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Encryption-busting law passed in Australia may have global privacy implications

Encryption-busting law passed in Australia may have global privacy implications Controversial laws have been passed in Australia which oblige tech companies to allow the police to access encrypted messages, undermining the privacy of encryption with potentially global effects. The post Encryption-busting law passed in Australia may have global privacy implications …

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US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation

US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation Two congressmen from Florida and North Carolina have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed to help prevent cryptocurrency price manipulation. Representatives Darren Soto (Democrat) and Ted Budd (Republican) jointly announced Thursday that their two bills – “The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act …

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Swiss Regulator’s ‘Relaxed’ Fintech License Covers Blockchain Firms

Swiss Regulator’s ‘Relaxed’ Fintech License Covers Blockchain Firms Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has introduced a new fintech license with “relaxed” requirements that is applicable to blockchain and cryptocurrency-based firms. The regulator announced Monday that the new license allows approved “innovative financial companies” to accept public deposits of up to …

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Treasury Official: Global Regulators Must Follow US Lead in Crypto Enforcement

Treasury Official: Global Regulators Must Follow US Lead in Crypto Enforcement A senior U.S. official has called on the crypto industry and the wide global financial sphere to take steps to prevent malicious actors from using the tech for illicit purposes. Speaking at the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association Financial …

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