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Japanese Crypto Exchanges Tap Star Power for Marketing Arms Race

Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges have been very active in advertising their services. Several exchanges including Bitflyer, DMM Bitcoin, Tech Bureau’s Zaif and the hacked exchange Coincheck have been tapping into star power and launching TV commercials with original music. Also...

Japanese Crypto Associations Merging to Restore Trust Across the Industry

Japan’s two cryptocurrency associations have reportedly decided to merge in order to restore trust in the industry and accelerate self-imposed rules. Once approved by the Japanese financial regulator, the new organization will have the power to set penalties...

Coincheck Produces Recovery Plan While Investors Flock to Withdraw Funds

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has submitted a report to the country’s financial authority outlining measures it will take following the hack that lost 58 billion yen worth of the cryptocurrency NEM from its platform. However, customers rush to...

Japanese Crypto Investors Flee Capital Gains Taxation of up to 55%

Reports have indicated that some investors are relocating in search of alternative taxation regimes in order to avoid heavy capital gains taxes. Japan currently taxes capital gains on profits derived through virtual currency trading at between 15% and...

Japan’s DMM Launches Large-Scale Domestic Cryptocurrency Mining Farm and Showroom

Japanese entertainment giant DMM has launched its “large-scale Japan-quality” mining farm, with a plan to deploy more farms overseas. DMM is also launching a showroom, allowing the public to tour its mining farm, as well as a mining...

Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License

The Japanese financial regulator will be issuing its first warning since the legalization of cryptocurrencies as a method of payment in Japan. An overseas initial coin offering agency has reportedly been attracting Japanese investors without a license, repeatedly...

The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 5: ICOs – Peril or Menace or Expression of Satoshi Spirit? (Part 2)

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 2 : The Moral Imperative of Privacy Chapter 5: Implementing Crypto Privacy by Wendy McElroy ICOs: Peril or Menace or Expression of Satoshi Spirit? (Chapter 5, Part 2) It...

Japan’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Details Plan to Accept Bitcoin

Japan’s leading low-cost airline, Peach Aviation, has been working to implement a bitcoin payment system. Recently, there were reports that the company may be rethinking its bitcoin strategy following the recent hack of a major Japanese cryptocurrency exchange....

Japanese Financial Authority Inspecting 32 Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has announced that it is inspecting all 32 cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan. This includes 16 exchanges that have not obtained a license but are currently under review by the agency and those that...

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