SEC Commissioner on Banning Bitcoin: ‘It’s Very Difficult to Ban Peer-to-Peer Technology’

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce believes that the U.S. government cannot ban bitcoin, stating that “it’s very difficult to ban something that’s essentially a peer-to-peer technology.” The commissioner is hopeful that…

OCC Grants Crypto Firm Paxos ‘Conditional Approval’ for US Bank Charter

The digital currency and stablecoin issuer Paxos has been granted conditional approval for a bank charter under the Paxos National Trust in New York. The U.S. Office of the Comptroller…

China’s Carbon Neutral Stance Puts Pressure on BTC Miners, Sichuan Electricity to Increase 150%

Bitcoin’s global hashrate dropped ten days ago following a coal mine accident that caused significant grid blackouts in Xinjiang, China. While initial estimates had shown more than 40% of the…

US State Passes Resolution Commending Satoshi Nakamoto and Bitcoin

The U.S. state of Louisiana has passed a resolution to commend bitcoin for its success as well as commend the cryptocurrency’s pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, “for his contribution to economic…