Rejection Aside, Calls for a Bitcoin ETF Are Only Escalating

Karma is real. Just as the crypto community was – not so secretly – displaying its joy over Facebook’s historic stock loss, bitcoin’s price took a surprising drop below $8,000. A reaction to the news that bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), one proposed by brothers and co-investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, had been rejected for the second time, it […]

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Congressman’s Call for Crypto Ban Sparks Social Uproar

In the span of a few hours, it became Crypto Twitter vs U.S. Representative Brad Sherman. On Wednesday, Congress hosted a pair of back-to-back hearings on the topic of cryptocurrencies (read CoinDesk’s coverage here and here), which notably saw Rep. Sherman – no stranger to controversy among crypto circles – call for a blanket ban […]

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This Token Promises Not to Spam You on Social Media

If one token’s newly announced marketing strategy is any indication, the Federal Trade Commission may soon have more warnings to send to social influencers. Announced today, Singapore-based marketing company Jet8 is launching an initial coin offering (ICO) designed to scale its system for rewarding regular users who effectively promote brands on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and […]

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