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  • Russia’s telecom regulator blacklists Binance website
    Russia’s telecom regulator blacklists Binance website
    The website of the Binance exchange is still available without additional access tools, platform says crypto funds are safe. Authorities in Russia appear to be going after Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — as its domain is now in the list of prohibited websites in the country.
  • You can now trade on Uniswap without leaving Twitter
    You can now trade on Uniswap without leaving Twitter
    Mask Network has launched a widget allowing Twitter users to trade on Uniswap without leaving the social platform. Mask Network has launched a trading widget allowing Twitter users to access market data and trade Ethereum-based crypto assets without leaving the platform. Powered by Uniswap and CoinMarketCap, the new Mask widget brings up a window featuring market data and an interface for trading on Uniswap when users hover the mouse pointer over crypto asset tickers in posts. In a Tweet thread announcing the new widget on September 24, Mask Network (formerly known as Maskbook) said it hopes to expand the service to other popular social media sites such as Facebook as well as other protocols in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. 1) Today we are thrilled to introduce a new version of #Mask with a trading widget powered by Uniswap & CMC. It
  • Cloudflare goes down; crypto websites hit
    Cloudflare goes down; crypto websites hit
    This time it’s not your Wifi that’s the issue. Cloudlfare, an internet service provider responsible for various functions, went down Sunday morning, taking down many websites, including some crypto sites. The company confirmed in a tweet it experienced issues around 9:24 am Eastern time caused by a third-party transit provider.
  • Russia Is Blocking Bitcoin-Related Websites Again
    Russia Is Blocking Bitcoin-Related Websites Again
    Russian internet censorship agency Roskomnadzor has persuaded a court to block various crypto sites including a popular bitcoin OTC data provider.
  • Authorities block Russia’s top crypto exchange aggregator
    Authorities block Russia’s top crypto exchange aggregator
    The website is still accessible through VPNs and mirrors. BestChange.ru, a major cryptocurrency website in Russia, has got blocked shortly after local lawmakers finally passed the country’s crypto legislation. An aggregator of about 400 local crypto exchange websites, BestChange.ru website was blocked by Russian telecom regulator Roskomnadzor on Aug.
  • Cyprus SEC Blacklists 7 Investment and Crypto-Related Websites
    Cyprus SEC Blacklists 7 Investment and Crypto-Related Websites
    The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission blacklists another batch of allegedly illegal firms offering crypto and FX trading. Cyprus, a major international business center and tax haven, is warning investors against several suspicious websites offering foreign exchange and digital currency investment. The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission issued a warning against seven firms that have apparently been operating illegally. Published by the CySEC on Aug.
  • Web Traffic on Global Crypto Exchanges Surged 13% in July
    Web Traffic on Global Crypto Exchanges Surged 13% in July
    Crypto analytics startup ICO Analytics reveals the fastest growing crypto exchanges and DeFi protocols in terms of web traffic. Global crypto exchanges have reportedly seen a significant increase in web traffic in July as cryptocurrency prices gained momentum. According to data from crypto analytics startup ICO Analytics, web traffic on global crypto exchanges increased by 13% on average in July 2020.  Illia Kmez, head of content at ICO Analytics, told Cointelegraph that centralized crypto exchanges added 26% in web traffic since December 2020.
  • FBI helps seize $30 million in Bitcoin from large movie piracy site
    FBI helps seize $30 million in Bitcoin from large movie piracy site
    Germain authorities, with the help of the FBI, have taken down one of biggest movie streaming sites around, Movie2K.
  • Coinbase Follows Huobi in Supporting .Crypto Domains-Based Payments
    Coinbase Follows Huobi in Supporting .Crypto Domains-Based Payments
    Coinbase Wallet now allows to register and store “.crypto” domains, featuring payments through domain handles instead of cryptographic addresses. Coinbase Wallet, a service of the largest crypto exchange in the United States, now supports “.crypto” domains via an integration with blockchain domain provider Unstoppable Domains. Coinbase users can now send payments to each other by simply typing a .crypto domain instead of using long-form cryptographic addresses, Unstoppable Domains told Cointelegraph on Aug.
