Daily Roundup – July 14, 2017

Daily Roundup – July 14, 2017

According to Bloomberg, the former CEO of Morgan Stanley has invested in an agency brokerage for cryptocurrencies through Venture One. Venture One is the only investor in the startup at this point, which is called Omega One.

According to CoinDesk, a Republican member of the US House of Representatives has called for tighter anti-money laundering rules around digital currencies. The congressman who made the comments on the house floor also indicated that the technology is useful for people who live under “abusive and corrupt governments.”

Over on Reddit, a user shared a document from a leading online bank in Switzerland that explains how the bank has partnered with Bitstamp to offer bitcoin trading to its customers.

Over at CNBC, the current dispute regarding how Bitcoin will scale to handle more users was covered. The article claims that the scaling debate could cause a financial panic in the bitcoin price around August 1st.

According to CoinJournal, early Bitcoin developer Amir Taaki, who is perhaps best known for his work on Dark Wallet, has sided with Blockstream and Peter Todd in the Bitcoin scaling debate. Taaki shared his view on the matter in recent interviews on The Crypto Show and The Tatiana Show.

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