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We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Alex Wilson, co-founder of The Giving Block — a crypto donation solution that provides an ecosystem for nonprofits and
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Coin Center, a Washingon, DC-based non-profit blockchain advocacy group, filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of the Treasury for allegedly provisioning an unconstitutional amendment in the controversial infrastructure bill. Coin Center lawsuit information about plaintiffs and defendants. Source: Case: 5:22-cv-00149-KKC In an official announcement, Coin Center revealed the filing of a suit against the Treasury
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Automated market makers are a true public good in crypto, enabling genuinely decentralized trading 24/7 and supporting the wider DeFi ecosystems. But they’re not without a host of problems, writes digital economist and academic Christos A. Makridis. The decentralized finance (DeFi) market has surged since 2021, growing from just over $20 billion to nearly $160
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Leading cryptocurrency stablecoin Tether has announced the launch of a new asset, Tether (USDT) tokens built on the Tezos blockchain, and with the ambition of expanding their digital footprint across the digital payments and decentralized finance (DeFi) sector. According to the press release, “USDT on Tezos will power revolutionary applications across payments, DeFi, and more.” In
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In her monthly Expert Take column, Selva Ozelli, an international tax attorney and CPA, covers the intersection between emerging technologies and sustainability, and provides the latest developments around taxes, AML/CFT regulations and legal issues affecting crypto and blockchain. In 2021, nonfungible tokens became the biggest disrupter in art, with artists minting, exhibiting and auctioning them
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On Friday, June 3, South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) began an investigation into payment gateway services that work with digital assets. The FSS is South Korea’s financial regulator that operates under the Financial Services Commission (FSC), both of which are government institutions. As reported by local news outlet Money Today Co., the FSS had
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Japan is moving forward with legislation regarding the issuance of stablecoins i.e. digital assets with their value pegged to fiat currencies or stabilized by an algorithm.  On June 3, Japan’s parliament passed a bill to ban stablecoin issuance by non-banking institutions, local news agency Nikkei reported.  The bill reportedly stipulates that the issuance of stablecoins
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