Tags : issues


El Salvador’s ‘Chivo’ Bitcoin (BTC) wallet allegedly has privacy issues

El Salvador’s proprietary ‘Chivo’ Bitcoin wallet officially launched earlier this week, but users have already been struggling with bugs within the app’s interface. And while most bugs users reported were minor errors when sending Lightning payments, a significant privacy issue was revealed within the app’s code. Matt Ahlborg, the head of research at BitRefill, pointed […]Read More


BTC dumps after Agricultural Bank of China issues, deletes, and

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) published a Bitcoin (BTC) ban announcement, restating its services must not be used for cryptocurrency-related transactions and activities, only to delete it within minutes, pause for a few hours, and then publish the ban all over again. ABC is one of the “Big Four” banks in the country, state-controlled […]Read More


WEF issues DeFi policy ‘toolkit’—and Columbia’s already planning to use

Global policy, business, and academic think tank the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its decentralized finance (DeFi) policy toolkit today, as per a release this morning. “DeFi presents a generational expansion of financial opportunity (and always accompanying risk). The most important first step before any regulatory or policy undertaking is to level-set on the evolving […]Read More


Policy issues are more prevalent as crypto “gets real”

Regulators and policymakers around the world have never been particularly open to innovations or progressions of the crypto market. However, with the industry growing both technologically and in terms of institutional adoption, the onus on KYC and AML laws is back, and it’s all but what the crypto ethos stands for. The recently proposed STABLE […]Read More