Self-Professed ‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Answers CFTC’s Request for Input on Crypto Markets

The controversially self-proclaimed “Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist has filed two near-identical comment letters. Controversially self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has reportedly submitted two near-identical comment letters to the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Wright filed his two documents on Feb. 15 in response to the agency’s request for […]

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Rewriting Satoshi: Company and Uni to Build Crypto Model Addressing Bitcoin’s Shortcomings

sponsored A company has signed a memorandum of understanding with a university to create the cryptocurrency model that Bitcoin’s inventor envisaged a decade ago. A crypto company has signed a memorandum of understanding with a university in the United States with the aim of building the cryptocurrency model envisaged by Satoshi Nakamoto when the Bitcoin […]

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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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Coinbase Reportedly Bans Personal Account of Social Media Platform Gab Founder

The Coinbase merchant account of social media platform Gab’s founder Andrew Torba has been reportedly closed. The personal Coinbase merchant account of Andrew Torba, social media platform Gab’s founder, has been terminated, the official Gab.com account tweeted on Jan. 4. As blockchain blog Breaker reported earlier, Gab’s business account on Coinbase was allegedly closed in […]

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