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Osato is a Bitcoin enthusiast who can often be found providing insight on the latest Bitcoin-related news. When he isn't closely monitoring stories in the industry, he is either attempting to beat his scrabble high score or internally debating some existential dilemma.


IRS

IRS Publishes Crypto Taxation Guidelines: Hard Forks & Airdrops Issues

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated its crypto taxation guidelines five years after the first publication on virtual currency taxation....

/ October 10, 2019 / 0 Comments
Libra

Ripple CEO: Facebook’s Libra Crypto Won’t Launch in the Next Three Years

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is the latest person to cast doubts over Facebook’s proposed Libra crypto project. In addition to opposition from...

/ October 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Derivatives

Crypto Derivatives Ban Is Not a Good Idea, Says WFE

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has faulted the reported plan by UK regulators to ban crypto derivatives. This message comes after...

/ October 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
FCA Crypto

UK Regulators Move to Ban Cryptocurrency Derivatives

Financial regulators in the U.K. are reportedly looking to outlaw cryptocurrency derivatives over perceived risks to retail investors. This move comes as...

/ October 7, 2019 / 0 Comments
Libra

IBM Looking to Join Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

IBM might be open to working the Facebook on its controversial Libra cryptocurrency project. The technology behemoth continues to be one of...

/ September 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

David Marcus: Libra Launch Will Happen Next Year Regardless of Regulatory Scrutiny

Libra co-creator David Marcus is confident that Facebook’s digital currency will launch in 2020 despite mounting regulatory pressure from jurisdictions around the...

/ September 23, 2019 / 0 Comments
Australia

Australian Authorities Indict Cryptocurrency Crime Syndicate

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) together with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) recently announced the crackdown of a group of...

/ September 23, 2019 / 1 Comment
OKex Review

Crypto Exchange OKEx Delists Privacy Coins Over FATF Travel Rule

OKEx Korea, the South Korean branch of the popular crypto trading platform has announced the removal of five privacy-focused cryptocurrencies from its...

/ September 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
France

French Finance Minister: No Tax on Gains from Crypto-to-Crypto Trades

France’s Finance Minister says the government will not impose taxes on the gains from crypto-to-crypto trading unless converted to fiat currencies. This...

/ September 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Watford Bitcoin

Premier League: Bitcoin Logo to Appear on Watford Football Club Jersey

Watford Football Club recently expanded its sponsorship deal with Sportsbet.io, which includes getting the bitcoin logo branded on the sleeves of the...

/ September 13, 2019 / 0 Comments