Binance Freezes BTC Withdrawal to Coin Mixer, Questions Customer – December 20

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Current Bitcoin Price$7,154

Bitcoin has traveled sideways over the last 24 hours of trading, staying within a very tight price range.

Top-20 altcoins also appear to be waiting for some more volatility, with XRP and Ethereum both down less than 1% each. FTX Token is today’s biggest mover, rising 5%.

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👉 Binance Freezes BTC Withdrawal to Coin Mixer, Questions Customer

Binance Singapore has frozen a user’s funds, after they attempted to withdraw the funds to a privacy wallet and mixer.

The exchange also asked very personal questions to resolve the issue, regarding the purpose of the withdrawal, copies of supporting documents, and the individual’s occupational details.

The community has demonstrated its concern over the issue, questioning the invasion of privacy involved.

👉 Coinbase CEO Wins Patent for Tech to Email Bitcoin

Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, has won a patent for a system which allows users to make cryptocurrency transactions via email.

The system involves linking the links email addresses to a corresponding Bitcoin wallet address, and takes 48 hours for transactions to clear.

👉 Stratis Launches STO Platform

Stratis have announced their completion of a platform for conducting Security Token Offerings (STOs).

The platform was built to comply with SEC regulations, and conforms to both KYC and AML laws. It was built using C#, and .NET Core, to make it easily accessible for developers.