Private Brave Browser Integrates Auto Wayback Machine Lookup

Brave browser users can now instantly access archived content of “missing” web pages via automated Wayback Machine lookup. Brave, a major privacy-oriented rival of popular browsers like Google Chrome and Firefox, now automatically redirects users to check out archived versions of pages that were removed from the web. Starting from Feb. 25, Brave browser users can instantly access archived content of “missing” pages on the Internet via Wayback Machine integration on the Brave desktop browser. In order to unlock the new feature, Brave has partnered with popular nonprofit digital library…

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Record Breaking Interest – Observing the Predictive Power of Bitcoin Futures Over BTC Spot Prices

Bitcoin futures providers have been seeing a lot of action during the last two weeks as cryptocurrency markets have been extremely volatile. Data shows there’s been significant open interest on both retail and institutional bitcoin derivatives exchanges and Skew research noted bitcoin options open interest was just shy of $1 billion on Monday. Two days later, CME Group reported that open interest in CME Bitcoin Futures touched a record high of over 6,600 contracts and there’s nearly 300 new trading accounts that have been added this year. Also read: Bitcoin’s…

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Australian Judge Says Crypto Is a Legitimate Investment Vehicle

Australian courts allowed a plaintiff to use a cryptocurrency exchange account as a method of security against legal costs. As part of a defamation case in front of the New South Wales, or NSW district court, Judge Judith Gibson allowed cryptocurrency usage as collateral. “This is a recognized form of investment,” Gibson said of cryptocurrency, also acknowledging its volatility, according to a brief from the Australian Associated Press. The plaintiff vies for crypto usage As part of the defamation case, the NSW court stated the accusing party must place $20,000…

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CoinMarketCap CEO Hosts ‘Live’ AMA on Twitter — With No Video

In a Twitter AMA, CoinMarketCap’s secretive CEO said he may be open to “more of a live format” for future AMAs. Crypto data site CoinMarketCap hosted a “live” ask me anything, or AMA, session on Twitter with company CEO and founder Brandon Chez — but the session only included Chez on Twitter standby posting comments, not on video.  “I do value my privacy, but [am] not completely opposed to trying more of a live format in the future,” Chez said in a tweet when asked if the AMA format was…

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Can Bitcoin Be Seized as Self-Proclaimed BTC Creator Craig Wright Claims?

Bitcoin experts elaborate on whether self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright’s claims that Bitcoin can be seized to accommodate court orders are true. As Cointelegraph reported yesterday, self-proclaimed Bitcoin (BTC) creator Craig Wright claims that Bitcoin can and will be seized to accommodate court orders. What follows is an analysis of whether what he says is possible and plausible. Screenshots resurfaced on Feb. 26, show that Wright claims Bitcoin will be seized without using the owner’s private keys. Instead, it will be moved through miners and nodes coordinating to comply with…

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Uses R3’s Blockchain for Financial Processes

Flagship global airline KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is using blockchain to facilitate intercompany settlements process with its subsidiaries. As blockchain technology increasingly gains traction in the airline industry, another major international air company has announced a blockchain project. Flagship global airline KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is applying blockchain technology to facilitate intercompany settlements process with its subsidiaries. Part of one of the world’s biggest airlines, Air France-KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines has partnered with Dutch software startup Unchain.io in order to explore the potential benefits of blockchain technology for its business…

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Australian Court Accepts Cryptocurrency Exchange Account as Security for Legal Costs

A court in Australia has agreed that a crypto exchange account can be used as security for potential legal expenses. Acknowledging the volatile nature of decentralized digital assets, the judge nevertheless conceded that cryptocurrency is a recognized form of investment in the current uncertain financial times. Also read: Court Rejects Ripple’s Bid to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Filed by XRP Investors $20,000 Worth of Crypto Allowed to Cover Legal Costs Hearing a defamation claim, the New South Wales District Court was recently asked by the defendant to order the plaintiff…

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Brazil’s PIX Payments System Has the Same Spirit, but Not a Blockchain Structure

Brazil’s PIX will cut out payment intermediaries, enabling peer-to-peer and business-to-business transactions in seconds. The Central Bank of Brazil made some waves last week with its new instant payment system. While not blockchain-based, the new system, dubbed PIX, nevertheless is imbued with some of blockchain’s core attributes. Money transfers have historically been slow, cumbersome and expensive. For example, Bank A takes its fee when a payment is sent and Bank B also charges its fee when the payment is received. More intermediaries mean additional fees and sometimes more delays. But…

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Malta Regulator Clarifies Legal Status of Binance

Malta is keen to preserve its reputation as a blockchain hub after clarifying that leading crypto exchange Binance is not regulated by the island country In a recent interview, a Malta parliamentarian has sought to clarify the legal status of top cryptocurrency exchange Binance within the island country. Speaking to Cointelegraph, Malta’s Junior Minister for Financial Services and Digital Economy, Bartolo Clayton, reaffirmed that Binance has never been licensed in the jurisdiction: “As informed by the Malta Financial Services Authority, which is an autonomous body not a state entity, until…

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Catch Nomad Capitalist Live At Playa Del Carmen

For the first time in four years, the premier offshore consulting firm Nomad Capitalist is bringing you the world’s #1 offshore conference. From September 16-19, 2020, take in the beauty of Playa del Carmen, Mexico while learning how to create a life of freedom and prosperity on a global scale. Nomad Capitalist Live is four power-packed days designed to show you “what’s working now” and teach you everything from offshore tax strategies to overseas banking and offshore companies, and from second passports and residencies to hot international investments and the…

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