Trump Tweets Crypto Rant — What Is the Bitcoin Reference Really About?

President Donald Trump’s mention of cryptocurrencies is historic, but the blockchain industry deserves a more serious conversation… Over the last few years, United States President Donald Trump’s tweetstorms have become a peculiar yet amusing feature of American public life. The president’s off-the-cuff comments have served a wide variety of purposes, from enriching political discourse with […]

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How Blockchain Could Decentralize the Music Industry

How big tech curbed freedom of expression ahead of the Tiananmen Square anniversary. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed here are the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinions of Cointelegraph. Our guest authors invite readers to discuss the most polemic, ambiguous and debatable topics within the cryptocurrency, blockchain […]

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Crypto Advocacy Center Says Proposed UK AML Regulations Violate Privacy Rights

Nonprofit crypto advocacy center Coin Center has urged Her Majesty’s Treasury not to over-broaden the scope of the U.K.’s anti-money laundering regulations Coin Center — a nonprofit research and advocacy center focused on crypto-related public policy issues — has urged Her Majesty’s Treasury not to over-broaden the scope of the United Kingdom’s anti-money laundering/counter terrorism […]

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Blockchain Firm Raises $4 Million From Draper’s VC Fund to Provide Uncensorable Domains

Following a Boost VC-led $730,000 seed round in 2018, Unstoppable Domains now raised $4 million to decentralize websites. San Francisco-based blockchain domains firm Unstoppable Domains has secured $4 million in a funding round backed by venture capitalist Tim Draper, co-founder Brad Kam told Cointelegraph in an email on May 23. Following a $730,000 seed round […]

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Funding Hate: The Far-Right’s Pivot to Crypto

As controversial figures on the right find themselves deplatformed, they increasingly turn to crypto for fundraising. Cryptocurrencies were never apolitical. The fateful 2008 Satoshi Nakamoto treatise did not appear in an ideological vacuum: Notions of online privacy, proactive use of cryptography for protecting individual freedom, and denationalization of currency that informed the Bitcoin creator’s vision […]

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