Category: Bitcoin wallet

Salvadorans will not be forced to use the government’s Bitcoin wallet

Salvadorans will not be forced to use the government’s Bitcoin wallet

The government’s new “Chivo” Bitcoin wallet will be interoperable and commission-free. 1661 Total views 14 Total shares The latest announcement from El Salvador’s pro-Bitcoin president, Nayib Bukele, has clarified that citizens will not be forced to use the government-issued “Chivo” Bitcoin wallet. In a tweet on June 29, El Salvador’s President Bukele stated he wanted […]

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It’s here: Treasury proposes rule to monitor crypto going to self-hosted wallets

It’s here: Treasury proposes rule to monitor crypto going to self-hosted wallets

Many have called the long-rumored rules an existential threat to peer-to-peer transactions. 36254 Total views 133 Total shares The Treasury has released its long-awaited proposal to restrict money services businesses, including U.S.-registered crypto exchanges, from dealing with self-hosted wallets. In a Friday evening announcement, the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, announced proposed rules […]

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