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Jacob Godshall

Jacob Godshall is a former professional poker player turned cryptocurrency enthusiast. He is a contributing writer at Unhashed, and aims towards furthering the spread of ideas and important information surrounding all things crypto. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys reading and making electronic music

Reuters: Bitcoin Crash Taking Pressure of UK Regulators

By Jacob Godshall / November 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

A new report from Reuters states that the recent price plunge for Bitcoin has eased the pressure on Britain’s financial watchdog to take radical action that could deter investment and financial involvement in the digital money market. The price of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has fallen to $4,500 in recent days, down almost 20…

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Indian Lawmakers to Draft Crypto Regulations by Year End

By Jacob Godshall / November 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Quartz India reports that financial regulators in the region could be drafting official cryptocurrency regulations before the end of the year. Indian lawmakers have been under heavy pressure in recent months by crypto traders and startups to clarify the unofficial cryptocurrency ban that came into effect in July. A counter-affidavit penned by the Narendra Government…

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Binance Exchange Invests $3 Million in US OTC Crypto Trading Desk

By Jacob Godshall / November 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced in a recent press release that it has invested $3 million in US over-the-counter (OTC) crypto trading desk Koi Trading. Based out of San Francisco, Koi Trading aims to be a compliant global operation for private cryptocurrency liquidity. The company also specializes in offering data science assistance, quantitative research…

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South Korean ICO Pure Bit Pulls $2.8 Million Exit Scam

By Jacob Godshall / November 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

A fraudulent South Korean startup has pulled a $2.8 million exit scam, garnering 13,500 ETH from its ICO campaign before disappearing from the web. Pure Bit shut down its website after finishing its Pure Coin token sale on November 9th. The coin was intended to serve as the exchange token for the Pure Bit exchange.…

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Swedish Man Sends Bomb to Cryptocurrency Firm ‘Over Password Reset’

By Jacob Godshall / November 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

BBC reports that a Swedish man has been jailed for sending a “potentially lethal homemade bomb” to a crypto firm in London. The London Metropolitan Police said that man had become enraged after the firm, Cryptopay, refused to reset his password for him. 43-year-old Swedish national Jermu Michael Salonen first contacted Cryptopay in August of…

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Australian Cloud Mining Company Receives Cease and Desist Order from Texas Regulator

By Jacob Godshall / November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Texas State Securities Board has issued a cease and desist order to Australian cloud mining company AWS Mining PTY LTD, with claims that the company engaged in the unlawful selling of unregistered securities. The order specifically states that AWS Mining Chief Marketing Officer Josiah Kosek and many of the company’s agents are in violation…

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Overstock CEO Calls Modern Financial System a Ponzi Scheme, Predicts Global Crypto Adoption

By Jacob Godshall / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

In a recent interview, Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne described the entire modern financial system as a “big Keynesian magic money tree ponzi scheme,” adding that its collapse will usher in the global adoption of cryptocurrency. As previously reported by Unhashed, some economists have come to similar conclusions: predicting that the hegemony of the most respected…

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Canadian University Shuts Down Network to Stop Bitcoin Cryptojacking Attack

By Jacob Godshall / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Reports have surfaced that a Canadian University has shut down its entire network due to a mass cryptojacking attack. Malicious crypto mining software remains a growing threat, affecting personal computers and in some cases, entire businesses across the globe. St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia is one of the first major universities to come…

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Cybersecurity Firm Ranks Safest Crypto Exchanges, Kraken at Number One

By Jacob Godshall / November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Trusted cyber-security firm Group-IB has compiled a new graded list on the safest online cryptocurrency exchanges. The data collected was used to determine specifically which exchanges offered the lowest insurance risk for a new crypto insurance policy program by IT platform CryptoIns. Interestingly, one of the earliest exchanges to hit the market, Kraken, was ranked…

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So How Much Money Have Fake Elon Musk Twitter Scammers REALLY Made?

By Jacob Godshall / November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

For anyone familiar with cryptocurrency, or for regular Twitter users, it’s widely known that crypto scammers have begun to create fake celebrity Twitter accounts to dupe careless victims into giving away their crypto holdings. Numerous celebrities have been impersonated in these sorts of money-grabs, ranging from actor William Shatner to billionaire founder of Tesla and…

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