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Dutch economic advisor calls for a Bitcoin ban
The advisor stated Bitcoin had no ‘intrinsic value’ and that stamping it out of the economy would be a good move.
Dutch Bitcoin exchange fends off Central Bank’s verification demands for crypto users
The Dutch Central Bank even forced crypto firms to ask for screenshots of their customers' wallets—but a new court order said it was unwarranted.
Dutch political candidate uses Bitcoin ‘laser eyes’ for campaign ads
A Dutch politician is now using a popular meme that’s been doing the rounds in crypto circles in the past few weeks. He joins a small list of political types to have cashed in on the meme’s popularity.
Dutch family that sold everything for BTC in 2017 is still buying
Known as the Bitcoin family, the Taihuttus made news back in 2017 when they liquidated all of their assets for Bitcoin.
Move over BTC futures, the world’s accredited millionaires can now profit by mining Bitcoin
Bitcoin mining, long known as an obscure activity limited to cyberpunks and dominated by Chinese brands, can now be an alternative investment option for accredited investors looking to take a BTC bet.
Smoking Gun: Dutch central bank caught overreaching in local crypto businesses
The upcoming fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) within the European Union (EU) has already spelled the end for smaller crypto firms on the continent.
Five upcoming crypto and blockchain events worth attending
Regardless of how cryptocurrency prices are performing in the open marketplace, there is much going on behind the scenes.
Dutch Central Bank to Bring Crypto-Business Under Licensing Regime to Curb Malicious Use
In order to curb the use of cryptocurrencies for malicious activities such as money laundering and the funding of terrorism, the central bank of Netherlands, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), has decided that it would be issuing licenses to cryptocurrency service providers.
Amsterdam Businesses Threatened with Grenades if Bitcoin Ransom Not Paid
Multiple Amsterdam businesses received emails threatening them with hand grenades or shootings if they do not pay €50,000 in bitcoins to the sender, the NLTimes reported on October 31.
Bitfury Considers Listing for $3 – $5 Billion in Europe’s First Major Crypto IPO
Following news of Bitmain and Canaan IPO filings in Hong Kong, Europe looks set to record its own first major crypto IPO, as blockchain infrastructure provider Bitfury is reportedly considering plans to list publicly in London, Amsterdam or Hong Kong.
Abra to Allow European Bank Accounts to Buy and Sell Crypto
Abra, an all-in-one crypto wallet and exchange, has revealed its support for Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) bank accounts, which will allow those living in the SEPA zone, including 28 EU nations, to make direct transfers from European banks to Abra wallets.
Dutch Court Ruling States that Bitcoin has “Transferable Value”
In what is being perceived as a landmark judgment, a Dutch court has recently ruled in favor of an applicant who was owed 0.591 BTC by a private company about a crypto mining dispute.
Dutch Finance Minister Signals for Better Crypto Regulations Within Europe
In a detailed letter to the Dutch Parliament, finance minister Wopke Hoekstra has called for a concerted effort to regulate cryptocurrencies within the European Union so as to bridge the many gaps that currently exist within their financial ecosystem.