  • Australian Watchdog Issues Warning on Fake Celebrity-Endorsed Crypto Ads
    Australian Watchdog Issues Warning on Fake Celebrity-Endorsed Crypto Ads
    The ASIC has received numerous reports on fake crypto trading robots and other schemes used to scam Australians. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission, or ASIC, is asking people to remain cautious about celebrity-endorsed Bitcoin (BTC) scam sites. According to the commission’s public warning, the Australian watchdog has received a number of reports of fraudulent crypto sites that claim to be endorsed by prominent businesses, new sites, and government agencies.
  • Theta Partners With Korean Gaming Platform to Reward Its 3M Users
    Theta Partners With Korean Gaming Platform to Reward Its 3M Users
    The token-powered Esports streaming platform Theta has expanded into Korea, partnering with the popular gaming-centric social platform Ludena Protocol. The crypto-powered Esports streaming platform Theta has partnered with South Korean social gaming platform Ludena Protocol to reward its gamers for viewing or streaming content. The partnership will see Theta protocol integrated into GameTalkTalk, Ludena’s first decentralized application (DApp) — allowing the gaming-centric social platform’s more than three million users to access Theta’s streaming services through the platform. Ludena’s users will be rewarded for engagement in the form of Theta’s TFUEL token. Theta TV to integrate GameTalkTalk The agreement will see an exclusive GameTalkTalk channel added to Theta’s streaming platform, Theta TV — allowing Ludena to tap into Theta’s audience of more than five million users. The integration will comprise the first launch of Theta’s Live Mobile Embed service for Android in Korea, which allows Theta TV content to be broadcast via a smartphone. Theta Labs and Ludena Protocol will also collaborate on marketing GameTalkTalk to Theta’s  European and North American communities. Mitch Liu, Theta Labs’ chief executive, described GameTalkTalk as “an ideal partner” for the launch of the Theta Live Mobile Embed product. “In just a couple of months after announcing Theta Live Embed, it is now live on more than dozens of partner sites globally and we are excited to branch out to Korea for the first time and to onboard local content,” Liu added. Theta tokens consolidate The markets for Theta’s TFUEL and THETA tokens have largely trended sideways since retracing from the meteoric highs posted in June amid the launch of Theta’s mainnet 2.0 in May. The launch saw THETA surge 450%, and TFUEL skyrocket 950%, in May. Since retracing last month, THETA has ranged between $0.22 and $0.27, while TFUEL has oscillated between $0.008 and
  • Russian Crypto Scams Triple in First Half of 2020
    Russian Crypto Scams Triple in First Half of 2020
    Kaspersky Labs and other malware labs have identified a sharp rise in crypto-related scams in Russia during the first half of 2020. Cybersecurity firms have identified an exponential rise in crypto-related scams in Russia during the first half of 2020. Researchers identified 23,000 sites involved with crypto scams that are still online and targeting new victims.
  • Winklevoss’ Gemini to Offer Custody of .Crypto Blockchain Domains
    Winklevoss’ Gemini to Offer Custody of .Crypto Blockchain Domains
    Users can now store Unstoppable Domains’ .crypto addresses with Gemini Custody. Unstoppable Domains, a major blockchain domain provider, is hitting another milestone as Winklevoss brothers' Gemini exchange now offers custody for its ".crypto" domains. Starting from July 23, users can store their ".crypto" addresses obtained through Unstoppable Domains with Gemini Custody — a tool that is designed to store crypto assets in a regulated, secure and compliant manner. Domain registrars 101domain and EnCirca are among the first users Registrars of traditional DNS domains are being targeted as top customers of the new service.
  • Verisign Wins US Patent for Blockchain Powered Domain Names
    Verisign Wins US Patent for Blockchain Powered Domain Names
    Verisign, a publicly traded company providing domain name registry services, has been granted a blockchain-based patent. Verisign, a major domain name registry that controls the ‘.com’ and ‘.net’ domains, has acquired a patent that applies blockchain tech to domain names. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted patent number 10,721,060 to Verisign on July 21. Addresses instead of numbers Titled Domain name blockchain user addresses, the new patent outlines some major benefits and technical advantages associated with registrants utilizing their domain name system (DNS) domain names in a blockchain network. It can provide the ability to use domain names purchased in the traditional DNS environment in a blockchain environment.