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DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding

A New York woman has been indicted for attempting to provide financial support to the ISIS terrorist grou in a scheme that prosecutors say involved the purchase of cryptocurrencies using fraudulently obtained credit cards. Zoobia Shahnaz of Long Island, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York said …

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Mimblewimble’s Small Step: Grin Raises Funds for New Development

The most active software implementation of the much-anticipated mimblewimble technology is launching its first fundraising campaign. Mimblewimble has gained notoriety as a way to improve the privacy and scalability of blockchains broadly, but also for the Harry Potter references that have long cloaked its developers in secrecy (the protocol’s name comes from …

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Survey: Most Bitcoin Investors Expect Even Fatter Returns in 2018

Most bitcoin investors in the U.S. are expecting the cryptocurrency to perform even better next year than this year’s seventeen-fold appreciation, according to a newly published survey. LendEDU, a digital student loan startup which has now published four such surveys asking various questions about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, polled 565 Americans between …

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