Aug 312017

This is a paid press release.


SRG is planning to redefine the online gaming loyalty platform powered by the Blockchain technology. The company announced its ICO launching on 04th of October 2017. SRG tokens will be issued exclusively during the ICO period, entitling contributors to receive a share of the distributable profit of the SRG Community.

The volume of the global e-commerce market in the online games segment was 95.2 billion USD in 2016 and is growing rapidly. It will sound so sweet if percentages of the budget go to developers’ or gamers’ pocket instead of being spent in costly marketing activities. SRG is determined to make this happen by introducing the first decentralized intra-gaming platform with a loyalty program and a referral system using Ethereum smart contracts.

Customer loyalty and engagement can make or break companies and SRG understands the need of creating new ways of attracting and retaining players. SRG is  here to help game developers to save marketing costs and players to get extra income, it is going to be a real deal in the online gaming industry.

SRG is innovative by taking advantage of Blockchain technology to redefine gaming loyalty programs, it is absolutely different than other existing reward programs and it is going to be evolutional. It uses crypto to reward referrals and increase engagement with the platform and it unifies all programs for an interlinked loyalty network across online games.

The company is already working with Mail.Ru Group, an international technology company with a portfolio in online games and with other game developers like Saber, T-bull and Lucky Kat.

As the Ethereum blockchain improves, we will actively use the emerging capabilities of the network. This will allow us to make SRG the most reliable and large-scale decentralized referral system in the world of online games. Today we give you the opportunity to join the SRG Community during the ICO period and share our success.” – SRG CEO Nikita Petrov

SRG also contributes to the growth of the Ethereum community, since all payment operations will be done via Ethereum network and all referrals will create their own Ethereum Wallet. According to SRG forecasts, more than 11 Mln new wallets will be created by SRG Community members by 2019.


SRG  ICO is going to run on 4th of October 2017. The SRG token is a token issued exclusively during the ICO period, which entitles token holders to receive 50% of SRG’s profits every six months. In total, 12,000,000 tokens will be launched and will be sold for USD $2 each.

Raised funds will be used for releasing the complete platform, attract new game developers into the SRG Community and developing the worldwide market. For more details visit

About SRG

The SRG team is led  by professionals who have had extensive experiences in the marketing industry. CEO Nikita Petrov is an expert in developing loyalty programs and analytics of the mobile applications market. BDO  Sergey Cheshunas is the director and founder of a large Moscow digital agency. Project Manager Alexander Fominykh has extensive experience in managing and conducting IT projects.

SRG’s mission is to unite a target stream of players by connecting small gaming communities so no one will be left alone. Developers can devote their energy to improve on the games instead of attracting the traffic, good games will earn their own reputation with this new system. The SRG Community project is an application that will be integrated with both PC and mobile games. The development began in August 2017.


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Aug 312017

This is a paid press release.

29 Aug 2017, Singapore and Kyiv, Ukraine – Hacken, the cybersecurity marketplace for bug bounties, announces its token sale, scheduled for 12 October, 2017. The project aims to create a collaborative defense ecosystem for  White Hat Hackers and the Blockchain community.

Cybersecurity and cryptocurrencies are some of the hottest topics right now. According to CyberSeek there are more than 348,000 open cybersecurity positions in 2017, and this number will be up to 1.8M by 2022. However,  there is not enough supply to meet the high demand in the market for penetration testing and bug bounty programs.


HACKEN is building a sound regional cyber defense system custom tailored for the Blockchain. One which will adjust itself to the cyber challenges that will undoubtedly appear within the next decade. The company will use Blockchain technology and smart contracts to store product data, to conduct research audits and to issue HackenProof Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures Certificates.

Hacken aims to bring cybersecurity professionals together by providing incentives for doing business with one another and for investment in cybersecurity startups. These people will need to communicate and interact with each other in order to make use of their Hackens. The more vibrant the community is, the more value it delivers to each member.

The Hacken Accelerator, is an initiative started by Hacken in collaboration with 1991 Incubator. The startups will be mentored by the pros of Ukrainian and global cybersecurity companies.The six-month, mentor-driven accelerator program hopes to address the shortage of practice and piloting, as well as sustainability of cyber startups in Ukraine.

