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When crypto exchanges act like banks, regulators may treat them as such

Exchanges aren’t very transparent about their methods, but that in fact most handle such internal transactions exactly how regular banks have worked for centuries.
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How to trace stolen bitcoin? The answer may be a 200-year-old U.K. law

A Cambridge professor has found how an 1816 legal ruling can be used to trace stolen bitcoins, thus potentially making it easier for governments to legislate bitcoin exchanges.
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