Google Allows Crypto Ads in US With Restrictions

Firms must be registered with the U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network or a federal or state chartered banking regulator.

News  ·  4 August 2021

Indian High Court Seeks Disclaimers on Crypto Advertising

The High Court of Delhi is seeking responses and has scheduled the matter for discussion in August.

News  ·  14 July 2021

UK Ad Watchdog to Clamp Down on Crypto Marketing: Report

The agency is flagging crypto as a "red alert."

News  ·  9 July 2021

Portland Trail Blazers to Wear NBA’s First Crypto Ad Patch (Sorry, PayPal)

The StormX deal is just the latest example of crypto companies going all-in on sports sponsorships.

Business  ·  1 July 2021

Crypto App Luno Ordered to Amend ‘Misleading’ Ads

The U.K.'s advertising regulator said the ads gave the impression that bitcoin investment is simple, when it is in fact "complex" and "volatile".

Policy & regulation  ·  26 May 2021

UK Watchdog Bans ‘Socially Irresponsible’ Bitcoin Ad

The complainant said the ad targeted retirees and misled the public over the risks of bitcoin investment.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 March 2021

Bitcoin Scam Using Unauthorized Celebrity Images in Ads Traced to Moscow: Report

A Guardian Australia investigation traced the source of a major crypto scam using Google ads to addresses in Moscow.

Policy & regulation  ·  16 December 2020

Bitcoin Exchanges Flood London’s Metro With Adverts

Two cryptocurrency exchanges chose to kick off advertising campaigns on London's Underground transport system Monday.

Business  ·  14 December 2020
Privacy Has Quietly Raised $50M to Make Advertising Personal and Data Private has raised over $50 million to reward users for engaging with ads. Will advertisers buy in?

Business  ·  29 September 2020

New Blockchain Program Aims to Counter Fake Viewer Data, Scam Ads

The platform targeted at combating scams advertised in video ads deploys a combination of Theta’s blockchain, Google’s BigQuery solution and Chainlink’s oracles.

News  ·  25 September 2020

Google, Twitter and Facebook Face $600M Lawsuit Over Crypto Ad Bans

The corporate giants could soon face the wrath of cryptocurrency business owners in a lawsuit over the banning of crypto advertising in 2018.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 July 2020

Bidooh Founders Admit to Cloning Business for Rival Advertising Venture

The founders had used the tech to establish a rival advertising firm, but claimed they'd been "screwed out of" their company.

Business  ·  24 April 2020
Court Cases

Ethereum-Based Ad Firm Bidooh Sues Founders in Tech Ownership Dispute

The co-founders are countersuing, claiming the company – which developed "Minority Report-inspired ad boards – has been hijacked.

Business  ·  30 January 2020

Miller Lite Teams With Blockchain Firm for Customer Engagement Game

Miller Lite has partnered with a blockchain marketing company for a promotional game that utilizes blockchain and crypto collectibles.

Business  ·  22 August 2019

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority has upheld complaints over a "misleading" bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 August 2019