User data, often called the "new oil,"is never compensated to the users, from whom it is generated. However, Blockchain technology and related cryptographic techniques could change that, giving us control over our personal data and empowering us to sell it to whomsoever we want.
Judge Katherine Forrest has denied renewal attempt of the legal team of Ulbricht even if further conclusive evidence is found in the coming days regarding the case. Judge Forrest had earlier announced double life sentence to Ulbricht in 2015
ING (INGA.AS), a Dutch financial services company confirmed earlier this week that Bitfinex, which is one of the biggest exchanges that offer to trade in cryptocurrencies has a bank account with it in the Netherlands.
Fresh reports claim that Choe Heung-sik, the governor of South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), has told the local media that the country is working on cryptocurrency "normalization" rather than "increasing regulations"
The lawmakers in the United Kingdom addressed the media that they are ready to launch an inquiry to scrutinize the benefits of cryptocurrencies along with the risks posed by them on the overall financial structure