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The Ledger: Crypto adoption goes up, regulators act

The Ledger: Crypto adoption goes up, regulators act

The week began with a survey that saw many US residents between the ages of 25 and 34 argue the case for crypto. According to those interviewed by StarkWare, crypto is the future of finance one way or another. Pessimism lingered among older generations, but so far as...

The Ledger: Ronin hack exposes new weaknesses, Opera embraces blockchain

The Ledger: Ronin hack exposes new weaknesses, Opera embraces blockchain

This was another big week for crypto with the main event definitely the $622m crypto heist that took place on the Ronin network. Ronin, which is known for hosting the world’s most popular blockchain play-to-earn game, Axie Infinity, suffered a massive hack that led to...

The Ledger: Bank of England to regulate crypto, Australia to license exchanges

The Ledger: Bank of England to regulate crypto, Australia to license exchanges

The week has been full of developments once again with important regulatory changes advancing around the world. The UK is currently facing an exodus of crypto companies as a deadline to obtain a license is looming, but as this happens, there are some positive updates...

The Ledger: Thailand Foregoes Last Crypto Tax, PoW Dropped from EU Crypto Bill

The Ledger: Thailand Foregoes Last Crypto Tax, PoW Dropped from EU Crypto Bill

The week did not go without important legislative changes, chief among which was the decision of the European Union to drop divisive wording from a proposed crypto bill that could have been misinterpreted as an outright ban on bitcoin and any proof of work protocols....

The Ledger: War in Ukraine, Crypto Industry’s Response and US Sanctions

The Ledger: War in Ukraine, Crypto Industry’s Response and US Sanctions

The war in Ukraine came as a surprise to many when Russia attacked the country on February 24. The world has responded by imposing severe sanctions on Russia. To this end, regulators have begun examining whether digital assets may be used to avoid sanctions. Some fear...

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WHAT IS BITCOIN?

Bitcoin (₿) is a cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash. It is a decentralized digital currency without a central bank or single administrator that can be sent from user-to-user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries. Read more here.

IS IT LEGAL?

Because of bitcoin's decentralized nature and its trading on online exchanges located in many countries, regulation of bitcoin has been difficult. The legal status of bitcoin varies substantially from country to country and is still undefined or changing in many of them. Regulations and bans that apply to bitcoin probably extend to similar cryptocurrency systems. Read more here.

IS IT SAFE?

Bitcoin uses the digital signature concept along with Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm based on blockchain technology which is used to verify the transactions using digital signatures. Each investor or trader in the Bitcoin network has one or more search addresses with a respective pair of a public and private key based on their wallets. No transaction is ever deleted and will ever be deleted. Some things you need to know.

HOW DO I GET IT?

Free bitcoin wallets are available for all major operating systems and devices to serve a variety of your needs. For example, you can install an app on your mobile device for everyday use or you can have a wallet only for online payments on your computer. In any case, choosing a wallet is easy and can be done in minutes. Further reading.