Politics

June 26, 2019

Cryptocurrency Mixers and Why Governments May Want to Shut Them Down

On May 22, 2019, cryptocurrency mixers (also called tumblers) were front and center on the news cycle, following reports of European authorities shutting down one such service. Law enforcement officials involved said the action was necessitated by reports on Bestmixer.io — i.e., the platform in question that was being used to funnel dirty money via […]

June 26, 2019

Globalcoin: Everything We Know About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

The world’s biggest social media company appears dead-set on launching its own cryptocurrency. Facebook has yet to announce much on its plans publicly, but media reports on its crypto ambitions have emerged over the past six months, painting a partial picture of how the social network wants to capitalize on blockchain technology. In short, a […]