Tags : Bans

Bitcoin

UK bans Luno’s ‘time to buy Bitcoin’ ads, calls them

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a series of popular Bitcoin ads in the country citing irresponsibility, a report on national news outlet The Guardian said today. UK ad regulators told Luno its posters on the tube saying, ‘If you’re seeing Bitcoin on the Underground, it’s time to buy’ are misleading because they […]Read More

Regulation

The U.K. advertising watchdog bans “misleading” Bitcoin advert

The U.K.’s advertising watchdog has banned a newspaper advert on the grounds that it irresponsibly promoted Bitcoin. A member of the public complained that the advert was misleading and socially irresponsible. Following an investigation, the complainant’s objections were upheld by The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). “The complainant, who believed the ad targeted retirees, challenged whether […]Read More

Market

What Does Dogecoin Have to Do With Government Crypto Bans?

Dogecoin is not a cryptocurrency you would expect to read about much in this column since it is not exactly an “institutional grade” asset. It has a market cap of over $8 billion at time of writing (less than 1/100th of bitcoin’s), no unique use case and no lively derivatives market. But bear with me […]Read More