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Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Implement Stricter KYC Requirements
  As part of Japan’s amended ‘Payment Services Act’ which will enter into force on April 1, the ‘Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds’ [...]
CHINESE BITCOIN EXCHANGES WILL NOW REQUIRE VIDEO VERIFICATION
  Chinese Bitcoin exchanges are gearing up to resume cryptocurrency withdrawals following the implementation of a video verification procedure. [...]
PBOC Proposes In Person Verification for Account Opening at Exchanges, Withdrawals Still On Hold
  The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly sent a draft proposal to Chinese bitcoin exchanges detailing anti-money laundering (AML) [...]
Abra Hides KYC Requirements Until After Users Made A Deposit, User Claims
  One user found this out the hard way. After making a US$500 deposit, the company suddenly asks for a form of ID to verify his identity.   A lot [...]
On-Site Verification May Be Required to Withdraw From Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges
  New regulatory guidelines in China may require citizens to verify their identities in person to deposit or withdraw 50,000 yuan when using a Chinese [...]
Coinbase To Verify Your ID With Live Webcam – Bail Now From Centralized Exchanges
  The freshly-licensed Coinbase is a bellwether of what to expect from centralized bitcoin exchanges. This is true not only in the U.S. but wherever [...]
Here’s (Most of) What Has Happened to Bitcoin in China So Far in 2017
  2017 for bitcoin has already been dizzying. The price broke $1,000 on January 1 and, last week, it broke through an all-time high. The price gains [...]
CZECH REPUBLIC MOVES TO CLAMP DOWN ON BITCOIN ‘ANONYMITY’
  The Czech Republic has opted to clamp down on Bitcoin anonymity as part of a range of regulations, which are expected to continue in the coming [...]
Trace Mayer Wants Bitcoin to Go Dark in 2017 for Price to Spike
  One of the biggest development hurdles that Bitcoin expert and entrepreneur Trace Mayer wants the digital currency to overcome in 2017, in order for [...]
In the Blockchain Game, Reaction Time is a Fundamental Competitive Advantage
  If you are a CEO you need to assess whether Blockchain is an opportunity and/or a threat. But then getting their attention is hard enough. Quite [...]