Tag: U.S.

Iran Licenses $7.3 Million Bitcoin Mining Enterprise, Move Aimed at Easing U.S. Sanctions

Iran Licenses .3 Million Bitcoin Mining Enterprise, Move Aimed at Easing U.S. Sanctions Iran has issued a bitcoin mining license to Iminer, a Turkish-based company. Iminer will operate up to 6,000 rigs, with a computing power of 96,000 terahash per second (TH/s) in total. According to media reports, the miner […]

Crypto’s Counterpunch to U.S. Hegemony and Empire

Crypto’s Counterpunch to U.S. Hegemony and Empire “The Muslim world should be designing measures to save themselves from the domination of the United States dollar and the American financial regime.” —Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran Also Read: Crypto Confronts Social Justice Warriors Hegemony and Muslim Resistance Hegemony refers to the […]

Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here The U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence to anti-money laundering (AML) […]

U.S. Warns Visa, Mastercard to ‘Proceed With Caution’ Regarding Libra

U.S. Warns Visa, Mastercard to ‘Proceed With Caution’ Regarding Libra In the wake of Paypal’s very public exit from the Libra project, U.S. lawmakers are now pressuring Stripe, Visa and Mastercard to rethink their membership of the Libra Association as well. On October 8, three letters from two U.S. senators […]

U.S. Regulators Risk Causing a Brain Drain to Friendlier Crypto Climes

U.S. Regulators Risk Causing a Brain Drain to Friendlier Crypto Climes Cryptocurrency companies in the United States aren’t happy. Token issuers, exchanges, and VCs are up in arms about vague and contradictory guidance on crypto asset regulation. Should the U.S. fail to revise its financial laws, they warn, there is […]

Onecoin Leaders Indicted in the U.S. for Operating ‘Fraudulent Pyramid Scheme’

Onecoin Leaders Indicted in the U.S. for Operating ‘Fraudulent Pyramid Scheme’ On March 8, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced that officials have indicted two of the top leaders of the notorious Onecoin project. The prosecutors charged Onecoin cofounders Konstantin […]

Mark Karpeles Still Faces Class Allegations in the U.S. After Japan Verdict

Mark Karpeles Still Faces Class Allegations in the U.S. After Japan Verdict Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been denied a motion to stay in a class action lawsuit in the U.S. The Northern District of Illinois lawsuit originally filed by Anthony […]

Bitcoin Primely Positioned as U.S. Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar

Bitcoin Primely Positioned as U.S. Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar As President Donald Trump presides over geopolitical shape-shifting as the poster boy of separatist politics, the most significant clapback yet may be loss of confidence in the U.S. dollar. The dollar has been politically weaponized in the service […]