Time for regulators. Part 2

    American regulators’ attitude to cryptocurrencies seems to swing back-and-forth like a pendulum. One minute they wish (and act) to ban everything crypto-related as competition to fiat money, the second – they “let go of the reins”. The current swing is towards strengthening government control.   The latest US infrastructure bill introduces the broadest possible characterization…

    Time for regulators. Part 1

    American regulators’ attitude to cryptocurrencies seems to swing back-and-forth like a pendulum. One minute they wish (and act) to ban everything crypto-related as competition to fiat money, the second – they “let go of the reins”. The current swing is towards strengthening government control. In a now typical for the US move, the signal initially…

    Cryptocurrencies one step closer to state control

    Another surge in the value of BTC and the corresponding rise in interest, predictably entailed more than the next cryptocurrency boom. On top of that, the state bodies of different countries have become more active with their unending desire to regulate everything in sight. The official recognition of bitcoin as a legal tender was a…