Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up: 18 April 2018
What's happening in cryptocurrency?
Verge meets Pornhub, New York exchange investigation, Chilean clash, Korean self-regulation and the HODL waves.
1. Despite a master stroke, Verge is losing its grip
One of the most hotly anticipated and all-around weird sprees of partnership hype in cryptocurrency history has just gotten weirder.
2. Delving deep into factual territory
The New York Attorney General's office is putting the pressure on cryptocurrency exchanges to do their homework – rather a lot of it.
3. Rumble in the mountains
Things are heating up in Chile, with local cryptocurrency exchanges getting abruptly barred from banking services, then turning around and taking the issue to the courts.
4. South Korea's exchanges solemnly swear they're not up to no good
South Korea's exchanges are committing to self-regulation, and regular audits by their own industry association starting next month.
5. Go agog at coinage coin age
The blockchain lets you get insights for bitcoin that you can't with traditional assets.
Disclosure: At the time of writing the author holds ETH, IOTA, ICX, VEN, XLM, BTC, NANO
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