War on Privacy Coins

War on Privacy Coins
France Declares War on Crypto Anonymity, Cites ‘Terrorism’ in KYC Mandate - CoinDesk
The French finance ministry is imposing sweeping KYC rules on all VASPs in the country.

The French Ministry of Finance unveiled sweeping know-your-customer (KYC) requirements on all cryptocurrency companies operating in and servicing the country on Wednesday, a move that could ultimately strip the French crypto space of any semblance of anonymity.

Privacy Coin Advocates Persevere Amid Exchange Delistings - CoinDesk
As delisting for privacy coins spreads, advocates argue regulators should want them on cryptocurrency exchanges.

This news comes a few months after Shapeshift delisted monero, zcash and dash. South Korea-based exchange Bithumb also dropped monero in June, continuing a trend of delisting privacy coins by cryptocurrency exchanges that seems unlikely to stop anytime soon.