CBDCs should protect privacy, not be a surveillance tool: Former CFTC chair
    14 Mar 2023

    Former CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo says that Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer measures are both outdated and constitutionally questionable and that crypto technology could do better. The United States should lead the development of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) away from being “surveillance coins” and toward being “freedom coins,” says the former chair of…

    More than 280 blockchains at risk of ‘zero-day’ exploits, warns security firm
    14 Mar 2023

    Dogecoin, Zcash and Litecoin have already patched the “critical” vulnerability, but hundreds of others may not have, risking billions’ worth of crypto. 280 or more blockchain networks are estimated to be at risk of “zero-day” exploits that could put at least $25 billion worth of crypto at risk, according to cybersecurity firm Halborn. In a…

    Bitcoin market cap flips tech giant Meta, widens gap on Visa
    14 Mar 2023

    BTC’s market cap has climbed to the 11th spot amongst top assets by market cap and now sits behind electric vehicle maker Tesla. Despite a turbulent week for crypto following the downfall of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank, Bitcoin market cap has managed to flip that of tech giant Meta. At the time of…