Crypto Now a Popular Investment Option for European Families

More than 50% of European families have some investment in digital currency.   The average European family sees crypto as a viable investment and savings option. This data comes from several recent surveys conducted over different demographic areas. Despite the volatility of the crypto space, as recent events highlight, it has seen a continuous rise in new investors. More people are committing to crypto investments and many of them are taking steps to buy into the growing market.  The flurry…

European Citizens Arrested for “Aiding” North Korea in Bypassing Bans

Christopher Emms and Alejandro Cao De Benos, British and Spanish residents respectively, are facing charges from US authorities for aiding North Korea's efforts against the western nation's sanctions. Emms and De Benos reportedly used and "taught" crypto to North Korean dissidents.  Defendants Collaborate to Aid Efforts to Evade Sanctions The two Europeans allegedly educated the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on digital currency and blockchain services. As a result, alongside crypto expert Virgil Griffith, they worked to provide information on…

Europe’s Largest Crypto Market Counts Over $1Trillion in Transactions

According to recent reports, Europe has become the world's largest crypto market for DeFi adoption driving investments. European countries received over $1T worth of cryptocurrency over the last year. This figure represents about 25% of global cryptocurrency activity. Chainalysis released this report on Tuesday, as UK and Germany termed as the countries leading the adoption. According to the report, the CNWE region accounts for almost 30% of the global crypto movement between July 2020 and June 2021. The region saw a significant uptrend in…

Cryptocurrency Regulation Hurdles: Citizen Protection or DeFi Sabotage?

Are governments keen to regulate cryptocurrencies to prevent financial fraud and protect citizens, or are they using regulation to Stifle Decentralized Finance? "What Was TON And Why It Is Over" is the title that was given to the parting statement made by Telegram's co-founder after Telegram was recently forced to abandon the TON blockchain project. After a continuous legal battle with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), this ensued, which accused Telegram of conducting an illegal ICO sale and issuing…