DeFi: A shrinking window of opportunity

With regulators unlikely to change old-fashioned rules in favor of the emerging market, DeFi might be burdened under fraud and new portions of restrictions. Over the years, we have seen a lot of trends such as initial coin offerings, initial exchange offerings, security token offerings, decentralized autonomous organizations and many more, but none of these […]

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European crypto tax firms merge in bid to expand to North American markets

Another crypto merger targets tax reporting. European experts in cryptocurrency tax reporting are joining forces to enter markets in the United States and Canada. Blockpit, an Austria-based crypto compliance expert, has completed a merger with its German competitor CryptoTax, the firm announced on Sept. 8. Both focused on providing crypto tax reporting tools, Blockpit and […]

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The IRS wants to tax every penny of your crypto, US government memorandum says

That will be confusing for some, and unsurprising for others. A recent memorandum from the U.S.’ tax authority, the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, attempted to clarify taxation rules around receiving crypto assets as payment.  “Is convertible virtual currency received by an individual for performing a microtask through a crowdsourcing or similar platform taxable income?” […]

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Is Ethereum Left and Bitcoin Right?

Hacktivist Bitcoin developer Amir Taaki took aim at Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter recently for essentially writing off smart contracts inventor Nick Szabo as a right-wing crank. Taaki wrote that this sort of attitude was typical of an “Eth[ereum] culture which is about sparkling burner parties, privileged digital nomads, microdosing LSD, sex orgies and […]

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Media controversy over RMIT blockchain unit’s links to right-wing think-tank

An Australian university blockchain hub has been linked to a right-wing think-tank, causing controversy among uni staff members. The RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub’s association with influential right-wing think-tank The Institute of Public Affairs has been roundly criticised in a 1200-word news feature in Guardian Australia by other members of staff. The hub received $6 million […]

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