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Many cryptocurrency supporters believe the technology allows for the separation of money and state in a manner that’s never been seen before. Governments inflict two forms of robbery against nonviolent citizens by forcing them to pay taxes while also stealing from them silently through inflation. No..
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could learn from other countries when finalizing its own crypto regulation, Commissioner Hester Peirce explains. While highlighting peculiar and notable features of the U.S. system, the commissioner emphasizes cross-border considerations, detailing a..
On August 1, it was discovered that the giant retail corporation Walmart has patented plans for a stablecoin that’s backed by U.S. dollars. If released into the wild, the USD-based cryptocurrency would be issued to select Walmart retailers and partners while the patent’s description explains the coi..
The world is finally waking up to cryptocurrency and blockchain. After extensive Congressional hearings about Libra just two weeks ago, the U.S. Senate Banking Committee hosting an entire session on this budding industry, with Circle chief executive taking the stand to testify. While much of the he..
Yesterday saw yet another U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on regulatory frameworks for digital currencies and blockchain. Libra got another bashing, and Chairman, Mike Crapo, surmised the U.S. “couldn’t succeed” in banning Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies even if it wanted to. Good Start For Bit..
We hear so much about what various experts, countries and politicians think about Libra. But a month on from Facebook’s official announcement of its ‘cryptocurrency’, what do the general public think? The latest survey from Civic Science gives us some insight. Initial Apathy Faces Media Onslaught ..
There has been a lot of speculation recently as to whether US president Donald Trump’s recent tweets on bitcoin and crypto were good or bad for the industry. The doom merchants will cheers his dollar pumping comments but industry leaders see it as a boost for crypto in general. Binance Boss CZ Bull..
G7 finance chiefs met this week and Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency was high on their agenda. They agreed on several crypto initiatives and fast regulatory responses to projects such as Libra, calling for them to meet the highest standards of financial regulation. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Decla..
Control of the U.S. dollar and the global financial system that depends on it gives the American government an incredibly powerful tool in shaping international affairs. As such, it is not surprising that its geopolitical rivals around the world will try to exploit the invention of cryptocurrency to..
The crypto community is still reacting to US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s recent commentary on bitcoin and its brethren. The asset itself reacted strongly with a 6% pump on the day and many have taken the positives from the speech, some claiming that it is ‘wildly bullish’. Mnuchin: Bitcoin a..
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