Facebook Libra Already Facing an EU Antitrust Probe: Report

Facebook is reportedly already under investigation by the EU over antitrust issues related to its Libra cryptocurrency project. Source link

US Lawmakers to Discuss Facebook Libra on Swiss Visit: Report

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and other U.S. lawmakers will discuss Facebook’s crypto project with the Swiss data privacy chief this week. Source link

Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

A British man has been handed jail time and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking services and stolen data for crypto. Source link

Binance Jersey Partners with Crypto Platform Caspian for Faster Trades

Fiat-to-crypto platform Binance Jersey is partnering with a crypto platform that provides trading and risk management Source link

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority has upheld complaints over a bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX. Source link

Congressional Research Service Examines Blockchain in Energy Sector

The Congressional Research Service has researched and noted pros and cons of blockchain solutions for the energy sector Source link

UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

The U.K.’s Department of Work and Pensions has identified blockchain and DLT as potentially beneficial technologies for payments infrastructures Source link

Coinbase UK Dropping Support for Cryptocurrency Zcash

The U.K. arm of Coinbase appears to be dropping support for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash. Source link

Investment App Robinhood Wins License to Operate in UK

Robinhood, a stocks, ETFs and crypto investment app, has been given the green light to operate as a broker by a U.K. regulator. Source link

Czech Republic to Impose Stricter Crypto Regulations than EU Requires

Czech regulators plan to impose a fine of up to half a million euros on crypto firms should they fail to register their operations with the national Trade Licensing Office Source link