Hacken Proof is a bug bounty marketplace platform created by white hat hackers and the blockchain community based on the principle of fair share.This is a place where the two communities can cooperate and support each other. The purposes of this cooperation are high quality penetration testing and vulnerability reports for a premium fee paid to community members submitting these reports.

HKN Token

The Hacken Token can be used within the Hacken ecosystem  to make new investments via Hacken Accelerator and orders via HackenProof, Unreported Zero-Day Remuneration Platform, Cybersecurity Analytics Center. Community members will also get rewarded in Hackens, which provides positive liquidity and low volatility.

Hacken is the first custom-tailored decentralized token for cybersecurity professionals. The Hacken is a  constellation of businesses providing services which can only be received by using HKN as a payment instrument. 20 Mln HKN tokens will be mined and available for sale at $1.00 per HKN. Purchases options will include BTC, ETH, DASH, LTC, USD and EUR. For more details visit

“The alternative we are promoting is launching a legitimate business and halting being dependant on the Don who pays for petty dirty jobs. Boosting expertise in this area is a matter of survival for European countries. We also want to make sure to give back to the community, by supporting HackIT Competitions and by creating a Cybersecurity Analytics Center” – Dmytro Budorin, CFO

Bright leadership together with strategic partnerships will be supporting the future of the HACKEN. It’s outstanding leadership include Dmytro Budorin (CFO and Lead Manager of Hacken)  one of the top executives within Ukraine’s military defense industry and ACCA for Deloitte for 8 years and Mykyta Knysh (Community Director), who is the cybersecurity advisor to the President of Ukraine and specialized in defense services and training.

Hacken has also teamed up with advisors experts in this field. Ambisafe is the technological advisor in the venture. Oleksii Matiiasevych, EDCC architect at Ambisafe is directly involved with White Hat Hack activities. On July 19, 2017, Oleksii discovered a critical vulnerability during the Parity Ethereum wallet Attack and together with the White Hat Group, he ended up saving $1,4 Mln worth of Ethers from the compromised wallets.

“The ultimate goal of the Hacken ecosystem, is to create a generation of hackers to whom what Oleksii did is entirely normal, the only acceptable life scenario” said Vladimir Taratushka, HackIT conference director and member of HACKEN team.

About Hacken

Hacken Ecosystem is to lay down a framework for creating a stable means of income and financial incentives for its members.

Created to stimulate the emergence of this vibrant cybersecurity industry, our mission is to develop a resourceful and ethical expert community. Our vision is to launch a movement, that in several years will become an important factor in deterring and countering international cybercrime.

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Aug 262017

This is a paid press release from Worldcore.

Worldcore announces an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), as part of their wider expansion plans. The company envisions to become a worldwide reference for the financial tomorrow, by integrating its successful payment solution into the blockchain sector of economy. WRC token will become your pass to the new world.

Worldcore ICO starts on October 14 of 2017. In total, a maximum supply of one billion WRC tokens at $0.10 USD each, will be available for purchase. WRC tokens will be backed by a Smart Contract guaranteeing annual revenue share from a well-established rapidly growing business which already passed break even point.

Since its launch, Worldcore’s notoriety has been recognized across many Fintech events in the European Union as an active participant and sponsor. The company won the “Best Fintech Newcomer” Banking Award by Business News Europe, in 2016. The same year, the company has partnered with BitPay, and is now offering crypto-currency withdrawal solutions to thousands of customers around the world.

Worldcore has also become a National Finalist of Central European Startup Awards 2017.Already a successful company, Worldcore is always on the quest to find new ways to improve.

Driven by its mission to revolutionize the fintech industry, the digital institution will gradually integrate Blockchain products to its established portfolio. Such products will include a regulated blockchain powered P2P lending platform, a Blockchain based cash transfer payment platform for easy and instant conversion of cryptocurrencies into cash and vice-versa,Worldcore TV and transformation into a Swiss bank with further IPO on London Stock Exchange.

