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Japan Regulator Plans Treating Digital Currencies like Fiat Money

Japan's Financial Services Agency has proposed treating Bitcoin and other digital currencies in the same way as conventional currencies, according to country's Nikkei news service. The regulating agency's legislative changes identify bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies as conforming to the same functions as fiat currency. These changes will be offered during the ordinary session of Japan's legislature, the...
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Rakuten Fully Integrates Bitnet for Bitcoin Payment

Japanese online retail giant Rakuten yesterday announced it has fully integrated Bitnet's payment processing platform to accept bitcoin as payment. The Bitnet integration allows shoppers full consumer protection and peace of mind when using bitcoin for payment transactions with merchants through Rakuten.com's online marketplace. To mark the occasion, Rakuten.com is...
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Safello CTO Jumps Ship to Join WizSec in Japan

The co-founder and CTO Swedish bitcoin exchange Safello, Emil Oldenburg, has jumped ship to move to Japan and join Bitcoin security specialists WizSec, according to a CoinDesk report. WizSec gained media attention earlier this year when it announced that it had found leads into what happened to the 850,000 missing...
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