This Week in Bitcoin: Bacon War, Mining Trucks and Coinbase Salutes Regulator

Put simply, US-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase has applauded the analysis by New York Attorney General to the industry’s business practices. That was in sharp contrast to the powerful rebuke by Kraken CEO Jesse Powell that required a brave stand against the regulatory overreach.

This Week in Bitcoin Podcast

Hackers, a constant pest in the crypto world, have been our focus on Wednesday. Many scammers have taken over the official Vertcoin Twitter accounts and tricked a couple of followers to send them some bitcoin together with the false promise of a giveaway. Another scammer attempted to blackmail a podcaster to committing him bitcoin by holding his site for ransom but got trolled tough. Additionally covered was Coinmarketcap’s five year anniversary, even when the site unveiled  a new symbol, an iOS mobile app and added a few new features.
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