Worldcore’s CEO Alexey Nasonov was listed in Europe 100 list of changemakers in Central and Eastern Europe by Financial Times. The founder addressed the upcoming ICO:

We became the №1 company in the Czech Republic and I am sure that in the next 2 years we will enter the top 20 in Europe. Worldcore’s ICO is a history in the making . By buying WRC tokens, you will make history and earn with us as well.

Traditional banking services are still offered today, showing impressive lack of technological innovation. Customers dealing with traditional banks still have to visit the bank to open an account, they face monthly maintenance fees. And even by offering complex banking products, they do not cater to each individual need, nor do they offer solutions for the new digital era, such as cryptocurrency conversion and biometrics authentication.
By opening the international marketplace to consumers and businesses that are not served by legacy banking and seek cost-effective, progressive financial products. Worldcore brings together technology, capital and financing acumen to become the new name of the financial tomorrow.

Worldcore’s established products portfolio for businesses and individuals can be viewed at Learn all about the venture and our roadmap by accessing our Whitepaper here.


Worldcore has set a goal of up to $100 million, which it’s planned to raise through the ICO, starting on October 14,2017. Presale phase with minimum purchase of 500,000 tokens starts on October 2, 2017. The funds raised during the ICO will be utilized for the development and promotion of the digital bank’s blockchain project. Users will be able to purchase tokens with Euros, US Dollars and cryptocurrencies.

About Worldcore

Worldcore is an EU-regulated payment institution, founded in 2014. The Company is headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic. The brand is owned and operated by EUPSProvider s.r.o., a company licensed by the National Bank of Czech Republic.

Worldcore an alternative to bank which combines features of modern banking with cutting-edge security and latest technological advances. The Blockchain integration project, will serve our mission of a fully digitalized ecosystem, enabling blockchain asset trading, P2P lending platform and Blockchain-based international cash money transfers.


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Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Apr 272017

Blockchain is here to stay. And that means that people in the financial sector are starting to worry about their job security. But do they have good reason to worry? And wouldn’t a technological breakthrough like this create jobs rather than start a wave of redundancies?

We’re well aware that no matter what industry you’re in, automation is a genuine concern in terms of job security, but of course, some jobs are far more likely to be taken over by machines than others. Blockchain, however, which certainly does remove the need for a number of human processes, is not a wholly automated technology…yet.

But before we go any further let’s first explain what blockchain is for those who are unfamiliar with the technology.

In simple terms, blockchain is like a digital ledger that is hosted from every user’s computer. There is complete transparency for all users with all transactions viewable and verifiable at all times. This makes it incredibly difficult to make fraudulent transactions and is a boon to those dealing with large sums of money particularly with overseas clients.

What blockchain is doing to the financial sector is opening it up and doing away with many of the mysterious procedures that those outside the industry had no understanding of. In effect, it is rendering many of these processes redundant.

And of course, fewer processes means less demand for employees to carry out such tasks. But just like many industries adapted to automation so too will the financial industry readjust itself.

In fact, several major banks have joined Swift’s blockchain project proving that they are indeed embracing this new technology. And with financial institutions taking such steps, they are creating new positions within their workforce.

Many have likened the rise of blockchain as something of a ‘dawn of the internet’ moment in financial history. Just like the internet, as blockchain evolves, and more institutions not only make use of it but embrace it, a new wave of job titles and positions will appear.

As the technology develops, there will be a need for security experts and those with encryption skills as companies seek to protect their records and ensure that this seemingly fraud-proof technology is as bulletproof as it claims to be.

There will also be endless applications of the technology that will require specific software, and so you can expect a wave of blockchain startups to crop up over the next few months and years. So as you can see the potential for job creation is quite encouraging.

Perhaps even the jobs currently under threat in the financial sector won’t just disappear but will actually evolve to incorporate blockchain-related tasks and responsibilities. Just like the print editor of bygone days is the online content editor of today so too could the international banking specialist of today become the blockchain expert of the future.

While financial professionals are right to expect change, it might just be that they too are part of that change and that all their fears of unemployment are unfounded.


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Dec 062016


The U.S. government has always taken a somewhat hands-off approach concerning Bitcoin. With some countries around the world flirting with the idea of recognizing Bitcoin as legal tender, or officially adopting it, U.S. financial regulators instead classified the cryptocurrency as a commodity. This means that it’s viewed in a similar way to a stock or precious resource, rather than as a peer for the dollar or any kind of foreign currency.

