Canadian regulator will hold hearing against Bybit for alleged violations of securities law

The Ontario Securities Commission has issued a notice stating that it will be holding a hearing against Bybit regarding the crypto exchange allegedly “flouting” Canadian securities law.

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BTC dumps after Agricultural Bank of China issues, deletes, and reissues Bitcoin ban notice | CryptoSlate

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) published a Bitcoin (BTC) ban announcement, restating its services must not be used for cryptocurrency-related transactions and activities, only to delete it within minutes, pause for a few hours, and then publish the ban all over again.

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Central Bank of Portugal awards first licenses to local crypto exchanges

Banco de Portugal, the country’s central bank, issued operational licenses to two local crypto exchanges for the first time ever, a notice on the site shows. Receiving the licenses were Lisboa-based Criptoloja and Braga-based Mind The Coin.
“It was a long way.

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Biden hints at possible cybersecurity arrangement with Russia over ransomware attacks

United States President Joe Biden implied he made some progress in addressing ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure after speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Following a Wednesday summit in Geneva, Biden said he had spoken with Putin on the issue of cybersecurity, the U.S.

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50 Korean crypto firms apply for new licenses as strict regulation looms

Fifty crypto businesses based in South Korea have applied for a license under the new Information Security Management System (ISMS), a government-backed certification that certifies companies that meet stringent standards of data protection and privacy.

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Democratic lawmakers have formed group to address regulatory concerns around crypto

Maxine Waters, who represents California’s 43rd congressional district in the U.S. Congress, said she had organized a group of Democratic lawmakers for a deep dive on cryptocurrencies and central bank digital currencies. 
In a Tuesday virtual hearing of the U.S.

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