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YouTube's copyright claim system abused by extorters

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Google has removed a YouTube channel after it was found to be abusing copyright claims to extort money from users. Kenzo and ObbyRaidz, whose channels predominantly feature them playing... Read More

JPMorgan Chase to create digital coins using blockchain for payments

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(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it plans to launch its own digital coins, called “JPM Coin”, that customers will be able to use for instant... Read More

A bad omen? Emerging markets 'most crowded trade' for first time

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors made a U-turn on emerging markets, naming them the most crowded trade, in Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s survey for the first time in its... Read More

Child abuse images hidden in crypto-currency blockchain

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Images of child sexual abuse have been found embedded in the system powering a high-profile crypto-currency. Somebody added the illegal images to the core ledger of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision... Read More

Judge pauses lawsuits against cryptocurrency company Quadriga

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FILE PHOTO – Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration TORONTO... Read More

Quadriga: Cryptocurrency exchange founder's death locks $140m

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Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is unable to access millions in digital currency following the sudden death of its founder. Quadriga has filed for creditor protection and estimates that about... Read More

$190 million gone forever? Crypto boss dies with passwords needed to unlock customer accounts

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Customers of a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange are reportedly unable to access $190 million of funds after the company’s founder died with the passwords needed to access the money. Gerald... Read More

Millions in cryptocurrencies frozen after Canadian founder's death

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TORONTO (Reuters) – About C$180 million ($137.21 million) in cryptocurrencies have been frozen in the user accounts of Canadian digital platform Quadriga after the founder, the only person with the... Read More

Happy Birthday, Facebook! A short history of the social network’s biggest gaffes

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Facebook turns 15 today and to reflect on how the world has changed since Mark Zuckerberg first dreamt up what would become a scandal-plagued global behemoth, RT looks back... Read More

Can’t take it with you? $190mn of crypto funds ‘inaccessible’ after password holder dies

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Embattled Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, already embroiled in a variety of previous legal cases, claims that it no longer has access to roughly $190 million of clients’ holdings, though... Read More