Why Is the EU Telling Apple Which Chargers It Can Use?

If Europe really cared about e-waste it would stop mandating inefficient products. ANDREA O'SULLIVAN | 6.17.2022 8:05 AM After ten years of hard work to try and promote innovation and consumer welfare, the European Union has revealed its bold plan: to force device manufacturers to use a single charging standard. The Eurocrats are [...]

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Misguided Antitrust Proposal Handcuffs U.S. Tech Companies and Gives China the Edge | Opinion

As inflation persists and costs of groceries and gas rise, many hardworking taxpayers and business owners who already have tightened their budgets, will be making tough financial decisions for the foreseeable future, unfortunately. But while Floridians are tightening their belts, some U.S. senators are pushing ahead with the American Innovation [...]

By |2022-06-16T13:34:18-04:00June 16th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Misguided Antitrust Proposal Handcuffs U.S. Tech Companies and Gives China the Edge | Opinion

New York Puts Bitcoin Mining in the Crosshairs

It’s one of many anti-cryptocurrency policies emanating from the Empire State ANDREA O'SULLIVAN | 6.14.2022 8:30 AM Big governments have many reasons to oppose sovereign monetary technologies like bitcoin. The existence of a permissionless money network provides escape hatches for these states' many levers of centralized control. It is not surprising that [...]

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Fed Report Shows Who’s Actually Using Crypto and How

Millions of lower-income or unbanked people are more likely to use cryptocurrency as a payment method. ANDREA O'SULLIVAN | 5.31.2022 8:30 AM   Who actually uses cryptocurrency, and why? A new report from the Federal Reserve shows that for some, digital currencies like bitcoin can be a real alternative for those who [...]

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Why Are the Feds So Mad About Bitcoin Retirement Investing?

The Department of Labor and Sen. Elizabeth Warren have strong opinions about Fidelity’s new 401K option ANDREA O'SULLIVAN | 5.10.2022 8:30 AM Bitcoin has emerged as an attractive savings option in a time of creeping global inflation and general uncertainty—to say nothing of the situation facing the stock market. Like gold, this scarce digital asset [...]

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Elon Musk faces uphill battle to make Twitter more free

by J. Robert McClure III  | May 03, 2022 09:58 AM Twitter is atwitter with the news that maverick billionaire Elon Musk is set to buy the microblogging platform outright. Musk has big intentions for Twitter, which he plans to take private and exert direct control over. The move has been [...]

By |2022-05-16T13:05:01-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Elon Musk faces uphill battle to make Twitter more free

Reason: Europe Targets Self-Hosted Bitcoin Wallets—and Financial Privacy

Proposed EU rules would be equivalent to tracking all cash transactions As inflation and economic disruption increase around the world, ostensibly stable governments look to increase controls on cryptocurrency. In particular, states loathe what they call "unhosted wallets," meaning cryptocurrency that is totally owned and maintained by an individual, as [...]

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The Economist: A peninsula that makes waves in policy formation

Florida has a history as a policy laboratory It is best known as the home of “Florida Man”, infamous for oddball residents committing dubious deeds involving alligators and the like. Yet Florida has a record of creating policies that catch on elsewhere. An early example came in 1889, when it [...]

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Reason: Bitcoin Won’t Help Russia Bypass World Sanctions

Cryptocurrencies are not the threat to U.S. financial power the elites want to present. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, that crusader against big banks, is no fan of bitcoin. Whether because of the environment, the economy, or most recently: international sanctions against Russia, the self-styled protector of the little guy does not [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:35:33-04:00March 29th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Reason: Bitcoin Won’t Help Russia Bypass World Sanctions

Reason: Biden Has His Eye on Bitcoin

The president's anticipated executive order stopped short of feared regulations but suggests federal unease with uncontrolled development. One of the surest fire ways for a government to look like it's doing something is to commission a report. President Joe Biden's hotly anticipated executive order on cryptocurrency released last week was chock full [...]

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