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Aug 13 2022

Crypto Reacts: Arrest Of The Alleged Tornado Cash Developer, A Watershed Moment

What’s the story around Tornado Cash? The U.S. Department of the Treasury made its case in a press release, but the question still lingers. Because, as many people have pointed out, Tornado Cash is not an institution. It's a smart contract in the Ethereum blockchain and, according to US law, code is supposed to be speech. Are they challenging that? To make things...

Jul 12 2022

Demand Response: Texas Bitcoin Miners To Shut Operations To Alleviate The Grid

A heat wave is about to hit Texas, and the bitcoin mining community is doing its part. This is the moment where the demand response program shows what it can do for the Texan community, but that’s still not enough for mainstream media. The Bloomberg...

Jun 18 2022

14 Members Of The US Congress School EPA On Bitcoin Mining And Green Energy

The Environmental Protection Agency or EPA keeps receiving mail. This time, 14 members of Congress provided the counterpoint and singled out the environmental benefits of bitcoin mining. They also made a point about how crucial this industry is, and the damage the USA would inflict on itself by banning it. Plus, they schooled the EPA on the amount of renewable source- based energy already...

Mar 30 2022

The Bitcoin Community Reacts To Greenpeace And Ripple’s Latest Attack

With the “Change The Code” campaign, Greenpeace and Ripple rubbed the bitcoin community the wrong way. The reactions kept coming throughout the day. Bitcoiners saw through the campaign’s literal intention and interpreted it as an attack on the protocol. And they weren’t quiet about it. In fact, they wouldn’t shut up. Related Reading |...

Jan 28 2022

Did Arizona Introduce A Bill To Make Bitcoin Legal Tender? This Is What We Know

Big if true. Did Arizona one-up every other Bitcoiner state? A bill that seeks to make Bitcoin legal tender in the state is circulating through Twitter and Telegram groups. Doubt is still in the air, and there’s no official confirmation, but the document seems to exist. And, even though it’s just a bill and there’s no guarantee it will pass, this might be...

Aug 05 2021

Robert Breedlove Breaks His Silence About The BitClout Fiasco

In an emotional, awkward, and enlightening conversation, Bitcoin author and podcaster Robert Breedlove took full responsibility. His flirtation with the blockchainy-Twitter-clone BitClout really hurt his brand. The Bitcoin community was...

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