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bakkt
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Hodler’s Digest, March 18–24: Hodler’s Digest, Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Brian Evans - Mar 24, 2019

North Korean dissidents are selling “visas” based on ETH, Square wants to develop open source crypto contributions, and more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest

Elon Musk
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‘Wrong at Virtually Every Level’: Elon Musk Torches ‘Radical’ SEC for Twitter Gag Attempt

Brian Evans - Mar 24, 2019

Billionaire Elon Musk fired back at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s February 2019 contempt filing designed to muzzle the Tesla CEO’s Twitter commentary. Elon Musk: ‘SEC’s Position…

Bitcoin
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Bitwise Tells US SEC That 95% of Volume on Unregulated Crypto Exchanges is Suspect

Brian Evans - Mar 22, 2019

95 percent of volume on unregulated exchanges appears to be fake or non-economic in nature, an analysis from Bitwise Asset Management argues

News
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Volkswagen Faces SEC Lawsuit Over “Dieselgate” Scandal

Brian Evans - Mar 21, 2019

German automaker Volkswagen is facing a lawsuit filed over its actions toward investors during the so-called “Dieselgate” scandal. Filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the…

Altcoin
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Did the SEC Chairman Confirm Ethereum Isn’t a Security? Not Quite, but It’s Optimistic

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

While industry executives generally agree Ethereum is not a security, the SEC chairman did not directly confirm it to Congress

Bitcoin Regulation
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Most Respondents File Negative Comments for SEC’s Review of VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

Multiple respondents have filed comments with the U.S. SEC on the latest proposed rule change for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF

Banks
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Silvergate Bank Onboarded 59 New Crypto Customers in Q4 2018

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

Major U.S.-based bank Silvergate signed on 59 new cryptocurrency customers in the fourth quarter of 2018

Altcoin
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Report From Former CFTC Chairman Calls for Advanced Crypto Regulations

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

In a recent report, former CFTC chairman Timothy Massad called for more thorough regulations on cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin Regulation
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US SEC Solicits Feedback on Crypto Assets and Custody Rules

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

The US SEC is soliciting industry input as it potentially reconsiders existing custody rules for investment advisers in certain cases of crypto trading and settlement

Bitcoin
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Riot Blockchain Plans Launch of Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchange in the US

Brian Evans - Mar 16, 2019

A filing with the SEC revealed that Riot Blockchain plans to launch a new regulated cryptocurrency exchange called RiotX in the U.S. by the end of 2019