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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...

Aug 11 2022

Vinteum Will Train And Sponsor Bitcoin Developers In Brazil And Latin America

The planet needs Vinteum because “we need developers from all over the world to build this global internet-native money.” What is Vinteum? In the post announcing the organization’s existence, they describe themselves as “a non- profit Bitcoin research and development center dedicated to supporting Bitcoin developers in Brazil and the wider Latin America region. We will train and fund open source developers to work...

Jul 13 2022

The FED Measures Inflation In Bitcoin Terms, Tries To Fool The General Public

The tables have turned. The FED concedes defeat and acknowledges bitcoin. Of course, they twist both numbers and words to try to make it seem like the dollar is the better money, but we all know what’s going on. A quote wrongly attributed to Gandhi describes the situation: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you...

Apr 14 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 2. Afternoon: Peterson, Alden, Weinstein, Stark & More

And here it is, the bitter end of the Bitcoin 2022 coverage. As we said in the previous post, the afternoon was disappointing, to say the least. The conference’s organizers took their shot with big-name guests from the so- called “Intellectual Dark Web” and they missed. Both...

Apr 09 2022

Bitcoin 2022, Industry Day. Recap, Videos, And Quick Comment On Most Panels

As Bitcoinist starts to recap Bitcoin 2022’s content, it’s obvious that the focus on “crypto” was just a first-day thing. The Industry Day seems like a way to suck up to certain companies by giving them stage time, but without letting them interrupt the rest of the conference. And these first few presenters and guests weren’t as savvy or didn’t know in which...

Feb 23 2022

Can Chainalysis Break And Track Wasabi Wallet’s CoinJoins? Opinions Vary

Is Chainalysis telling the truth? Do they have a super-secret decoding tool that can break Wasabi CoinJoins? The jury is out on that one. This article contains all the evidence available, though. Yesterday, journalist and Unchained Podcast host Laura Shin broke the Internet by allegedly identifying the...

Jul 19 2021

Busta Rhymes On Crypto: “Gimme Some More:” Tyson, Saylor, & Dorsey Respond

Is Busta Rhymes putting in the work? Is the rapper going to do his own research and emerge triumphant on the other side? We weren’t counting on it, but Busta Rhymes’ interest in cryptocurrencies hasn’t waned. And, surprise surprise, he only answered the offers of two of the most notorious Bitcoin maximalists around: Jack Dorsey and Michael Saylor. Is Busta about to be...

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