• Human Rights Foundation Dont demonize bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  Politics,  Regulation

    Human Rights Foundation: ‘Don’t demonize’ bitcoin

    Cracking down on privacy tools like encrypted messaging and bitcoin does more to help the police state than to hurt criminals and terrorists said its chief strategy officer Alex Gladstein

    Arguing that “Bitcoin is neutral like cash,” Gladstein said “Most Americans may not yet grasp that financial privacy is just as important as communications privacy for our democracy—that your spending habits say more about you than your words.”

  • Ari Paul crypto predictions
    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    Regulation could reshape crypto exchanges within two years

    BlockTower Capital co-founder Ari Paul thinks a separate ecosystem for ‘clean’ coins will soon emerge, meaning exchanges will only allow withdrawals to whitelisted addresses

    In a Twitter thread, Ari Paul said he believes a separate ecosystem for “clean” coins will soon emerge where digital assets can be traced to a regulated institution. This could pave the way for a murky underworld where laundering ill-gotten crypto becomes big business.