U.S. Securities Laws May Apply to Token Sales

SECUnited States Securities Laws May Apply to Offers, Sales, and Trading of Interests in Virtual Organizations as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stated today in a press release that the offering and sale of digital tokens “are subject to the requirements of the federal securities laws”. Continue reading


‘Useless Ethereum Token’ Raises More Than $71k

“You give money to somebody on the Internet, and the person takes it and buys useless-ethereum-tokenthings with it.” Here’s the description of the so-called first 100% honest ethereum ICO “Useless Ethereum Token” and this honesty seems to have paid off, in fact more than 71,000 US dollars were invested in this token via their crowdsale. Continue reading

Rothschild Invest in Bitcoin

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing has revealed that GBTCRothschild Investment Corporation has diversified into cryptocurrencies and purchased Bitcoin via the GBTC (Bitcoin Investment Trust) investment vehicle.

The Rothschild Investment Corporation now owns $210,000 worth of GBTC. Continue reading

Aeroflot Considers Bitcoin Payment

AeroflotRussian flag carrier and largest airline of the Russian Federation, Aeroflot invested recently 24.6 million rubles – approximately €358,000 – to analyze the potential of cryptanalysis and check the use of cryptoscripts and their technical base “Blockchain”. Continue reading

AlphaBay, World’s Largest Darknet Site Shut Down


AlphaBay was an online Darknet Marketplace founded by alpha02, reputable member on most carding forums and experienced carders. He decided to launch his own marketplace on December 22, 2014, and allow sellers from around the world to sell goods to buyers worldwide. Continue reading