Exchange as Latest Approved Member

July 7th, 2020|

July 7th 2020, The Blockchain Association today announces Gallant Exchange as its latest approved member. The company joins a growing list of digital asset exchanges, which are committed to upholding the highest standards of commercial honor and best business practices [...]

Expert Committee Member Simon Grunfeld Launches New Digital Asset Exchange

June 25th, 2020|

June 25, 2020, The Blockchain Association today announces that Blockchain Expert Committee (BEC) member Simon Grunfeld has launched the Gallant Exchange, a NYC based Sports and Crypto start-up focusing on retail trading and sports fan engagement. With the new role [...]

Blockchain Association Announces StormGain as Latest Approved Member

February 26th, 2020|

February 26th, 2019, The Blockchain Association today announces Stormgain as its latest approved member. The company joins a growing list of digital asset firms that are committed to upholding the highest standards of commercial honor and best business practices in [...]

Expert Opinion

How to Avoid Common Fraud Involving Cryptocurrency

August 22nd, 2019|

The nature of limited supply for many digital assets and other commodity-like qualities coupled with network effects and market inefficiencies helps create extreme volatility in many cases and as can be seen historically. In addition to market risk, crypto-assets can [...]

What’s the Story with Ethereum?

June 28th, 2019|

This article was originally published in Medium. It is reposted here with permission from the author. Ethereum is an open-source and public platform for creating decentralised online services that work on the basis of smart contracts. The platform is decentralised, based [...]

What’s the Story with Ripple?

June 28th, 2019|

This article was originally published in Medium. It is reposted here with permission from the author. Ripple Overview Ripple is a cryptocurrency platform for payment systems, which focusses on transactions without chargebacks to proceed payments directly, secure and very fast. [...]