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HitBTC Dismisses Allegations It Froze Accounts in Response to Proof of Keys Event

A representative of crypto exchange HitBTC told Cointelegraph that reported withdrawal blocks were part of international KYC and AML measures. Cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC has rejected allegations by some of the industry’s best-known figures that it was deliberately freezing user accounts, the company told Cointelegraph in…

‘Proof Of Keys’ Wants You to Get Your Bitcoin Off Exchanges on January 3

Cryptocurrency investor and entrepreneur Trace Mayer plans to use the anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block to make holders reclaim their private keys. Mayer To Bitcoin HODLers: Reclaim Sovereignty In a video introduction to the plan, which he dubbed ‘Proof of Keys,’ Mayer appealed to…

Trace Mayer Draws Support for Proof of Keys — Celebrating Genesis Block Day

Trace Mayer is calling for all bitcoiners to participate in a “Proof of Keys” celebration on Genesis Block day. “Not your keys; not your bitcoin,” he emphasized, urging bitcoiners to declare monetary sovereignty by withdrawing all of their bitcoins held with trusted third parties to…

The Difference Between Custodial and Noncustodial Cryptocurrency Services

Since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fork occurred recently, it’s a good time to discuss the difference between custodial and noncustodial cryptocurrency services. Newcomers to the digital asset economy often get confused when they hear about a blockchain split and may wonder how they should handle…

Follow This Branch: A Guide to Splitting BCH and BSV

Since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork on Nov. 15 resulted in a blockchain split, many pre-fork holders are interested in finding out how to split their BCH and BSV into two separate currencies. Over the last week, a few infrastructure providers have released tools…

How to Recover Your Wallet if Your Private Keys Are Lost

sponsored The loss of private keys has seen crypto worth millions vanish – but new technology is helping enthusiasts recover wallets without compromising security. Before the internet brought us dog videos and your grandmother’s Facebook updates, losing money was a traumatic experience. Dropping $20 meant…

Norway Establishes New Rules for Crypto Service Providers

The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway is enforcing new money laundering regulations that apply to crypto exchange and storage providers in the country. The law will go into effect on Oct. 15 and will affect companies established in Norway including branches of overseas companies. Also…

Wormhole Developers Address Rumors Concerning Protocol Security

On August 1 news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Wormhole project and the BCH burned to create Wormhole Cash (WHC) tokens. Since then there’s been a lot happening in the BCH environment, and Wormhole developers have felt the need to address the public with a statement concerning…