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How Cryptocurrency Meets Residents’ Economic Needs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-saharan Africa accounts for the least cryptocurrency transaction volume of any region we study, with $100.6 billion in on-chain volume…

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Crypto Adoption Steadies in South Asia, Soars in the Southeast

Central & Southern Asia and Oceania (CSAO) is the third largest region in our global crypto adoption index this year, with citizens of CSAO countries receiving $932 billion in cryptocurrency. It's also home to seven of the top twenty countries by rank. In this Geography of Cryptocurrency Report preview, we explain why.

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The 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index: Emerging Markets Lead in Grassroots Adoption, China Remains Active Despite Ban, and Crypto Fundamentals Appear Healthy

We’re excited to share with you Chainalysis’ 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index. For the third consecutive year, we ranked all…

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Cryptocurrency Markets Aren’t Liquid Enough for Mass Russian Sanctions Evasion

One question many have asked is whether or not cryptocurrency markets have enough liquidity to allow for mass sanctions evasion…

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Is Bitcoin Traceable?

Blockchains may be public, but they're not easy to read. Transaction graphing tools make these otherwise perplexing activities easy to understand, analyze, and see.

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체이널리시스, 가상자산 제재 감시 툴 ‘오라클’ 무료 출시

블록체인 데이터 플랫폼 기업 체이널리시스(한국지사장 백용기)가 가상자산 제재 감시 툴인 체이널리시스 오라클(Chainalysis oracle)을 예정보다 빨리 출시했다고 밝혔다. API는 다음 달…

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Cryptocurrency Brings Millions in Aid to Ukraine, But Could It Also Be Used For Russian Sanctions Evasion?

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, cryptocurrency is taking on an important role in the conflict. On the positive side,…

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History Has Its Eyes on Crypto. Let’s Prove It’s on the Right Side.

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, people from all over the world have donated tens of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency…

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Exploring Blockchains: A Simple Guide

Few technologies inspire as much excitement and skepticism as blockchains. On the one hand, they’ve birthed a golden age of…

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Five Reasons Why 2022 Will Be The Year Regulators Around The World Take On Crypto

Caroline Malcolm is Chainalysis’ Head of International Policy. With the new year now well underway, I’m delighted to announce that…

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Criminal Whales Hold over $25 Billion in Cryptocurrency From Multitude of Illicit Sources

This blog is a preview of our 2022 Crypto Crime Report. Sign up here to download your copy now! One positive…

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DeFi Takes on Bigger Role in Money Laundering But Small Group of Centralized Services Still Dominate

This blog is a preview of our 2022 Crypto Crime Report. Sign up here to download your copy now! Cybercriminals dealing in…

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Meet the Malware Families Helping Hackers Steal and Mine Millions in Cryptocurrency

This blog is a preview of our 2022 Crypto Crime Report. Sign up here to download your copy now! When it comes…

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Crypto Tax 101, 201 & 301: What Taxpayers and Tax Authorities Should Consider After Cryptocurrency’s Breakout Year

Whether you’re a taxpayer or tax authority, there’s a lot to consider about crypto when tax season rolls around.  Taxpayers…

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Crypto Crime Trends for 2022: Illicit Transaction Activity Reaches All-Time High in Value, All-Time Low in Share of All Cryptocurrency Activity

This blog is a preview of our 2022 Crypto Crime Report. Sign up here to download your copy now! Cryptocurrency-based crime hit…