• adblock,  Bitcoin,  Regulation

    Crypto-trolling financial adviser relishes outrage after calling for U.K. Bitcoin ban

    Financial adviser Neil Liversidge says he isn’t bothered that his petition has received just 111 of the necessary 100,000 signatures. He just wants to cripple criminals—and drive ‘Bitcoin people…berserk’

    A financial adviser who has launched a petition urging the U.K. government to ban Bitcoin transactions has told Modern Consensus: “I want to crash crypto.”

  • ransomware hackers demand bitcoin for sex toy
    adblock,  Bitcoin,  Technology

    Hackers demand $700 bitcoin ransom for man’s “family jewels”

    Hackers took control of an app-controlled, internet-of-things connected male chastity device in an attempt to obtain a ransom, according to a report

    According to a Jan. 11 report, hackers took advantage of a known cybersecurity vulnerability in the software of a “smart” sex toy, hoping to effectively hold the man who used the device hostage, by locking him in the chastity device.

  • PornHub only accepts crypto payments
    adblock,  Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies

    Besieged PornHub now only accepts crypto payments

    After a devastating New York Times column accused it of allowing child pornography, Visa and Mastercard banned the world’s biggest adult entertainment platform

    The paying customer onboarding page of PornHub’s website now shows only a cryptocurrency payment option to users accessing it from a United States-based internet protocol (IP) address. Customers accessing the service from Europe—on the other hand—are only met by the SEPA European bank wire option.

  • Crypto swearing opinion
    adblock,  Opinion

    Opinion: Why swear words in professional crypto reports just aren’t good enough

    With institutional investors and everyday investors entering the space for the first time, discussing crypto issues like you’re in a bar with your mates can’t cut it anymore

    The cryptocurrency sector has a language problem. As razor sharp as Ryan Selkis’ analysis may be, it’s quite a sweary read. The word “shit” appears nine times, while “fuck” also gets nine mentions throughout the document. As razor sharp as Ryan Selkis’ analysis may be, it’s quite a sweary read.