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Originally published at: https://milehighdecentralized.org/blogs/f/changelly%E2%80%99s-new-policy-is%E2%80%9Cdaylight-robbery%E2%80%9D Changelly has begun stealing the deposited Monero and XEM tokens, of customers refusing to provide AML/KYC information, which was requested only after deposits were made. Changelly claims to have included an advisory notice in their user terms and conditions about the new AML/KYC requests for so-called Read more…

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How to protect yourself from Cryptojacking

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How to identify a scam ICO

Originally published at: How to identify a scam ICO With so many scams, charlatans, and con artists in cryptocurrency, it often feels daunting for newcomers to the space to differentiate between the legitimate and scam projects. So today I am going to go over some of the warning signs to Read more…

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Originally published at: 10 Largest ICO Scams ICOs have been the most controversial thing to hit the finance world since Bitcoin. Love them or hate them, ICOs are here to stay. They have been the hottest topic in the cryptocurrency, hedge fund, and venture capital worlds, blurring the line between the formalized Read more…

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Biggest Cryptocurrency Hacks Ever

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Best Cryptocurrency Lending Platforms

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The Best Decentralized Exchanges

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