Law Enforcement Data Requests Rose By Almost 50% in 2019, Says Kraken

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has said the cost of responding to law enforcement requests for user data is rising sharply year on year. In a tweet on Tuesday, the firm posted an infographic teasing its new 2019 Transparency Report, indicating it had received 710 information requests in total – 49 percent more than in 2018. Last […]

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Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith to Be Released From Jail Pending Trial

According to Friday’s complaint, Griffith asked for – and was denied – permission to travel to North Korea in order to give the presentation, titled “Blockchain and Peace.” Moreover, the complaint said, Griffith subsequently “began formulating plans to facilitate the exchange of Cryptocurrency-1 between the DPRK and South Korea,” despite knowing that this would violate […]

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