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India's Bitcoin Trading Volume Plummets amid Banks' Blockade of Exchanges

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Regulatory and bank challenges are pressuring cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, as evidenced by a 90% decline in volume on bitcoin trading platforms. The Reserve Bank of India, its central bank, has not put the hammer down on trader accounts, but Indian banks have taken a two-pronged approach that's denting trading activity, including closing bitcoin exchange accounts and limiting...

South Korean Regulators Conduct Onsite Inspections of Bitcoin Exchanges Following Youbit Hack

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South Korean authorities have begun conducting onsite inspections of domestic bitcoin exchanges following the hack of Korean exchange Youbit earlier this month. Korean Regulators Conduct Onsite Inspections of Bitcoin Exchanges According to an official notice published by the Office for Government Policy Coordination, regulators conducted onsite inspections of more than a dozen bitcoin exchanges...

Colbitex, Colombia's First Bitcoin Exchange Released In Testnet

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On June 3, 2016, Colombia's first Bitcoin exchange, Colbitex, launched in testnet. The Colombian market seems to have all the right characteristics for increased adoption and the embrace of exchanges. Time will tell. The Vision For Colbitex The project was founded by Roman Parra, an industrial production engineer and marketing specialist, and Carlos Mesa, a computer systems engineer. When...

Estonian Supreme Court Holds Landmark Public Hearing on Bitcoin Case

Estonia’s Supreme Court began a public hearing on the case of Dutchman Otto de Voogd, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, who is facing fines upward of €32,000 and jail time for not disclosing information about his Bitcoin associated clients. In a case that began 2 years ago, Voogd was repeatedly questioned for data in regards to his business by Estonian officials and was forced to shut his cryptocurrency...

Bitcoin Survey: 1 in 4 Bitcoin Users Defrauded by Exchanges

It is always interesting to learn about the Bitcoin community with a good 'ole survey every few months, and this Spring is no different. Bitcoin in Ireland is producing this global survey and intends to get feedback from over one thousand Bitcoin owners over the next couple of months. We have the preliminary results of a sample of about one hundred and fifty respondents so far. Bitcoin survey...

Bitcoin News in Review: Ditching USD, Bitcoin Bills, Exchange Audits, and More

Bitcoin News in Review: Ditching USD, Bitcoin Bills, Exchange Audits, and More

Happy Sunday, and welcome back to another Bitcoin News in Review, where we feature some of the top stories of the week here on CryptoCoins News. This week (17 August - 24 August), Amagi Metals decided to ditch the US dollar for Bitcoin, Australians paid over $100,000 in bills with Bitcoin, OKCoin passed a Proof of Reserves audit, and more. Check out this Bitcoin News in Review after the break...

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