Category: Russia

Bank of Japan Turns Back on State-Issued Cryptocurrency

The Bank of Japan has become the latest government financial institution to recognize the risks of state-issued cryptocurrencies. According to its Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya, a national digital coin may jeopardize the traditional financial system established in developed countries. The Japanese central bank has no plans to issue its own crypto, he said. Also read:

Russian Gov’t Blocks 20 Mln IP Addresses To Ban Telegram, App Still Operational

The Russian government has blocked about 20 mln IP addresses to ban Telegram: dozens of unrelated services have suffered network failures, Telegram still works. After announcing the ban of encrypted messenger Telegram last Friday, Russian telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor (RKN) began blocking the app Monday, April 16. In order to ban access to the messenger, the