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PayPal drops domain registrar Epik over its 'alternative' digital currency

Le Oct 25, 2020
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PayPal has terminated domain registrar Epik's account over the legality of its currency, although Epik is accusing it of political bias.

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PayPal drops domain registrar Epik over its 'alternative' digital currency https://t.co/THEKf4k1gt https://t.co/eg15J57lbp
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PayPal drops domain registrar Epik over its 'alternative' digital currency

PayPal drops domain registrar Epik over its 'alternative' digital currency

PayPal has terminated domain registrar Epik's account over the legality of its currency, although Epik is accusing it of political bias.

PayPal cuts ties with domain registrar Epik over digital currency

PayPal cuts ties with domain registrar Epik over digital currency

An Epik SVP wrote in a letter that conservative bias was to blame for the decision

Home to Proud Boys domain, Gab, and other right-wing sites posts unhinged letters after PayPal cuts ties

Home to Proud Boys domain, Gab, and other right-wing sites posts unhinged letters after PayPal cuts ties

A story about domain names, white nationalists, and accusations of money laundering.

The Tax Man Taps the Brakes on Digital Currency Expansion

The Tax Man Taps the Brakes on Digital Currency Expansion

Facebook and a consortium of 28 founding members announced the launch in 2020 of a new digital currency called Libra. Libra’s potential for misuse has alarmed U.S. regulators and central ...

Domain Registrar Can be Held Liable for Pirate Site, Court Rules

Domain Registrar Can be Held Liable for Pirate Site, Court Rules

The Higher Regional Court of Saarbrücken has confirmed that domain registrars can be held liable for the infringements of pirate sites. Even a single link can require a registrar to take a ...

Pittsburgh shooting: Gab drops offline after attack

Pittsburgh shooting: Gab drops offline after attack

PayPal and others pulled support for Gab's "free speech" service after a gun attack on a synagogue.

A Low-Risk Way to Bet on Fintech and Blockchain

A Low-Risk Way to Bet on Fintech and Blockchain

This century-old tech company is more disruptive than you think.

The Federal Reserve of St. Louis has published an excellent paper on payment systems and privacy.

The Federal Reserve of St. Louis has published an excellent paper on payment systems and privacy.

Research Fellow Charles Kahn explains why financial privacy is important irrespective of concerns over illicit transactions, and how privacy is being …

The Costs of Forcing an Online Haven for Racists Off the Internet

The Costs of Forcing an Online Haven for Racists Off the Internet

In late October, a gunman apparently fueled by virulent anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories fed by the president opened fire on a synagogue in Pi

PayPal drops out of Facebook's Libra digital currency project

PayPal drops out of Facebook's Libra digital currency project

Social media giant's plan to develop an alternative payments system has drawn fire from regulators and Congress

Typosquatting and the 2020 U.S. Presidential election: Cyberspace as the new political battleground

Typosquatting and the 2020 U.S. Presidential election: Cyberspace as the new political battleground

Photon Research Team thought it would be interesting to use this pool of candidates as a backdrop for research into typosquatted domains; following the 2016 presidential election, it was a ...

The August 2019 domain name registrar breach

The August 2019 domain name registrar breach

Domain name registrar Web.com announced a data breach that could lead to an explosion of phishing scams as the exposed personal information can be connected directly to websites and their ...

Domain name registrar suspends 600 suspicious coronavirus websites

Domain name registrar suspends 600 suspicious coronavirus websites

Web domain name registrars are stepping up their efforts to tackle scammers, and it starts even before their websites go live.

GDPR court decisions still only a trickle: there might be a deluge yet

GDPR court decisions still only a trickle: there might be a deluge yet

Court decisions relating to privacy since GDPR came into force have not exactly been pouring out. But some key decisions have been made. Right now, it feels like regulators are waging a ...