US couple lose child custody over chemo refusal

Image copyright Taylor Bland-Ball Image caption Taylor Bland-Ball and Joshua McAdams’ son was diagnosed with cancer in April A cancer-stricken four-year-old boy in Florida has been ordered to live with his grandmother after his parents prevented him from having chemotherapy. The custody ruling on Monday against parents Taylor Bland and Joshua McAdams came after their…

Whales Transfer Massive Amounts of Bitcoin as Bakkt Opens Warehouse Custody

The hype surrounding the imminent launch of Bakkt’s physically settled Bitcoin futures platform may not be unwarranted, as it now appears that some of the biggest BTC whales in the market are transferring their massive holdings into Bakkt’s warehouse custody solutions. Assuming that the platform’s launch is met with great utilization, it is highly probable…

US moves to abolish child migrant custody limits

Image copyright Getty Images Migrant families who cross the southern border of the US illegally could be detained indefinitely under a new regulation announced by the Trump administration. It replaces an agreement that set a limit on how long the government could hold migrant children in custody. The move was announced by Acting Homeland Security…

Bitcoin: Coinbase Buys Xapo Custody for $55 Million

Cryptocurrency firm Coinbase has acquired the custody business of Xapo, a service best known for storing Bitcoins in a vault under a Swiss mountain. The acquisition comes as part of an aggressive push by Coinbase to expand its custody services, and could result in the San Francisco company storing over 5% of all Bitcoins in…

Russia protests: Opposition couple face losing custody of son

Image copyright Reuters Image caption More than 1,000 people were detained at the 27 July rally Prosecutors in Russia are seeking to strip a couple of parental rights after they took their one-year-old son to an unsanctioned opposition protest. They said in a statement that the couple had put the baby’s life in danger by…

Statement issued by the US SEC and FINRA on Crypto Custody Regulations : CryptoCurrency

I disagree with this one, but it’s dependent on the overall architecture of the token itself. This obviously won’t work for all cryptos, but I think we’re finding ourselves in a position of needing cryptos that can adhere to the current regulatory environment. For the Stellar network specifically, I believe there’s adequate measures that can…