Court allows IRS to seek user info from blockchain firm Coinbase

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By Ismail Shakil and Sruthi Shankarin Bengaluru
Reuters
Thursday, December 1, 2016

A federal court in California on Wednesday allowed the Internal Revenue Service to seek three years of information from blockchain firm Coinbase Inc. about its American users, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

The court in Northern District of California authorized the IRS to serve a so-called "John Doe summons," used when the summoned person can't be identified, to Coinbase for U.S. taxpayers who conducted virtual currency transactions on its platform during 2013 to 2015. ...

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http://in.reuters.com/article/usa-coinbase-idINKBN13Q2Z5



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Canadian Government Issues Key Water License
for Seabridge Gold's KSM Project in British Columbia

Company Announcement
Monday, November 21, 2016

TORONTO -- Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA) (NYSE:SA) announced today it has received a license from the Government of Canada required for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the water storage facility and associated ancillary water works at its 100 percent-owned KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia.

The license, as authorized within the International Rivers Improvement Act, regulates all structures and activities situated on transboundary waters shared with the United States that have the potential to affect water quality and quantity. The Water storage facility and its ancillary water works (water diversion ditches and tunnels) are the primary water management control systems for the KSM Project. These facilities separate water that has not contacted mined material from so-called contact water originating from disturbed areas of the mine site and then contain the contact water prior to treatment and eventual release to the receiving environment.

These facilities are situated on Mitchell and Sulphurets creeks, tributaries of the transboundary Unuk River system that flows into Alaska. The license was granted for a term of 25 years under the International Rivers Improvements Regulations as administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada. ...

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http://seabridgegold.net/News/Article/642/federal-government-issues-key-...



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