Crypto loves a troublemaker. When the Brave browser debuted in 2016, the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) sent it a cease and desist letter:“You are hereby notified that Brave’s plan to replace our clients’ paid advertising content with its own advertising violates the law, and the undersigned publishers...
A key lawmaker in the California Assembly has proposed exempting a narrow set of digital assets from the state’s definition of corporate securities. The proposal, introduced Tuesday as an amendment to legislation first submitted by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-57), would free “digital assets” that are “presumptively not an...
Eleven years ago, Bitcoin emerged in a white paper by Satoshi Nakamoto and changed the world. Bitcoin led to Ethereum, which led to ICOs, which led to stablecoins, DeFi, Libra, CBDCs, and much more. What started with one protocol has given rise to many protocols and experiments in...
In an industry known for tribalism and infighting, Cosmos is banking on everyone else’s success.Launched in April 2019, the $590 million network is perhaps the most optimistic of protocols in development today, envisioning a future of tech-stack pluralities dialoguing with one another.This post is part of the CoinDesk...
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Sandro Gorduladze is a partner at HASH CIB, a financial services firm specializing in digital assets. The opinions expressed here belong solely to the author. Telegram runs the world’s largest independent messenger not controlled by a tech giant like Tencent or Facebook, both distrusted by users on privacy grounds....
Bitcoin was up over 20% year-to-date Thursday morning.Data suggests that the recent price rise is being driven by U.S. investors buying bitcoin on spot and derivatives exchanges. Meanwhile, there are now more "whales" swimming in this global sea than since mid-2019. And Bitcoin custodial startups are reporting an...
The cryptocurrency project launched by video live-streaming platform YouNow is ditching its private network and migrating onto public blockchain Algorand.The move comes as the Props project seeks higher throughput for its continued expansion, according to an announcement Thursday. Props said it's now raised $2 million in a funding...
Preston Byrne, a columnist for CoinDesk's Opinion section, is a partner in Anderson Kill's Technology, Media and Distributed Systems Group. He advises software, internet and fintech companies. His biweekly column, “Not Legal Advice,” is a roundup of pertinent legal topics in the crypto space. It is most definitely...
This year has been terrible for financial markets but good for cryptocurrencies. And while much has been made about bitcoin’s (BTC) gains of 7 percent since the start of 2020, ether (ETH) has been a shining star. Year to date it’s up roughly 50 percent. On Jan. 1, 2020,...