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Nouriel Roubini Versus Blockchain: Notes from the Senate Floor

The famous crypto-hater testified to the US Senate committee alongside the blockchain advocate Peter Van Valkenburgh. Normally, there is very limited room for drawing legitimate comparisons between a Senate hearing and an Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight. Yet the hearing entitled “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem,” which took place on October 11, 2018 on the […]

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Crypto is a ‘Poor Form of Money’ for Terrorists, Congressional Hearing Concludes

Cryptocurrency is a “poor form of money” for most terrorists, says director of analysis at U.S. think tank FDD’s CSIF Yaya Fanusie. The U.S. Congress Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance has discussed various methods of terrorism financing with cryptocurrency, according to an official press release on the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee […]