Long BTC, Short Tyrants: Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Understand Bitcoin

Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been bemoaning the fact that bitcoin exchanges are not imposing sanctions on Russia. “I would hope somebody at the Treasury Department is trying to figure out how to rein in the leaky valves in the crypto market,” said Clinton, one of the architects of the massive attack on Libya […]

Hodlonaut and Peter McCormack fight “faketoshi” Craig Wright in Court

Peter McCormack in Court

The court case around Craig Wright is heating up as Peter McCormack and Hodlnaut have to face Craig Wright in court. According to reporters, Wright is losing the case. According to reporters attending the Wright vs McCormack trial Mr Wright has been “destroyed”. In the book Hitch-Hikers Guide To The Galaxy, Douglas Adams put forward […]

The Most Generous Billionaire

Sam Bankman-Fried is rapidly gaining a reputation as “the most generous billionaire”. On the one hand, we could say that’s not a very difficult thing to be; once you’re a billionaire there isn’t a lot of competition in the generosity department. On the other hand, the 29-year old founder of FTX echange is quite unique […]

Bill Gates Doesn’t Like Bitcoin!

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According to a thread on reddit, Bill Gates has said that he doesn’t own any bitcoin and his opinions of it are very negative. The question was “what do you think about bitcoin…” Notice how the reply only talks about investing, and then about companies. Bitcoin isn’t a commodity, nor a company. It’s just money. […]

Coinbase Demands Clients from Russia to Withdraw Funds

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According to reports, leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has alerted some Russian customers that their accounts may be suspended before the end of the month. The trading platform has offered them the option of withdrawing their funds unless they can show they are not subject to sanctions, according to Russian media. As Russian clients are reportedly […]

Uzbekistan Exempts Bitcoin Companies From Income Tax, Encourages Solar Powered Mining.

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According to a presidential decree published this week, Uzbekistan is encouraging people to mine bitcoin using solar energy and will exempt all crypto operations by domestic and foreign operators from income tax. The country is blessed with a highly suitable climate for solar energy, having more than twice the sunshine hours of Northern Europe. Coupled […]

Bloomberg and Financial Times are stunned as Sam Bankman-Fried tries to Debunk DEFI

“FTX/ Defi: If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck . . .  Sam Bankman-Fried explains “yield-farming” to Bloomberg.” was the latest headline by the Financial Times aimed to gain clicks from cryptoheads (and BitcoinNews.com writers alike). However, FT journalists did not condescent to argue. They simply printed the transcription of Sam Bankman-Fried’s appearance at […]

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried to Give Away 99% of His Bitcoin

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Thanks to the idea of “effective altruism,” which he studied in college, Sam Bankman-Fried, billionaire founder of crypto exchange FTX, has plans to give away the great bulk of his money. According to Bloomberg, despite owning a multibillion-dollar worldwide crypto exchange, the 30-year-old drives a Toyota Corolla and lives like a college student. He aspires […]