A new Reason documentary explores why, for some, bitcoin is the 'real Green New Deal.'
The Commodities Futures Trading Commission announces charges and settlements with three companies that may mean very bad news for all DeFi operations doing business with U.S. citizens.
Government Blocking of "Tornado Cash" Cryptocurrency-Related Service Was Legal, Didn't Violate First Amendment
So a federal court held Thursday.
The founder of Custodia Bank discusses the future of bitcoin and banking.
Alex Gladstein on how "monetary colonialism" has crippled the Third World
If you're getting Satoshi's name wrong, you might not know what you're talking about.
Plus: Steep drop in confidence in higher education, what The Bear can teach us about dynamism and bureaucracy, and more...
The enigmatic privacy obsessive is fighting to keep the cypherpunk dream alive.
Caitlin Long's Custodia Bank will hold 108 percent of customer funds on deposit...if the Federal Reserve will allow it to open.
The SEC is suing Coinbase, alleging that it's an unregistered securities broker, after targeting Binance the day before.
Is the A.I. breakthrough for real this time?
'Cash Is Independence': Ron DeSantis Slams the Government's Plan for Centrally-Controlled Digital Money
"If you don't trust central authority, then you should see this immediately as something that is very problematic," says the Florida governor.
The SEC seems to believe that all crypto exchanges are unregistered security dealers and inherently breaking the law.
The bipartisan RESTRICT Act is an infringement on a host of civil and economic rights that will strangle free speech and cryptocurrencies.
Join Reason on YouTube and Facebook Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion about Congress' attempt to ban TikTok with the RESTRICT Act.
The economic historian and Magatte Wade, Alex Gladstein, Mohamad Machine-Chian, Tony Woodlief, and Tom Palmer are challenging authoritarians everywhere.
Balaji's Bet: Bitcoin Hits $1 Million in 90 Days. Live With Balaji Srinivasan, Lawrence White, and Zach Weissmueller
Join Reason on YouTube and Facebook Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion about bank runs, the Fed, and bitcoin.
Coinbase says the agency's assault will "only drive innovation, jobs, and the entire industry overseas."
Federal Judge Blasts SEC for Poorly Argued Attempts To Claim Cryptocurrencies Must Be Regulated by Them
SEC agents cannot explain to a federal judge what its policies and attitudes regarding virtual currencies are—or how they are going to impact the industry.
Blame the Government for the New Banking Crisis? Live With Lyn Alden, Arnold Kling and Zach Weissmueller
Join Reason on YouTube and Facebook Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion of the Silicon Valley Bank meltdown and bailout of depositors with economist Arnold Kling.
"It's not clear that FTX would have existed, at least at its scale, if we had domestic guidelines for American companies," the former senator tells Reason.
Meet the SEC commissioner who hates regulation and the bitcoin booster who says the crypto industry needs to police itself better.
Nostr and the Decentralized Future of Social Media Is Here: Live with NVK, Will Casarin, Nick Gillespie, and Zach Weissmueller
Join Reason on YouTube and Facebook on Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion of the decentralized protocol Nostr with NVK, Damus app creator Will Casarin, Nick Gillespie, and Zach Weissmueller.
Renegade SEC Commissioner Wants To Save Crypto: Live With Hester Peirce, Nick Gillespie, and Zach Weissmueller
Join Reason on YouTube and Facebook on Thursday at 1 p.m. ET for a discussion of what the SEC's settlement with crypto giant Kraken means for the future of decentralized finance
Thousands of local, state, and federal law-enforcers have access to sensitive financial data.
Freeman, an early adopter of the virtual currency, gets slammed by a state that can't tolerate any use of money without its permission and knowledge.
'The Principles Should Endure': Sen. Pat Toomey on Fusionism, Tariffs, and What's To Blame for FTX's Collapse
After two terms in the Senate as a champion for free markets and limited government, Pennsylvania's Republican senator is heading into retirement.
Senator Warren wants to extend the financial surveillance state cooked up by drug warriors and anti-terrorism fearmongers to cryptocurrencies.
Plus: moral panic about department stores, the obvious cause of homelessness, and more...
Most dangerously of all, they're starting to make their own central bank digital currencies.
The mainstream coverage of SBF and FTX is more than a little blasé.
Plus: Twitter is alive and well, the U.K. considers unprecedented tax hikes, and more...
The co-founder of the crypto exchange Kraken will join Reason's livestream Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern to discuss the downfall of Sam Bankman-Fried and his company, FTX.
This is bad news for any virtual currency that was pre-mined, including ethereum.