Trudeau says showing support for crypto is irresponsible leadership
Trudeau said he was ready to call out Pierre Poilievre's support for Bitcoin and criticism of inflation as irresponsible leadership.
Chamber of Digital Commerce urges SEC to approve Bitcoin ETF for US investors
The Chamber of Digital Commerce said that the SEC's failure to approve a spot bitcoin ETF is forcing U.S. investors to turn to more regulated regions.
US lawmakers warn that Facebook, Instagram are ‘becoming breeding ground’ for crypto scams
An FTC report states that Meta's Instagram facilitated 32% of scams reported on social media, while Facebook and WhatsApp were cited 26% and 9% of the time, respectively.
Research: Cryptocurrencies at risk as new UK Prime Minister contends with economic challenges
Liz Truss has yet to declare her crypto stance. However, tough decisions in the meantime spell trouble ahead for digital assets.
Russia to settle cross-border payments using stablecoins
Russia is developing a digital platform that will allow it settle cross-border transactions with more friendly countries using commodity-backed stablecoins.
Dennis Porter suggests alternative student loan forgiveness program using Bitcoin
Former political advisor Dennis Porter wants to wipe out student debt using time-locked smart contracts holding Bitcoin.
Ukraine seizes $19,500 from crypto wallet dedicated to supporting Russian forces
The Security Service of Ukraine said it has arrested an individual who was raising funds via crypto to support Russian forces.
Ukraine spent over $38M of donated crypto funds on military equipment
Ukraine spent more than $38 million to provide military equipment, armor clothes, medicines and vehicles for its defenders
US vows to ‘aggressively pursue’ crypto mixers following Tornado Cash sanctions
U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said the government will continue clampdowns against crypto mixers that are laundering money for criminals.
Erik Voorhees urges MakerDAO community to exit USDC positions after Tornado Cash sanctions
Shapeshift CEO Erik Vorhees urged the MakerDAO community to unwind USDC collateral and move it to a stablecoin more "resistant" to censorship.
Circle ‘blacklists’ all Tornado Cash ETH addresses effectively freezing USDC
Circle's USDC has "blacklisted" all Ethereum addresses owned by Tornado Cash listed in the US Treasury Department's sanction against the protocol.
Bitcoin falls short of $25K as US, China tensions over Taiwan grow
Heightening tensions between the U.S. and China, over Taiwan, coincide with market uncertainty and a local top for Bitcoin.
White House alters the definition of a recession to avoid one
Policymakers have changed the conventional meaning of a recession to prevent the economy from falling into one.
Reserve Bank of India renews calls for crypto ban
India flips anti-crypto once more citing the destabilizing effect of digital assets on fiscal stability.
European Central Bank hints at PoW-based crypto ban by 2025
The E.U.'s commitment to fighting climate change puts it on a collision course with PoW tokens.
Fresh allegations against Celsius renew calls for EU crypto compensation fund
Attorney Jonathan Levy, representing victims of crypto crime, proposes a "superfund" paid for by imposing a tariff on crypto transactions to compensate victims.
Argentinians turn to crypto after economy minister resigns
Cost of Tether to Argentinian pesos increased 6.6% after Argentina's Economy Minister resigned amid an economic crisis.