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Dear Bitcoin (BTC), I’m Breaking Up With You

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Dear Bitcoin,

I remember when I first met you. How could I forget?

I spent hours, days, reveling in your unlikely story, digitally printed so delicately on your white paper skin. I knew so little then. But I believed in you with all my heart.

We all did.

It seems like forever now since we ran through the hills and valleys of your volatile landscape, dipping our toes like children in your shallow seas and running from the incoming tides that chased us further and further onto the safety of your sandy shore.

It wasn’t always perfect, but you were always there for us. Rising above it all. Breaking through every barrier and key resistance level on the way to Heaven. Nirvana. Enlightenment.

And I see you trying, Bitcoin. I see the desperation in your attempts at recovery. But something is wrong.

You seem guarded. Thinner. Stagnate in the face of our futures together. And I’m not sure how to help you. I can’t help you.

You’ve changed.

Do you even remember the promises you made us? You used to go on and on about the virtues of self-sovereignty. For God’s sake, we were going to destroy the very system that you now seem so eager to please!

And as I look out at the laser-leveled hills on your horizon, and swat at the mosquitos that breed at the edges of your newly calmed waters, I feel like I need to make a decision for myself.

I am breaking up with you, Bitcoin. There are plenty of coins in the crypto sea. You aren’t the only one.

It’s been great. Really. But the world changes. Crypto-coins change. And people change too. I’m sorry to let you down. I just thought that before I opened my cold storage and let you go, I should say something. Something meaningful and real like you used to be. I will always love you, Bitcoin. But I’m moving on.

Micah C. Miracle

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Cryptocurrency Fraud is Evolving; Bitcoin ATMs Mitigate Risk 

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In one of the more overlooked aspects of the crypto ecosystem, it appears that the bulk of illicit activities are shifting from hacks and thefts to cryptocurrency fraud and scams.

CipherTrace, the crypto-surveillance, and analysis firm released a report at the end of Q4 2019 that revealed hacks and thefts had decreased by 66 percent in 2019 while fraud and misappropriation of funds surged by 533 percent. And beneath the COVID-19 hysteria of 2020, hacks in the crypto sector have been eerily isolated. 

Outside of a few exploited flaws in P2P exchanges and DeFi flash loan vulnerabilities, the headline-grabbing hacks of exchanges for hundreds of millions of dollars have been absent so far this year. Is the industry due for another massive hack, or are stringent KYC/AML processes, regulatory crackdowns, better security practices, and blockchain surveillance working? 

KYC/AML Improvements Are Reducing the Appeal of Crypto Exchange Laundering 

2020 is far removed from the no-KYC wild west days of the early-mid 2010s where anonymous altcoin casinos preponderated and the Dark Underbelly of Cryptocurrency Markets thrived. 

Today, bitcoin and the crypto ecosystem is becoming institutionalized with a surfeit of derivatives (e.g., options, futures, perp swaps, etc.) available on…

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IE Option – 91% Profit on BTC Fluctuations in Every 60s

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On Thursday, Bitcoin price broke below $6,700 and hit the weekly low to $6,480. Then, it rebounded back above $7,000 again with an increasing rate of 5%. At press time, based on the incomplete statistics, more than $720 million worth cryptocurrency futures contracts have been liquidated in this week. During the strong market fluctuation, investors are learning a hard lesson about the downside of cryptocurrency futures trading with leverage. 

Since we know that we cannot make money by investing in BTC spot trade during the bear market, and we notice the high risks of liquidation by trading leveraged bitcoin futures contracts, how can we hedge the loss in spot trade and profit from the BTC market volatility? 

BTC Option is a profitable trading product that you can turn to!

What is Option?

Option is a type of crypto derivative contract which enables investors to make speculative bet on price rising and falling. Call option means that trader long BTC at a given strike price, while Put option allows trader to short BTC at a given strike price. 

For example, if you predict that BTC price may surge, you can buy a call option. Suppose that you buy a call option at $7,000. As long as price exceeds $7,000, you can make profit. 

IE Option – Get…

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4 things you should know about bitcoin casinos

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Bitcoin Casinos are the ideas of innovation, firmly moving towards the goal of disrupting the whole Gambling Industry. Best Bitcoin Casinos are the true trailblazers of the new era of gambling. Their creators quickly recognized all the immense potential that blockchain and cryptocurrencies contained within themselves. Most of the top Crypto Casinos started operating in the first half of the past decade and are quickly moving towards being the dominant force, when it comes to online gambling. There are a couple of key characteristics and advantages that elevate BTC Casinos above the rest of the competition on the market.  

Trusted casinos have fast withdrawals

Only the Best Bitcoin Casinos offer players the benefits that come with using cryptocurrencies as the main source of finance. One of the biggest advantages that BTC Casinos have over the rest of the competition is speed. When using cryptocurrencies, players can deposit and most importantly withdraw their money with blistering speeds. Thanks to blockchain technology, all the financial transactions are completed within the minutes of request. Alternatively, standard online casinos operating under the guidance of classical banking intuitions, need several days to complete the same procedures.

In BTC Casinos anonymity matters 

Another amazing benefit of Bitcoin Casinos is the ability to stay completely anonymous during the transactions and gameplay. Thanks to the…

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