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AML and KYC: A catalyst for mainstream crypto adoption

One of the quickest ways to ensure crypto’s mainstream adoption is by working with the regulators, which includes implementing effective and investor-centric KYC and AML tools. For Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin (BTC), the motivation to create a new payment ecosystem from scratch in 2009 stemmed from the economic chaos caused by the banking […]

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Why Bitcoin Politics Should Be Approached At The Local Level

Bitcoiners have a higher chance of making meaningful change in state-level Bitcoin policy by building relationships with their local politicians. This is an opinion editorial by Dennis Porter, CEO of Satoshi Action Fund and political strategist who focuses on defending Bitcoin infrastructure and industry in the U.S. through public policy, activism and advocacy. The unlimited […]

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Bitcoin Is The Hills

The hills once provided a check on the overreaches of state-making. Today, Bitcoin provides that check. This is an opinion editorial by Captain Sidd, a finance writer and explorer of Bitcoin culture. I’ve spent most of the last three years living in the mountainous region of Northern Thailand. Nestled in the hills all around the […]

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Russia plans to roll out digital ruble across all banks in 2024

Bank of Russia started CBDC testing in 2022 and expects to implement an official banking rollout in the year of presidential elections in 2024. The Bank of Russia continues working towards the upcoming adoption of the central bank digital currency (CBDC), planning an official digital ruble rollout in a few years. According to the Bank […]

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South Korea’s financial watchdog wants to ‘quickly’ review crypto legislation: Report

The FSC will reportedly “make institutional supplements that will take a balanced approach to blockchain development, investor protection and market stability” on bills proposed. The chair of South Korea’s Financial Services Commission said the regulator plans to expedite its review of 13 bills pending in the country’s National Assembly related to digital assets. According to […]