Zcash Prices Sink Below $30 in Market First

The price of the privacy-oriented digital currency zcash traded below $30 on most of its major exchanges today, a first for the publicly traded blockchain token launched last October. The cryptocurrency, which leverages zero-knowledge proofs called zk-SNARKS, fell to as little as $27. more »

Poland’s Financial Ombudsman Calls for Bitcoin Exchange Regulation

Poland’s Financial Ombudsman has called on the country’s Ministry of Finance to regulate the local cryptocurrency industry. The official, Aleksandra Wiktorow, told local radio broadcaster Polskie Radio that her office has filed an official letter to the ministry in which it said that Poland’s cryptocurrency market is experiencing rapid growth and should be subject to regulations that would protect customers of cryptocurrency exchanges. more »