Chileans to Now Pay Taxes on their Crypto Gains

According to DiarioBitcoin.com, Chile's Internal Revenue Service(Servicio de Impuestos Internos, SII) have included crypto-assets as a form of revenue for taxpayers in Chile. The users must declare their profits with crypto in a form on their Annual Income Tax Returns, under "other own income and/or third-party income from companies that declare their effective income and do not... Continue Reading →

Blockchain Identification: Good, Bad or Terrible?

"What do you think about initiatives seeking to secure people's identities and personal information using the blockchain? These will allow users to only reveal individual pieces of information to different providers. Will that solve anything, though? Won't banks still require that people provide all of the same information in order to open a checking account?"... Continue Reading →

Crypto exchanges Welcomes Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork

Major United States cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken became the latest to confirm support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, both announcing on Twitter, Jan. 14. https://twitter.com/krakensupport/status/1084944691601252352 https://twitter.com/coinbase/status/1084876789082673153 The two major exchanges join Binance, Huobi, and OKEx in pledging to monitor the event, which will trigger at Ethereum block height 7,080,000, expected this week. As... Continue Reading →

A Pirate Bay Torrent: Swapping Crypto Wallet Addresses

A recently discovered strain of malware is targeting crypto holders who use Windows machines. The malware commands a chain of activities to inject code into Firefox, Yandex Search and Google browsers, eventually swapping Bitcoin or Ethereum addresses. As reported by cybersecurity publication Bleeping Computer, a security researcher named 0xffff0800 found out an odd-looking file after he... Continue Reading →

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