Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Google ends cryptocurrency ad ban — but only for certain kinds of ads

Google is ending its sweeping ban on cryptocurrency-related advertising and plans to allow regulated crypto exchanges to buy ads in the United States and Japan. The new policy starts in October. Google’s updated policy applies to advertisers all over the world, though the ads can only run in the U.S. and Japan, and interested parties will […]

Cryptocurrency mining apps banned on Play Store by Google

Google has banned cryptocurrency mining apps from the Android Play Store. The policy of Google is similar to Apple’s policy which still allows mining if the processing happens in the cloud. Though on-device mining on Android hardware has been banned now. The ban on cryptocurrency miners in the Play Store also follows a Google block on […]

Google to Offer Distributed Ledger Solutions in Cloud Platform Marketplace

Google announced that the company has partnered with two blockchain-focused firms, Digital Asset and BlockApps, to offer new distributed ledger technology solutions on Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP). With the new partnerships, Google joins other high-profile tech companies with blockchain-as-a-service offerings, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle Amazon Web Services. Read more Related: Building a better cloud […]

Google bitcoin ban: New policy on cryptocurrency is ‘heavy-handed’ and ‘unethical’, say experts

Google’s decision to ban all bitcoin and cryptocurrency adverts on its platforms is ill-thought-out and potentially even unethical, according to industry experts. The new policy, which has been announced in a blogpost in March, comes into effect this month. Both Google and Facebook have recently revealed their interest in cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology, leading […]

Google to Ban ICO and Crypto Ads Starting In June

Google has said it will change its financial product policy in June this year, a move that will see advertisements related to cryptocurrency effectively banned. The firm indicated that it will change its existing financial product restriction list in June this year, blacklisting ad content including but not limited to initial coin offerings (ICO), cryptocurrency […]

Anecdotal Reports Suggest Google is Cracking Down on ICO Advertising

According to the anecdotal reports of several companies operating in the ICO industry, Google is taking steps to restrict the visibility of ICO advertising on its platforms. Despite Google making no official change to its policies regarding cryptocurrencies and ICOs, several companies operating with ICOs have reported significant drops in the performance of advertising campaigns run […]

Canadian Official Calls On Google To Ban Crypto and ICO Ads

Jason Roy, senior investigator for the Manitoba Securities Commission in Canada, has asked Google to follow Facebook in its advertising policies and ban all ads that relate to crypto and ICO. Roy said that regulators have been in talks with Google regarding their concern and are waiting for Google to follow Facebook and enact a […]