Satoshi Nakamoto’s Real Identity is Probably Known by US Intelligence Agencies It’s not often a journalist in the financial tech arena has cause to contact the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), but this week proved reason enough. Keeping normal business hours, the CIA’s Office of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Two Japanese virtual currency exchanges, Tokyo GateWay and Mr. Exchange will be shutting down operations and returning members cash and cryptocurrency holdings. The two exchanges are following the lead of three other Japanese exchanges, Raimu, Bit Station, and bitExpress which have also announced that they will be ceasing operations in Japan. Last year Japan
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission stated on Wednesday that plenty of online trading platforms for cryptocurrencies should be registered with the regulator and thus subject to additional rules in a further sign regulators are now cracking down on the virtual currency sector. In a statement released earlier, the Securities
The Chinese government is moving to block domestic access to overseas sites that offer services for cryptocurrency trading and ICO investments. A report tied to the People’s Bank of China indicates that authorities there are stepping up on a crackdown that began roughly a year ago. “To prevent serious financial