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Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To Early US Banking System In the wake of the Binance hack and Bitfinex/Tether debacle, are crypto exchanges becoming…

India Cryptocurrency Ban Unlikely, Says CEO Of Exiled Zebpay

The CEO of Zebpay, which left India due to banking restrictions, says the rumored cryptocurrency blanket-ban is unlikely to happen. Ajeet Khurana was talking as the company announced the opening of a new headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.  Nobody Who Could Ban It Has Said They…

Why Trump’s Clampdown on Remittances Will Force Mexicans to Bitcoin

The US White House is reportedly planning to target remittance payments made by illegal Mexican immigrants in an attempt to curb the inflow of illegal arrivals through the southern border. If passed, those changes may cause immigrants in the US to turn to alternatives, such…

Julian Assange Nets $20K in Bitcoin Donations in 24 Hours

The arrest of Julian Assange has caused an uproar around the world resulting in donations pouring in. The WikiLeaks defence fund has already received roughly $20,000 dollars in bitcoin donation in just 24 hours. Julian Assange Sees Donations Flowing Julian Assange, who had been living…

Here’s How Much Bitcoin Countries Need to Replace Their Gold Reserves

New research from a digital asset management firm estimates the amount of BTC governments have to accumulate if Bitcoin were to replace the current gold reserves. ‘Governments Have Some Accumulating to Do’ Digital asset management firm Blocktown Capital has estimated the amount of BTC governments…

Trump May Affect Bitcoin Price With Herman Cain Pick

Trump is recommending Herman Cain for one of two vacant seats on the Fed Board. The man who advocates a return to the gold standard could undermine Bitcoin price in the short-term as ‘digital gold.’ Experience in Pizza Is the Least of Our Worries Much…

US Regulators Should Give Bitcoin Some Breathing Space

The voices of a growing number of influential politicians and innovators are more loudly proclaiming the importance of preserving the United States’ supposed lead in the cryptocurrency industry.  ‘The US Cannot Afford to Lose Its Place as the Front-Runner in Crypto’ The importance of maintaining…

Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is Bullish for Bitcoin

US presidential hopeful Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has unwittingly outed herself as a Bitcoin bull after declaring money printing would form part of her fiscal policy. Ocasio-Cortez Plans Deficit Spending In an interview with NPR Feb. 7, Ocasio-Cortez detailed her stance on monetary policy, as well as…