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Dutch Official Predicts Crypto Market Crash, Says ‘the Netherlands Must Ban Bitcoin Now’

The director of the Netherlands’ Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, a part of the country’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, has predicted “The ultimate collapse of the crypto bubble.” He urges the government to ban bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies immediately. However, the country’s finance minister disagrees that banning cryptocurrency is right for the […]… Read more →

Christine Lagarde Reaffirms ECB’s Crypto Policy as Bitcoin Becomes Legal Tender in El Salvador

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, has shared her view on El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender. She confirmed that the central bank’s policy on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has not changed. ECB’s Lagarde Comments on El Salvador Making Bitcoin Legal Tender ECB President Christine Lagarde has shared her view last […]… Read more →

Senator Warren Calls Out Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption — Bitcoiners Bite Back

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren criticized Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies yesterday in a Banking Senate Subcommittee hearing. In the hearing, Warren criticized the energy consumption that Bitcoin and other proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrencies need to operate. Warren also thinks cryptocurrencies are the “wild west” of investments and called for a regulatory crackdown on the industry. Read more →

Polkadot, Kusama Rally On USD 100M Parachain Lease Auction News

Native tokens of sister networks Polkadot (DOT) and Kusama (KSM) have rallied today following a start of Parachain Auctions as Acala Network raised over USD 100m in KSM for its Karura network. DOT has appreciated nearly 10% in the past 24 hours, and currently (09:30 UTC) trades at almost USD 24. Read more →

Ledger Valued At USD 1.5B, Plans DeFi Solutions, Own Operating System

France-based major manufacturer of crypto hardware wallet Ledger said it has "ambitious plans" in DeFi and other new services as it raised USD 380m, valuing the company at more than USD 1.5bn. "The Series C fundraising will allow Ledger to realize these ambitious plans by further innovating its hardware products, giving access to new transactional services via… Read more →

South African Court Submissions Expose Lies and Deceptive Tactics Used to Perpetuate MTI Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

New submissions by a South African regulator, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) and liquidators have exposed the web of lies and deceptive tactics that were used by Mirror Trading International (MTI) CEO Johann Steynberg and others to perpetuate the Ponzi scheme. Undeclared Losses In its report filed with the South African court, the regulator […]… Read more →

‘Locked-Out’ Users Sue Coinbase For North of USD 5M

Source: A screenshot, Instagram, Coinbase Six Coinbase users are taking the crypto exchange giant to court to seek more than USD 5m in compensation for themselves and other users who were allegedly locked out of their accounts for several months or longer at a time. According to a complaint filed on Friday in San Francisco, USA, federal court, and first reported by Decrypt, the plaintiffs -… Read more →