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Hacks like the one on Coincheck expose gullible investors to risk, but it also means funds could be flowing undetected into the hands of money launderers and terrorists.

What the Coincheck hack tells us about how Australian regulators will handle a cryptocurrency hack

Australian regulators face similar problems as their Australian counterparts in getting cryptocurrency platforms to regulate and prosecuting them when things go wrong.
When using a cryptocurrency, you interact with a system like the blockchain, an online ledger that records transactions, directly. Bitcoin, is an examples of this.

Why the RBA would want to create a digital Australian dollar

A digital Australian dollar could remove the role of middlemen and creates a cheaper electronic currency system, while at the same time enabling the government to fully regulate the system.
One of China’s biggest bitcoin exchanges recently stopped trading after regulators ordered all digital currency exchanges to close — demonstrating traditional institutions’ nervousness about distributed trust technologies. In this 2013 photo, a staff member at Bitcoin mining company Landminers in southwestern China checks a computer used for that purpose. (Chinatopix via AP)

Beyond Bitcoin: The power struggle over trust-based technology

The development of distributed trust technologies is making traditional institutions like banks, corporations and governments nervous. Those who have power like to hold onto it. What's next?

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