That doesn’t mean Bitcoin has free reign, however. In fact, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission cracked down on cryptocurrency trading when it made the ruling that Bitcoin was a commodity, requiring trading platforms to comply with its own registration and regulation processes. But this didn’t really constitute any kind of direct government involvement or endorsement of Bitcoin.

This is in keeping with policies we see around the world, despite the aforementioned tendency of a handful of nations to get more involved. As one analysis of Bitcoin’s place in world markets put it, countries do not accept Bitcoin as a transactional currency between individuals and the state, even if they allow it to be used as an alternative to everyday currency. This is the case for several different reasons—among them the idea that many governments are wary of the fact that Bitcoin can be used as an “imaginary” currency aimed at purchasing illegal goods.

Interestingly enough, while Bitcoin cannot be used in financial transactions with the government, the government still wants to keep an eye on what exactly people are doing with it. A couple of years ago, the IRS referred to Bitcoin as property, which was significant in that the acquisition and sale of property must be tracked for taxing purposes. The alternatives were for Bitcoin to be taxed as capital gains, as currency, or not at all. But now it’s expected that anyone mining or being paid in Bitcoin must record the amounts (in U.S. dollars) as pieces of property.

Now, things are getting a little bit more complicated. Because Bitcoin grew so rapidly and wasn’t initially addressed by the IRS or the U.S. government, there are a few years’ worth of uncertain data that the IRS suddenly wants to get its hands on. Recently, the organization has ordered the release of customer records from Coinbase—the largest provider of Bitcoin services in the United States. While the IRS has not accused Coinbase itself of any wrongdoing, it stated that there may well be Bitcoin users who have (presumably either knowingly or unwittingly) committed tax fraud by failing to comply with policy regarding cryptocurrency.

Coinbase appears poised to fight the Justice Department regarding this order, and it’s likely to become a fairly big story in crytpocurrency circles. The idea of a service releasing specific customer information and transaction records is antithetical to the very purpose of Bitcoin, and what happens in this developing case could set some interesting precedents for how Bitcoin investors operate in the near future.

Jun 082014


Sharexcoin, a new fledgling cryptocurrency exchange has shut down its doors within one week of operations, taking with it all the cryptocurrencies of the depositors. The exchange was a branch-off of Sharecoin, a new PoS cryptocurrency that was given out to the members of Bitcointalk forum. It is unclear at this stage whether this was a well-orchestrated scam or whether the owner was hacked and lost the coins. For continued updates, see the ANN thread of Sharecoin. At the time of this writing, the website is completely inaccessible and there is no way for the depositors to withdraw their funds.

The owner has a Bitcointalk id of ziplibrary and has not logged in since June 3rd 2014.


The community is still scrambling about the effects, with some people losing a lot of their Bitcoins/altcoins on this exchange. There has been no official word on this matter from anyone who runs the exchange.

The idea behind Sharecoin was an interesting one, and it was advertised as “The only coin backed by a real business”, the real business being Sharexcoin, an altcoin exchange that listed mostly new coins on its exchange. It was designed to be a Proof of Stake with a 30% stake per year. However, through the revenues generated at the Sharexcoin exchange, the owner promised to give people who ‘lock in’ their Sharecoin for 30 days, an equivalent of 60% stake per year, twice of what you would get in your wallet.

Sharexcoin was pretty popular for new altcoins, like Energycoin and more recently Qora. It appears that there was a huge trading volume for Qora on Sharexcoin before it went down.

Exchanges like these give the whole space a bad name, and it appears, for all intents and purposes that Sharexcoin is a scam exchange that ran away with all the depositors’ coins. There has been no communication from the owner of any other possible theories. It goes without saying that people are angry and disappointed with yet another exchange closing down.


Did you lose money on Sharexcoin?



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May 112014


Energycoin (official announcement) is the newest kid on the block, with the express intent of promoting energy saving. This comes on the heels of SolarCoin which started this concept and donates SolarCoin to people who actually use solar energy. However, Energycoin is doing something different – it is following a more traditional route of promoting its goals, in creating a fund (2 million energycoin right now) that would be used as a donation to the cause. In addition though, Energycoin is a pure proof of stake (PoS) system, so its creation and network security aren’t too harsh on the energy consumption issue that has been brought up against cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin.

