Tag: Used

Craig Wright’s $100B Theft Claim – BTC and BCH Used His Database Without Permission

Craig Wright’s 0B Theft Claim – BTC and BCH Used His Database Without Permission The infamous Craig Wright, the Australian native who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, has published a blog post that explains he owns “the full rights to the Bitcoin registry” and developers do not have the right […]

Trump ‘Loves’ Negative Rates and ‘Could Get Used to’ Them, Criticizes Fed at World Economic Forum, China Trade Deal

Trump ‘Loves’ Negative Rates and ‘Could Get Used to’ Them, Criticizes Fed at World Economic Forum, China Trade Deal U.S. President Donald Trump spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Tuesday saying the U.S. and other nations are “forced to compete … with nations that are getting negative […]

New Bill in Oklahoma Proposes Depository for Cryptocurrencies Used by Government

New Bill in Oklahoma Proposes Depository for Cryptocurrencies Used by Government A bill has been introduced in the U.S. state of Oklahoma to establish a new type of state-chartered financial institution that will be “the central depository for virtual currency used by governmental agencies in this state.” The new establishment […]

New Ukrainian Law Says ‘Virtual Assets’ Can Be Used for Payments

New Ukrainian Law Says ‘Virtual Assets’ Can Be Used for Payments The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s legislature, has approved amendments that introduce legal terms and definitions pertaining to the crypto space. The new legislation, which aims to transpose the FATF standards into national law, also identifies who is to take responsibility […]

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime A recent article from MIT Technology Review has leveraged a somewhat sensationalist headline to stir up fear about bitcoin and crypto. The article, written about a “hidden” government weapon to be deployed against Bitcoin, references September […]

The Myth of Authority: Mnuchin Denies USD Is Used Criminally

The Myth of Authority: Mnuchin Denies USD Is Used Criminally U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has once again weighed in on bitcoin, claiming the U.S. dollar has not been used to finance “nefarious” activity on a recent episode of CNBC’s Squawk Box. Democratic House Representative Maxine Waters also dropped a […]