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Citing Money Laundering Concerns, South Korean Exchange UpBit Delists Privacy Coins Monero (XMR), ZCash (ZEC), DASH

South Korean digital asset exchange Upbit announced on September 20 that it will delist several privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies including Monero (XMR), Dash (DASH), and ZCash (ZEC). Upbit’s management noted in a blog post that it would also cease trading for PIVX, a privacy-focused proof-of-stake (PoS) currency… Read More

New Financial Action Task Force Rules Force OKEx to Delist Privacy Coins Monero, Zcash, Dash

The South Korean arm of Malta-based digital asset exchange OKEx announced that it will no longer support five major cryptocurrencies due to new international financial regulations. OKEx Korea’s management noted that it would suspend trading for privacy-oriented digital currencies including Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and… Read More

Coinbase UK Delisting “Privacy Coin” ZCash

The UK division of US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has sent letters to customers telling them to convert their ZCash coins or remove their balances by August 26th, Coindesk reports. Balances not relocated will be converted to British pounds. ZCash is a so-called “privacy coin” that… Read More

Former Employee Sues ZCash for Alleged Failure to Grant Promised Stock Options

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A former Senior Software Engineer at Zerocoin Electric Coin Company, the company behind “privacy coin” cryptocurrency ZCash, is suing his former employer for $2 million USD plus costs. Plaintiff Simon Liu alleges in court documents that Zerocoin failed to ever turn over 15 000 Zerocoin… Read More

Coinbase Announces launch of Coinbase Earn Page to Allow Users to Earn Zcash

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently announced the launch of its Coinbase Earn Page, which allows users to earn Zcash (ZEC). According to Coinbase, Zcash is a cryptocurrency that uses recent advances in cryptography to give users the option to protect their financial privacy when transacting with cryptocurrency. Zcash does this… Read More

ZCash Becomes 14th Crypto Asset Available on eToro’s Platform

Global investment platform, eToro, announced on Thursday it has added  ZCash (ZEC) to its product range. eToro reported that ZEC is the fourteenth crypto asset to accepted on its platform. According to eToro, ZEC is a decentralised payments network, designed to offer users greater privacy options,… Read More

US Department of Homeland Security Seeking Privacy Crypto Forensics Contractors

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Department is seeking proposals from contractors skilled in blockchain forensics, data analysis, and information sharing. More specifically, the DHS/SBIR is satisfied with its ability to investigate transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain but seeks to be able… Read More

BitGo Adds Zcash to Multi-Currency Platform

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Wednesday it has added Zcash to its multi-currency platform. This news comes just after BitGo added 57 ERC 20 tokens, which are expected to grow to more than 100 by the end of this year. As previously reported, BitGo provides digital wallets,… Read More

Secret Service Official Urges Congress to “Address Emerging Risks” Posed by Cryptocurrencies

Officials from several American law enforcement agencies told the US congress June 20th that they have noted an increased use of cryptocurrencies for crime. The Deputy Assistant Director of the Secret Service’s Office of Investigations, Robert Novy, stressed that enforcement agencies must continue to adapt… Read More

New York State Department of Financial Services Authorize Gemini Trust Company to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products & Services

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced on Monday the New York State Department of Financial Services has authorized Gemini Trust Company, LLC to offer the custody services and trading of Zcash, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash, emerging cryptocurrencies, on its virtual currency exchange, which is… Read More

Japan Regulators Urging Crypto Exchanges to Exclude Anonymous Altcoins

Forbes has reported that sources close to Japan’s Financial Services Agency (JFSA) have confirmed that the agency is encouraging the country’s crypto exchanges to exclude anonymous cryptocurrencies Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and Dash (DASH) from trading on their exchanges. The suggestion comes as a number… Read More

Payza Adds New Cryptocurrencies to Exchange, Including Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash & Monero

Payza, a global payments platform,  announced a cryptocurrency exchange expansion to include the “most popular” Bitcoin alternatives. In the majority of the countries where Payza is available, verified Payza members may now sell Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, Zcash and dozens of other cryptocurrencies to Payza,… Read More

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