Daily Roundup – August 30, 2017

Daily Roundup – August 30, 2017

According to CoinDesk, the Ethereum Foundation has struck a deal with Russian state-owned development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB). The hope of the partnership is to development a community of Ethereum experts in Russia.

According to CoinDesk, Israeli regulators are preparing to study initial coin offerings (ICOs) to see how they’re applicable to domestic securities laws.

According to Forbes, Blockchain CEO Peter Smith has claimed that a top 30 government in the world will launch a digital currency within the next 24 months. The comments were made during Smith’s appearance on This Week in Startups.

According to Bleeping Computer, nearly 3,000 cryptocurrency miners were exposed online via Telnet ports without passwords.

Over at Forbes, Kyle Torpey has published a rebuttal to some of the negative comments investment adviser Peter Schiff made about bitcoin during a recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience.

Featured image via Florian Plag.

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Kyle Torpey

Kyle Torpey is a freelance writer and researcher who has been following Bitcoin since 2011. His work has been featured in VICE Motherboard, Business Insider, NASDAQ, New York Post, The Next Web, American Banker, and other media outlets. You can follow Kyle on Twitter, send him an email, sign up for his daily Bitcoin newsletter, or visit his personal website.


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