Tag: coin center

Sep 17 2022

Coin Center Chips In: Is A Proof-Of-Stake Ethereum Suddenly A Security?

Not that anyone is asking, but Coin Center inserted itself into the debate at hand. Is the Post-Merge Ethereum a security now? Moving from Proof-Of-Work to Proof-Of-Stake without pausing operation was quite a feat, but it came with a cost. Many things are completely different at this stage, and those new characteristics might put Ethereum in the regulator’s field of vision. Is staking...

Aug 16 2022

Sanctions against Tornado Cash may be contested by Coin Center

Aug 16 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  coin center news tornado cash

According to Jerry Brito and Peter Van Valkenburgh of Coin Center, OFAC abuses its statutory jurisdiction by treating autonomous code like a person. The US- based crypto policy advocacy group Coin Center said it intended to "pursue administrative remedies" for anybody affected by the restrictions placed on Tornado Cash by the Office of Foreign Asset Control, […] The post...

Jun 11 2022

Just-In: Crypto Non-Profit Coin Center Sues U.S. Treasury Over This

Crypto research firm Coin Center said on Saturday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Treasury Department over "unconstitutional" tax laws. The suit pertains to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed...

Apr 22 2022

Why the SEC’s Proposed Rules Affecting DeFi Could Violate the First Amendment

Peter Van Valkenburgh, director of research at Coin Center, discusses a proposed rule by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that has massive implications for the free-speech rights of crypto software developers in the US. Show highlights: why an SEC proposal changing the definition of “exchange” could violate the right to...

Aug 31 2021

Aug 02 2021

Senator Wyden Thinks Crypto Taxation Needs a “Real Solution”

August 2, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits...

Feb 10 2021

Twitter CEO Donates $1M to Coin Center

Dorsey's gift is the latest in a stream of donations to Coin Center.

Jan 25 2021

Grayscale Gifts $1 Million To Coin Center, Will Match Up To $1 Million More In February

Today, crypto research and advocacy group Coin Center received a $1 million donation from Grayscale Investments, as well as a commitment to match any donations made in February up to an additional $1 million. This donation is the second of its kind, which was first pioneered by Kraken back in 2018 with a similar donation and matching campaign....

Grayscale Donates $1 Million to Coin Center, Pledges Another $1 Million Community Match

Grayscale LLC. has announced a $1 million donation to crypto advocacy group Coin Center and has pledged to match up to $1 million more of the community's donation towards the non-profit organization. Coin Center's Awareness...

Grayscale Donating up to $2M to Crypto Advocacy Group Coin Center

A web page has been set up for the donation matching campaign that runs through February.

Dec 23 2020

$175K Donation to Coin Center Tops Latest Fundraising Push for Crypto Policy Group

The donation from a group headlined by NEAR, Solana and Celo comes in addition to $300,000 raised via Gitcoin.

Dec 04 2020

Coin Center Donations Top $100K Worth of Dai Following Anti-Stablecoin Bill Proposal

Donations in dai, USDC, and ether were sent to Coin Center via Gitcoin.

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