Since Energycoin is pure proof of stake, distribution is a very important factor. It was a good step that they didn’t do a paid IPO because a lot of them seem like scams. Energycoin on the other hand did what’s now being called the F-IPO or free-IPO for pure PoS coins, which is definitely better than a regular IPO.

On the technical front, a maximum of 110 million Energycoin were distributed among the participants who qualified for the F-IPO. The PoS system gives 10% interest in the first year, dropping to 8%, 6%, 2% and 1% indefinitely thereafter each year. This seems like a fair interest, although to me seems a bit on the low end (for instance, HoboNickel, a popular proof of stake coin gives 100% the first year and hasn’t seen any runaway inflation for a number of reasons).

Energycoin comes right around the very successful launch of ShareCoin, which used the same distribution model of a F-IPO or free IPO although ShareCoin is also backed by the business of an exchange. This model is becoming more and more popular with coin developers who are serious about their ideas.

The distribution is now complete, but it would be interesting to see how this project evolves over time. Free IPOs can be hard to sustain in the short term as there are a lot of ‘weak hands’ who would like to sell out their positions as soon as possible and get whatever ‘free Bitcoins’ they can get in return. However, those in this for the medium to long term should be able to hold their stake longer. Like I’ve always said, it is very hard to predict the price of altcoins. All we can do is look at interesting concepts and ideas and invest accordingly.

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Apr 282014

Bitcoin Music FestivalIf you’re in New York, there is absolutely no reason not to go to the Bitcoin Music Festival on Saturday, May 3rd 2014. This is being performed by the Ross Mintzer Band, a passionate group who “perform music for the hearts, minds and bodies of people everywhere”. Check out the Facebook page of the event to learn more and make your presence felt.

It’s a great opportunity to network with some fellow crypto-currency enthusiasts at the generous Bitcoin Center in New York at 40 broad street, right next to the New York Stock Exchange. The event starts at 7:30pm and goes until midnight.

Ross Mintzer has been a regular at the Bitcoin meetups in New York as is passionate about promoting Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies through the medium of music. It provides a great opportunity for him and his team to connect with the ordinary people and make them aware of Bitcoin and what the future holds. The whole community would greatly benefit if are more artists and performers who can reach the common folk through their art and promote and educate people in this area. I am very happy to see Ross take this first step in this direction.

This is the first Bitcoin Music Festival that I am aware of, and it should be a very interesting performance. Come there to show your support for the band and for the promotion of Bitcoin through music. In Ross’ own words, “I created this festival as a celebration of humanity and music, and as an opportunity for the Bitcoin/crypto currency community to bond.” So come there to bond with your fellow community members!

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Mar 032014

This is the first guest post on this blog! Please welcome Neil McStevens as the first guest writer on BTC Geek. Here’s his first post.

Bitcoin is here to stay

Following China barring its financial institutions from handling Bitcoin transactions and Russia prohibiting citizens and corporations from using Bitcoin, the question that is in everybody’s mind is: What does the future hold for the cryptocurrency?

When we try to answer the question about the benefits of using Bitcoin for individuals and businesses we need to take into account the fact that the currency is not illegal in almost all of the developed world, including the United States, while it has been banned and restricted in a couple of countries not known for having the most open economies. The answer then, that comes to mind is that the new digital currency is apparently considered potentially beneficial by governments of forward-thinking economies and thus is most likely here to stay.

The first ATMs in the U.S. are already in place, including in cities like Albuquerque, Seattle and Austin. This move followed the success of the Bitcoin ATMs in Canada, one of the first countries to embrace Bitcoin ATMs and allow for a “sit back and watch” attitude towards Bitcoin – a stance increasingly being adopted by other countries.

Some of the benefits include payment freedom, very low fees, fewer risks for merchants, security and control for individual users, privacy, transparency and neutrality (all evidenced by the fact that data on Bitcoin money supply is freely obtainable from the blockchain for anybody to authenticate).

