FATF Regulations – Is It the End of Crypto Anonymity?

The G-20 Summit in Japan brought 20 finance ministers and central bank governors to officially commit to implementing the guidelines of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The lack of regulation in the crypto markets can be fertile ground for money laundering, terrorist financing, tax evasion, etc. Therefore, it is not surprising why the FATF…

Cypherpunk Adam Back Speaks of Blockchain Benefits at G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers

Adam Back, who invented the hashcash proof-of-work system and was one of the first people to work on bitcoin (BTC), spoke about the positive uses of blockchain at G20. Cointelegraph Japan reported on Back’s comments at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors in Japan on June 8. Sitting next to the governor of the Dutch central bank, Back said he believed blockchain was…