Bitflyer Contests Reports of Insufficient Customer Verification Process (news.bitcoin.com)

Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bitflyer has contested media reports that the Japanese financial regulator has deemed its user verification process to be insufficient. Nonetheless, the exchange admitted to being in talks with the authority and has implemented additional measures.
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Japan Exchange Bitarg Denies Yahoo Acquisition Press Reports (news.bitcoin.com)

Media outlets are touting what would amount to a major shake-up of cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitarg Exchange selling off a little less than half its business to Yahoo Japan. Reports even detailed how Yahoo Japan (YJFX) would then launch still another exchange built on Bitarg’s system by spring of next year. As of March 23, Bitarg is vigorously denying press accounts, insisting they were instead “studying various possibilities.”

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Poland Refutes Reports of Its Interest in Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency (news.bitcoin.com)

Poland’s Ministry of Finance has refuted reports that it is interested in the petro, the Venezuelan ”oil-backed” currency. Earlier this month, Venezuela reportedly claimed that a handful of countries have expressed interest in receiving the petro for commerce with Venezuela such as Norway, Denmark, Brazil, Vietnam, Poland, and others.
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