Descriptions of the mentioned benefits by Bitcoin core developers can be found in Advantages of Bitcoin on

The two benefits in question which we will discuss in this article are:

  1. Private payments i.e. making payments without tying personal information to the transactions.
  2. Irreversible payments.

Private Payments:

About private payments, there are concerns that they could be employed for unlawful purposes. This, however, reflects an incorrect understanding of the benefit. First of all, according to, the internet currency is subjected to similar rules that administer current financial systems. Moreover, the crypto-currency cannot be more anonymous than cash considering its public blockchain and it is likely that it will not be a hindrance to criminal investigations. Jeremy Kirk at PCWorld explains that “Bitcoin offers privacy—as long as you don’t cash out or spend it”.

Besides, Bitcoin is actually engineered to stop a wide range of financial crimes from taking place, an example being chargeback fraud.

Irreversible Payments:

A lot of concerns have been raised on the irreversible payments benefit of Bitcoin, saying this benefit along with the private payments benefit could make the digital currency more attractive to criminals. This again, reflects an incorrect understanding of this benefit, as, again, Bitcoin is subjected to regulations of the current financial systems. According to John Delono at Bitcoin Reviewer:

One of the main reasons that playing poker with Bitcoin is great is the fact the payments are virtually instant and irreversible.

The irreversible property of Bitcoin can prove to be extremely beneficial to online businesses, especially in the areas of e-commerce, gambling, and payment processing.

It should be noted here that the private and irreversible features already exist with the widely-used and well-established wire transfer and cash.

Disadvantages of Bitcoin:

Yes, Bitcoin is not without its disadvantages. But they are there solely because it’s a new currency, and over time, as the currency’s market and technology mature, it could become one of the most popular options, if not the most popular option, for financial transactions. The disadvantages at this early stage of the currency’s life include:

  • Degree of acceptance
  • Volatility
  • Ongoing development

As you can see yourself, the first and the last disadvantages will no more be issues when there is more acceptance of the currency and the technology is improved. The second one – volatility, which will also very likely not be an issue in future when there is a widespread use of the currency, as users, both individuals and businesses, will seek price stability – doesn’t have to be an issue at this stage.

Research conducted by Eli Dourado, an economic research fellow for the Mercatus Center, shows that Bitcoin’s volatility has actually declined over the past three years. He even goes to claim that, “if Bitcoin’s volatility kept falling in half every three and a half years, it would be as stable as the Euro in less than 15 years.”


It becomes easy to see why Bitcoin will succeed in the long run when we take into account the facts that:

  • The internet currency is to send and receive any sum of money immediately anywhere in the world 24/7
  • There are very low fees
  • As transactions do not contain customers’ information and are secure and irreversible, merchants are protected from frauds and fraudulent chargebacks, and as there is no PCI compliance, merchants can easily expand to new markets, overall benefiting from larger markets, lower fees, and minimal administrative costs
  • Bitcoin users are protected from unnoticed or unwanted charges by merchants, are protected against identity thefts (as they can make payments without tying personal information to the transactions), and can safeguard their money with encryption and backup
  • Bitcoin’s core is completely transparent, neutral, and predictable (as all money supply information can be verified on the block chain)
  • Volatility can be dealt with at this early stage of Bitcoin’s life by converting Bitcoin payments into local currency.

Neil McStevens is a journalism major who was born in Texas, and grew up in New Jersey. He loves Bitcoin because it makes simple tasks like paying your bills a lot easier. His hobbies are creative writing, dancing, and coding.

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Jan 212014


If you want to know the regulatory landscape surrounding Bitcoin, here is a great resource to check out – BitLegal. It is a very well designed website and gives a lot of resources for individual countries. I hope they can keep the site up to date with the latest data and information. Such resources are very useful for Bitcoin businesses and users alike. The founder of BitLegal is Zachary Taylor, a web developer from Philadelphia.

I think the map is very well done, and is very easy to navigate. They track about 30+ countries. Like I said, the site would be useful if the data is updated frequently, and I really hope it is. The site can be a go-to resource for anyone looking to know about the regulatory landscape, just like CoinMarketcap has become the go-to resource to check the market caps of crypto-currencies. Good luck to the team behind BitLegal!

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