200,000 People Have Signed Ross Ulbricht’s Clemency Petition

200,000 People Have Signed Ross Ulbricht's Clemency PetitionRoss Ulbricht is forced to spend the rest of his life in prison, and October 1 marked the beginning of his seventh year behind bars. Ulbricht has recently authored a letter explaining that he’s “forgotten what freedom actually feels like” and he’s also realized that he lost some of the “best years of his life.” […]

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Global Law Enforcement Has Auctioned Massive Amounts of Bitcoin

Global Law Enforcement Has Auctioned Massive Amounts of BitcoinLast month, the U.K. police auctioned off roughly $300,000 worth of cryptocurrencies after they were confiscated by the country’s Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU). Since 2014, law enforcement agencies worldwide have been auctioning large sums of bitcoin seized during investigations. For some reason, governments don’t want the digital assets used in crimes and entities […]

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No Victim, No Crime: How the Darknet Drug War Is Ruining Young Lives

No Victim, No Crime - How the Darknet Drug War Is Ruining Young LivesThere aren’t many areas of modern society unaffected by the draconian war on drugs, and non-violent crypto exchange is no exception. Two San Diego men in their twenties reportedly pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of money laundering conspiracy, for selling cannabis on the darknet for bitcoin and operating an unlicensed crypto exchange service. The […]

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PR: Decentralized Recurring Crypto Payments System Launched by Monarch Blockchain

PR: Decentralized Recurring Crypto Payments System Launched by Monarch BlockchainMonarch, the decentralized wallet and suite of crypto services, has launched the first decentralized recurring payments system Until now, there’s been no way to automatically pay merchants in crypto on a recurring basis due to the limits of blockchain-based transactions. To solve this, Monarch developed a patent-pending permission-based smart contract system that pays one wallet address the same amount of cryptocurrency on a daily, weekly, monthly, yearly or other recurring bases. This smart contract allows any merchant to start accepting recurring payments, and any user to start paying onboarded merchants with the supported cryptocurrencies.

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