Daily Roundup – September 5, 2017

Daily Roundup – September 5, 2017

According to RT, BRICS countries are discussing the use of a new cryptocurrency for the five nation bloc of developing economics. This is according to Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) chief Kirill Dmitriev.

According to Ethereum block explorer Etherscan, roughly $175,000 worth of ether has been sent to a fraudulent address targeted towards potential participants in a new initial coin offering (ICO).

According to reports on Reddit and Twitter, the head of the BTC.TOP bitcoin mining pool has said he will pay miners extra to use his pool instead of F2Pool, which recently revealed that it has no intentions to run code related to the SegWit2x proposal.

According to CoinDesk, Canada’s financial intelligence agency has concerns over the role of cryptocurrency in crime. The potential issues have been outlined in a new report.

According to CoinDesk, Russia’s central bank has issued a warning regarding cryptocurrencies and ICOs. The statement discusses the “high risks” of these new digital assets.

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