Former SEC Chair Jay Clayton Says Crypto Regulation Must Start With Stablecoins

The former head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says the best place to start regulating crypto is the stablecoin sector. In a new CNBC interview, former SEC chair Jay Clayton discusses what regulations could look like when applied to the nascent field of crypto technology. “I think it’s very good...

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Near Protocol Founder: Ukraine Shows How Crypto ‘Delivers Help Directly to People’

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, millions in cryptocurrency donations have found their way into the digital wallets of the Ukrainian government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the region.Ukraine raised $63 million in crypto donations within two weeks of the invasion, according to Blockchain analytics firm, Elliptic."At the beginning,...

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Pro-Russian Groups Raised $400,000 in Crypto Since Ukraine Invasion, Report Reveals – Bitcoin News

Groups supporting Russia’s war effort in Ukraine have been actively collecting cryptocurrency to fund paramilitary operations and evade sanctions, researchers say. According to a new report, these organizations use Telegram to raise money then used to pay for equipment and training. Paramilitary Groups Employ Cryptocurrency to Fund Russian Operations in Ukraine Pro-Russian...

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Coinbase ‘Very Supportive’ of Giving CFTC Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Bitcoin, Ethereum

Talk of crypto policy in the U.S. tends to revolve around rumblings from the Securities and Exchange Commission and taxes.But there are two bills in Congress that have largely flown under the radar, at least for people outside the policy wonk crowd. They would decisively give the Commodities Futures Trading...

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Another Celsius Exec Is Out as Auction Looms

Key Takeaways One of Celsius' co-founders, S. Daniel Leon, reportedly stepped down as the company's chief of strategy today. Leon resigned just one week after co-founder and CEO Alex Mashinsky left his role at the company. Recent court documents indicate that Celsius will begin to auction assets in mid-October. Share this article Celsius executive S....

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How To Protect Your Crypto Holdings From The Erbium Virus

A new computer virus called Erbium focuses on compromising credit card information and login credentials for Chromium browsers (Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome), but it can also hack into cryptocurrency wallets. Crypto wallets are secured by their cryptographic keys – a public key and a private key. This form of cryptography...

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