Matthew De Silva

Writer, ETHNews | mdesilva@ethnews.com

Matthew is a writer with a passion for emerging technology. Prior to joining ETHNews, he interned for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as well as the OECD. He graduated cum laude from Georgetown University where he studied international economics. In his spare time, Matthew loves playing basketball and listening to podcasts. He currently lives in Los Angeles. Matthew is a full-time staff writer for ETHNews.

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Baidu Explores Blockchain Technology 1
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World

Baidu Explores Blockchain Technology

On Tuesday, Baidu, China’s leading Internet search engine, confirmed its interest in blockchain technology by becoming a premier member of Hyperledger. China’s prohibitions of cryptocurrency exchanges and token offerings clearly have not dissuaded domestic blockchain development.
Greek Court Approves Russian Extradition Of Suspected BTC e Operator Alexander Vinnik
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Law And Legislation

Russia And US Feud: Greek Court Upholds Competing Extradition Requests For Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

On Wednesday, a Greek court supported the Russian extradition request for Alexander Vinnik, accused of laundering upwards of $4 billion of criminal proceeds through BTC-e. This ruling complicates the request made by American authorities, which was approved just one week ago. Attention now turns to the Greek Minister of Justice who will adjudicate on this dispute.
   

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