Bitstamp Receives BitLicense from New York Financial Regulator

Bitstamp, Europe’s oldest and biggest Bitcoin exchange, has been granted a virtual currency license by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Bitstamp first applied for the license, also known as BitLicense, in June 2015, when NYDFS created the state’s landmark law.

Bitstamp Insists Things Remain the Same After the Exchange is Acquired by a Belgian Investment Firm

NXMH, a Belgium-based investment company, has acquired Bitstamp, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the European Union by volume, it was announced on Monday, October 29.

Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges Team Up with Winlkevoss Twins to Create a Self-Regulatory Organization

Several of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, including Bitstamp and Bittrex, has joined a Winlkevoss brothers’ initiative to create a self-regulatory organization in an effort to prevent fraud and manipulation in digital assets markets.

Bitstamp Licensed in Europe

Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp has officially confirmed it signed an agreement with the government of Luxembourg, which would enable it to launch regulated and licensed services throughout all 28 nations of the European Union. The permission is effective as of July 1, when Bitstamp officially starts operating in Luxembourg. The exchange’s statement on their website reads: […]

Bitstamp Accessible from Russia Again

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp stated it is back online in Russia. According to the company’s tweet, the site is available for Russia-based users again. Effective immediately, @Bitstamp is again accessible from Russia. — Bitstamp (@Bitstamp) February 12, 2016 Nearly a month ago, in January 2016, Bitstamp’s administration announced it had temporarily blocked access to all users […]

Bitstamp Blocked for Russian Users

Bitstamp’s administration announced it had temporarily blocked access to all users from Russia.

Two Major Exchanges Experienced DDoS Attacks. Who’s next?

Shortly after DDoS attack on the major Chinese cryptocurrency exchange, BTCC, two other Bitcoin exchanges reported DDoS attacks on their sites within the last 24 hours. BTC-e Bitcoin exchange BTC-e has been offline for as long as four hours. According to the company’s tweets and official statements at the website, the exchange was subject to […]