Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, formerly owned by Martin Shkreli, was auctioned off by the government and bought by the blockchain/art enthusiasts at PleasrDAO.
Federal Regulators Greenlight Trading of Bitcoin-Linked Securities, Delighting Investors and Infuriating Cryptocurrency Critics
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The push for central bank digital currencies is an assault on privacy and freedom.
Omarova's starry-eyed view of the Soviet Union and interest in giving far more power to the Federal Reserve should not inspire confidence.
Though domestic crypto transactions were banned back in 2017, today's move signals that Chinese authorities are making good on their threats from earlier this year.
Innovation should be more important than regulation.
Old rules and odd enforcement are pushing opportunities overseas.
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Breaking encryption technologies always makes us less safe, no matter what the justification.
Cryptocurrency advocates fight back against major government overreach.
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Watch what happens when the drive for government surveillance meets longstanding technological ignorance.
The ION project promises to give individual users absolute control over their online identity and privacy.
Officially adopting the currency is great news, but mandating acceptance is a problem.
The cryptocurrency pioneer explains why governments can't stop bitcoin 'despite all their guns and weapons.'
The ShapeShift founder and early pioneer in the space talks about why bitcoin poses an existential threat to fiat money.
Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?
Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed will look into the "benefits and risks" of a digital dollar.
There are any number of ways regulators may seek to clamp down on cryptocurrencies.
Rather than let students weigh crypto costs and benefits on their own, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims to know best.
Say what you will about the U.S., but its financial reporting rules are at least consistent.
Platform censorship results from centralized design. Cryptocurrency techies are building decentralized alternatives.
Some of them like the stock, but all of them think our financial system is broken.
"It's an escape hatch from tyranny," writes the Human Rights Foundation's Alex Gladstein. "It's nothing less than freedom money."
A decision in the case of Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith, denying his motion to dismiss.
Some trends to look for over the next four years
Bureaucracy keeps on regulating through the chaos
Government surveillance doesn't just violate privacy rights; it’s a major security risk.
Protected financial access for politically targeted industries
Meet Brock Pierce, the Drug-Legalizing Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur on the Presidential Ballot in 16 States
"I obviously identify with and resonate with and connect with my libertarian brothers and sisters on so many levels," says the controversial former child actor.
Privacy is a right, not a “high risk” and “possibly criminal” activity
Watch part one of a four-part documentary series about the cypherpunk movement of the 1990s.