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Cryptocurrency News items worthy of attention:

Cryptocurrency News

* NASA to use Ethereum blockchain to help spacecraft avoid space debris. (space.com)

* Less than 1% of Bitcoin is used for illegal purposes— says report from Foundation for Defense of Democracies. (markets.businessinsider.com)

* Alibaba partners with Waltonchain. (trustnodes.com)

* IMF’s Lagarde says Cryptocurrency has “potential benefits” and that “a judicious look at crypto-assets should lead us to neither crypto-condemnation nor crypto-euphoria”. (thenational.ae)

* Barclays International Investment Bank looking to perhaps open their own crypto trading desk (aka cryptocurrency exchange). (cointelegraph.com)

* Kraken crypto exchange ceases services to residents living in Japan due to Financial Services Agency (FSA) regulations June 30th. (cointelegraph.com)

* Kraken crypto exchange CEO says will not answer questions of NY attorney general. (coindesk.com)

* Russian government blocks millions Telegram address in response to privacy issues – government censorship inadvertently affects many other websites. (theguardian.com)

* Telegram founder Pavel Durov will be paying network administrators bitcoin to bypass government ban. (coindesk.com)

* Huawei Chinese communication titan launches Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) Hyperledger that focuses on smart contracts on the Huawei cloud. (cointelegraph.com)

* Amazon gets a patent for a streaming data marketplace to help authorities track cryptocurrency users/transactions. (motherboard.vice.com)

* Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange takes Central Bank to court over Bank Ban. (Bitcoin.com)

* IBM and Salon Media plan blockchain solution for digital advertising transparency. (cointelegraph.com)

* Brave Ad-blocking browser partners with Dow Jones Media Group. (techcrunch.com)

To learn more about these topics just cut and paste into your favorite search engine. FYI: I use the Brave browser (brave.com) and search engine DuckDuckGo.com for best speed and privacy.


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