Russia’s Supreme Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website (news.bitcoin.com)

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has struck down the ban imposed on the Bitcoininfo.ru portal. The outlet is one several dozens of crypto-related websites that have been taken offline by the Russian authorities in the past few years. The decision sets a precedent which and is likely to determine the faith of many other online editions. The ruling should also put an end to arbitrary decisions by Russian prosecutors and judges.
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The Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer Explodes With Blockchain Data (news.bitcoin.com)

Bitcoin.com is a web portal loaded with resources tethered to the heart of the cryptocurrency revolution. Just recently we launched our new blockchain explorer which allows anyone to verify transactions and other data tied to the Bitcoin blockchain. We want to give our readers a little more insight on this awesome tool.
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Gemini Adds Block Trading to Reduce Impact of Large Orders on Bitcoin Price

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has added a new feature that will reduce the impact that large buy and sell orders have on the Bitcoin price. Announced on Monday, Gemini Block Trading will allow cryptocurrency “whales” to execute large trades outside of the …
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Bitcoin price 'BLOODBATH': Banks in Finland BLOCK transactions from MAJOR crypto exchange

Exchange investors are able to exchange Bitcoin into euros. Banks are understood to be declining exchanges due to fears of getting into trouble surrounding money laundering rules. In response to the mounting pressure, Prasos stated that it wants regulators to set guidelines for it to follow that would …
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[Canada] Bank of Montreal (BMO) to block cryptocurrency transactions through BMO Credit and DEBIT cards including Interac Online Payment. (reddit.com)

I have a friend who works at BMO and they sent me this email they received this morning from their manager. Background Currently, customers have the ability to buy and sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin through an online cryptocurrency exchange. Just like foreign currencies customers are able to buy and sell cryptocurrencies by setting up an account through a cryptocurrency merchant website. These merchants are set up to accept different methods of payment and once…

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