Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Economy & Regulation

Irish Court Seizes $56 Million in Bitcoin From Alleged Drug Dealer

The Irish High Court has ruled to confiscate $56 million in Bitcoin from an alleged drug dealer after deeming the proceeds criminal Source...

Lightning Network Increasingly Fragile to Attacks – Hope Turns to Drivechain...

A report published February 7 and authored in part by Blockstream researcher Christian Decker found that the BTC Lightning Network is “evolving towards...

The Law Enforcement’s Guide to Policing Crypto Cybercrimes

As the tools used by crypto criminals are getting more sophisticated, government bodies are finding new ways to respond. Here are some of...

Mike Bloomberg’s 2020 Finance Policy Proposes Strict Bitcoin Regulations

The 2020 U.S. Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addressed the subject of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO) in his recently published Financial Reform...

‘Central Banking Is Socialism for the 1%’ – Report Cites Wealth...

For a while now, central banks like the Federal Reserve have been participating in quantitative easing (QE) practices, despite the fact they don’t...

Dow Battered Because Bulls Can’t Ignore Economic Reality Forever

The Dow Jones dove on Tuesday as Apple's coronavirus warning forced investors to grapple with the reality of the global economy. The post Dow...

A Safer Harbor: Improving Hester Peirce’s Proposal for Regulating Token Sales

Hester Peirce's safe harbor proposal would benefit from greater protections for token holders, say two law professors. Source link

Crypto Firms Should Get Behind Peirce’s Safe Harbor Proposal, Even if...

Hester Peirce's idea may not be formally considered by the SEC, but it could help refine and define future crypto regulation, say two...

For Square Crypto, the Way to Bitcoin Mass Adoption Is Open...

When Jack Dorsey founded Square in February 2009, Bitcoin was all of one month old. In fact, Satoshi Nakamoto and Dorsey were likely...

Regulatory Roundup: Trump’s Cryptocurrency Proposals, IRS Changes Rule, China Quarantines Cash

In this roundup, we cover numerous cryptocurrency regulatory developments in the U.S., including President Trump’s crypto proposals, testimonies by the Federal Reserve chairman...