A US Election Probe Implicated Bitcoin – And the Reaction Was Swift

A US Election Probe Implicated Bitcoin – And the Reaction Was Swift

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The revelation bitcoin may have played a role in one of the biggest U.S. elections scandals has crypto supporters and mainstream pundits talking.

Federal Judge Wavers As CFTC Seeks Injunction in Crypto Fraud Case

Federal Judge Wavers As CFTC Seeks Injunction in Crypto Fraud Case

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The CFTC is wrapping up its case against accused fraudster Patrick McDonnell – but the hearings in New York this week have been anything but simple.

Cryptocurrency Concept Is a 'Fallacy' Says Finnish Central Bank Advisor

Cryptocurrency Concept Is a 'Fallacy' Says Finnish Central Bank Advisor

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A paper published by the Bank of Finland explains why cryptocurrencies will never become a form of money.

Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

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On June 28, 2018, the US Supreme Court revealed it would not re-evaluate Ross Ulbricht’s court case and double life sentence tied to his charges of operating the Silk Road marketplace. Ulbricht’s legal team and family were hoping the recent Carpenter Vs. US Supreme Court case would spur court officials to reconsider Ulbricht’s conviction. However,…

US Senators Discuss Crypto Threat to Domestic Elections

US Senators Discuss Crypto Threat to Domestic Elections

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DarkTower director Scott Dueweke said cryptocurrencies are “tailor made” for foreign powers hoping to influence American elections.

Bank of International Settlements to Publish New Crypto Research

Bank of International Settlements to Publish New Crypto Research

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The Bank of International Settlements intends to publish two cryptocurrency-focused chapters of its annual report this weekend.

Hong Kong Official Rules Out Plan for Central Bank Digital Currency

Hong Kong Official Rules Out Plan for Central Bank Digital Currency

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Hong Kong’s de facto central bank has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), a government official said on Wednesday.