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SEC Denies Winkelvoss Bitcoin ETF Again

The Securities and Exchange Commission again denied the listing of the Winklevoss Twins’ Exchange Traded Fund in Bitcoin. In its denial order, the SEC took pains to say that ” its disapproval does not rest on an evaluation of whether … Continue reading

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Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange Using Nasdaq Surveillance Software

The Winklevoss Twins’ Gemini (get it?) cryptocurrency exchange is now using the Nasdaq’s SMARTS surveilance software to check for trading anomalies for Bitcoin and Ether in real time. It will also monitor the auctions that Gemini holds weekdays at 4:00 … Continue reading

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Woman Crowdfunds To Prosecute Rapist

Private justice is permitted in the UK. A woman is crowdfunding to prosecute a man who allegedly raped her after the government dropped the case due to “lack of evidence.” Newsweek reports that “In the U.K., complainants can finance private … Continue reading

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UK Civil Liberties Group Crowdfunds To Overturn Snoopers’ Charter

Civil liberties advocates are crowdfunding to overturn the “Snoopers’ Charter,” whose real name is the Investigatory Powers Act. The Act will let the United Kingdom Government engage in bulk hacking, bulk eavesdropping and the ability to access all intimate personal … Continue reading

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The Evil Side of Crowd Sourcing

Like all things, crowdsourcing has an evil side. The downing of the Russian Metrojet over the Sinai is now being blamed on a bomb. The Wall Street Journal discusses how terrorist groups are using the internet to crowd source bombmaking. … Continue reading

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New Crowd Fund Cop Created

The Maine Office of Securities has disclosed that the North American Securities Administrators Association has created a new task force to focus on Internet fraud. The Internet Fraud Investigations Project Group was formed to monitor crowdfunding and other Internet offerings. … Continue reading

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