The story of how a Bitcoin OG set up a Libertarian crypto community and commune for digital nomads on beautiful islands in Thailand three times — and why he hasn’t yet given up on the dream. It’s a wild tale involving “unchecked merrymaking,” crypto-influencers, police grillings, seasteading, a reported $20,000-a-month burn rate, rumors about shamans
Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) challenging the securities regulator’s decision to reject its application to convert the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust to a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Grayscale Takes SEC to Court Over Spot Bitcoin ETF Application Grayscale Investments
Grayscale has announced a legal challenge to the latest rejection of its application to convert the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) into a spot-based Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) by the Securities and Exchange Commission. It announced that its Senior Legal Strategist, former U.S. Solicitor General, and partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson, Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.
The ongoing cryptocurrency market decline is the right time for the community to strengthen infrastructure fundamentals, according to the chief strategy officer at the European digital asset manager CoinShares. CoinShares is one of the largest digital asset investment firms in Europe, with net assets exceeding $260 million by the end of 2021. According to CoinShares’
Authorities in Uzbekistan have drafted and put forward for public consultations a set of rules for crypto miners operating in the country. Companies that want to mint digital currencies will have to register with the government and use renewable energy. Uzbekistan Discusses Draft Regulations for Crypto Mining Sector Entities involved in cryptocurrency mining will need
Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy has added to its Bitcoin (BTC) holdings, reaffirming CEO Michael Saylor’s bullish outlook on the digital asset despite its recent struggles. In a Form 8-K filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Microstrategy disclosed that it had acquired an additional 480 BTC at an average price of roughly
Bitcoin mining company Marathon Digital Holdings has revealed that 75% of its mining capability has been out of commission since a severe storm hit Montana on June 11. Marathon finally issued a statement on its website on June 28 explaining that the storm struck across the town of Hardin, Montana on June 11, damaging the
press release PRESS RELEASE. With crypto markets down around 50% in the past month and over 70% from their highs in late 2021, many crypto investors are searching for answers after their profits from the last few years have evaporated into the ether. Following the incredible bull market, crypto investors enjoyed over 2020 and 2021;
The crypto market is currently going through a period of heightened volatility as global economic conditions continue to worsen amid a backdrop of rising inflation and interest rates. As the headwinds impacting global financial markets beat down all traces of bullish sentiment, many crypto investors are predicting that Bitcoin (BTC) price could drop to as
A report published by investing firm Alto surveyed adults based in the United States to find out their preferences in investing. The results showed that more millennials from ages 25 to 40 are investing in crypto compared to those of the same age who are investing in mutual funds. The survey shows that 40% of
ETH has managed to remain above the $1,200 level on Tuesday, despite an increase in price uncertainty in crypto markets. BTC fell below $21,000 in today’s session, as the global crypto market cap fell by as much as 2% earlier today. Bitcoin Following a marginally bearish start to the week, downward pressure intensified in today’s
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler riled up Crypto Twitter on Monday after affirming that Bitcoin (BTC) is a commodity. Questions were raised about its impact on Grayscales’ proposed Bitcoin ETF and why Ethereum wasn’t mentioned. Speaking to Jim Cramer on CNBC’s Squawk Box on Monday, June 27, the SEC chair said while many
Faustin-Archange Touadéra, president of the Central African Republic, has announced the government will be backing an initiative centered around developing the country’s blockchain infrastructure. In a Monday announcement on Twitter, Touadéra said the CAR government would be launching Sango, a crypto initiative proposed following the country’s adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender in April.
The Moroccan central bank is presently working on a cryptocurrency regulation framework bill and according to the bank’s governor, Abdellatif Jouahri, this is set to be introduced soon. The regulatory framework being worked on will result in Morocco’s money laundering and anti-terrorism financing regulations being upgraded. Crypto Regulation Best Practices A Moroccan central bank committee
Crypto exchange Voyager Digital has issued a notice of default to hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) for its failure to pay its 15,250 Bitcoin (BTC) and 350 million USD Coin (USDC) loan disclosed in a previous statement. In a market update by Voyager, the exchange noted that it’s currently exploring “legal remedies” that are
Bitcoin (BTC) made the most of weekend volatility on June 26 as a squeeze saw BTC/USD reach its highest in over a week. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Unusual whale activity” flagged Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed the largest cryptocurrency as it hit $21,868 on Bitstamp. Just hours from the weekly