Coinpia Has Temporarily Suspended Its Crypto Activity

The South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinpia has suspended the ability to make deposits using the fiat currency as well as the trading activities
08 February 2018   1224

The crypto exchange Coinpia faced problems in complying with the new regulations, especially Know-Your-Customer (KYC) policy. This policy was implemented by the Finance Service Commission (FSC) in South Korea. It implies that the platform should have an access to the clients’ personal information such as user’s full name, residence address, citizenship, birth date, photo of government issued ID, social security number, bank statement.

At the moment, South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have to respect new laws in case they want to continue trading. Every company is compelled to comply with the KYC law. Otherwise, they will have to block their provision activities.

Due to the lack of time the exchange was forced to suspend the trading activity in order to adapt to new country’s regulations. According to the company’s Executive, the Coinpia team will start to revise the personal system in order to meet government’s requirements.

Starting from 30 January 2018, all the unknown institutions that have virtual bank accounts were restricted. The Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Commission, Kim Yong-Beom, stated that traders are not allowed to make deposits in digital accounts if the name of their bank account does not match the account name in the crypto exchange.

Radix to Replay All BTC Transactions in 15 Minutes

Radix is developing a DLT alternative, with which it has a lot of common, but at the same time it is more scalable and easier for devs to work with
13 June 2019   356

The Radix project had conducted visual testing of the capabilities of its technology in a “live” format.

According to the announcement on Twitter, testing begun 12.06 at 9:30 Eastern time. During the process, Radix promised to reproduce all transactions from the Bitcoin blockchain, that had been recorded there for 10 years of cryptocurrency existence. The entire procedure is expected to take less than one hour. Thus, the project intends to demonstrate the bandwidth and scalability of the solution created by it.

Team was able to perform successful test in 15 minutes. That's 4 times less than expected. Impressive result.

Radix is developing an alternative to the blockchain technology, with which it shares characteristics such as decentralization and protection against unauthorized access, but at the same time it is more scalable and easier to handle for developers. To do this, the project uses database sharding, which ensures linear scalability of registries.