• Post-election crypto regulation
    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    SEC’s Hester Peirce: Post-election crypto regulation needed

    From stablecoins to decentralized exchanges, regulators are struggling to regulate a moving target said the SEC Commissioner known as “Crypto-Mom”

    One concern that the agency has with the regulation of cryptocurrency assets is that while promoters stress the advantages they bring by eliminating intermediaries, securities regulators have long worked with intermediaries in functions such as anti-money-laundering and are comfortable with them.

  • Bitcoin holds $11.4K
    Bitcoin

    Markets Report: Bitcoin holds $11.4K as companies keep buying and traders eye $12K next

    Stronger performance seems built to last as $11,000 support remains untested and corporate buy-ins roll in.

    Data from price trackers including CoinMarketCap showed light fluctuation for BTC/USD on the day, with the past 24 hours seeing a narrow trading corridor of $160. $11,500 provided the upper bound, with the level proving to be de facto resistance throughout the week as Bitcoin tackled the path higher.

  • Dorsey Bitcoin inherently political
    Bitcoin,  Innovators

    Twitter’s Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin is inherently political

    In criticizing Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong’s refusal to endorse BLM, Jack Dorsey argues that political activism is in crypto’s DNA

    Jack Dorsey suggested in a tweet sent on Sept. 30 that Bitcoin cannot be separated from political activism, which makes Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong’s decision to not take a position on the Black Lives Matter movement pointless.

  • Dorsey launches Crypto Open Patent Alliance
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey launches ‘Crypto Open Patent Alliance’

    Dorsey’s Square payments firm is putting all of its cryptocurrency patents into a shared open library, hoping to attract others to the fight against patent trolls

    According to Square Crypto, “there is growing concern that ‘patent lockup’ could stifle innovation and adoption from bitcoin to the most obscure cryptocurrency.”

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