In a Blow to Bitcoin, India Bans Banks from Dealing in Cryptocurrencies (bitcoinmagazine.com)

In what amounts to a major clampdown down on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced in a press release today, April 5, 2018, that it is banning banks and regulated financial entities from dealing with digital currencies.“In view of the associated risks, it has been decided that, with immediate effect, entities regulated by RBI shall not deal with or provide services to…

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Three US Naval Cadets under Investigation for Dealing in Drug Trade on Darknet (deepd.tw)

The US authorities have launched a thorough investigation into a darknet drug case involving three US naval cadets. The US Naval Academy located near Washington in Annapolis fished out three cadets, accused of selling illicit drugs and accepting payment in Bitcoin using a Darknet marketplace. This flouts the regulation of the Navy as a tolerance to drug abuse of any form is zero.
According…

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Three US Naval Cadets under Investigation for Dealing in Drug Trade on Darknet (deepd.tw)

The US authorities have launched a thorough investigation into a darknet drug case involving three US naval cadets. The US Naval Academy located near Washington in Annapolis fished out three cadets, accused of selling illicit drugs and accepting payment in Bitcoin using a Darknet marketplace. This flouts the regulation of the Navy as a tolerance to drug abuse of any form is zero.
According…

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how is 21.co’s implementation of MPC dealing with Tx maleability?

I just finished reading 21.co’s page on their Micropayment channel (MPC) API… at the end of it is a security note.

I was surprised to see that no mention of Transaction Maleability (TM) is made in this description. But I though that TM was the main challenge to the wider adoption of MPC.

I infer that 21.co has found a way to protect their customers from TM. How?

Thanks

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College Student Arrested For Dealing Drugs Bought On The Darknet

Investigators for the Monroe County, Pa. Drug Task Force arrested a student at East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pa. for selling drugs from his dorm room which he purchased on the darknet, according to darkwebnews.com. Authorities claim the student, Michael Mancini, used and sold LSD that he bought on the darknet. Mancini reportedly accessed […]

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