Top news of the week: 30.06.2020.

Money, Law, Pseudonymity, Utility, Dot-com bubble, Child sexual abuse

Bitcoin Futures

On Jun 29, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: IN DEPTH: Whether out of concern for personal security or a desire to preserve privacy, many #Bitcoin developers are known to the world only by their pseudonyms. @alyssahertig reports https://t.co/oaZwmXU0lG https://t.co/AFsIWLdxhT
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Many Bitcoin Developers Are Choosing to Use Pseudonyms – For Good Reason

Many Bitcoin Developers Are Choosing to Use Pseudonyms – For Good Reason

Whether out of concern for personal security or a desire to preserve privacy, many Bitcoin developers are known to the world only by their pseudonyms.

On Jun 27, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
....and the right cross 💥 https://t.co/gqFHy8laRw
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AML Bitcoin Founder Claims DC Lobbyist Jack Abramoff, US Government Are ‘Extorting’ Him

AML Bitcoin Founder Claims DC Lobbyist Jack Abramoff, US Government Are ‘Extorting’ Him

AML Bitcoin's Marcus Andrade claims he is being extorted by the U.S. government in a response to Thursday's charges by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

On Jun 29, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDeskMarkets: FIRST MOVER: It's been assumed for years that well-heeled financial institutions would become the main driving force and primary investor class in crypto. That narrative may underestimate the power of the retail investor. Via @paddybaker_ and @godbole17 https://t.co/pHgaR0CVfC
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First Mover: The Return of the Bitcoin Retail Investor (and Why That’s a Good Thing)

First Mover: The Return of the Bitcoin Retail Investor (and Why That’s a Good Thing)

Retail investors' natural holding mentality could lead to a virtuous circle where price increases support the store of value narrative, and vice versa, says a new report.

On Jun 26, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: Australia Post (@auspost), one of the nation's oldest organizations, has confirmed that customers will be able to purchase cryptocurrencies at more than 3,500 post stores through a new arrangement with @bitcoin_com_au. @sebsinclair1989 reports https://t.co/IcRajk4yMx
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Australia Post Now Lets Customers Buy Bitcoin at Over 3,500 Outlets

Australia Post Now Lets Customers Buy Bitcoin at Over 3,500 Outlets

Australia Post has confirmed that its customers will now be able to use 3,500 of its stores to purchase bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

On Jun 26, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @nikhileshde: Yeah yeah low hanging fruit I HAD TO DO IT OKAY https://t.co/IZJHJWb3gN
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DOJ Indicts Founder of Anti-Money Laundering Bitcoin Project for Money Laundering

DOJ Indicts Founder of Anti-Money Laundering Bitcoin Project for Money Laundering

Rowland Marcus Andrade, the founder of AML Bitcoin, was indicted on wire fraud and money laundering charges related in part to an initial coin offering conducted in 2017 and 2018.

On Jun 25, 2020
@jgarzik shared
RT @mmviii_2008: 1/4 For some reason, no one is talking about it. A twin brother to the EARN IT Act was introduced yesterday, it would outlaw end-to-end encryption for tech COs. We asked @el33th4xor @IOHK_Charles @rogerkver about it: https://t.co/TbW63HAR5B @aantonop @brave @BrendanEich
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New Bill to Outlaw Encryption Without Gov’t Backdoor in US Senate

New Bill to Outlaw Encryption Without Gov’t Backdoor in US Senate

A bill that would outlaw end-to-end encryption for technology companies was proposed by three Republican senators; meanwhile, Ava and Cardano would not yield

On Jun 27, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
Just because the total value locked in DeFi has increased by 80% in the past 30 days does not mean it’s a bubble, says Duke University professor Campbell Harvey, but others beg to differ https://t.co/QcBWLitz0q
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Bubbling Over the Top? DeFi Sector Heats Up in June, Raising Concerns

Bubbling Over the Top? DeFi Sector Heats Up in June, Raising Concerns

The DeFi sector is seeing rapid growth in use and volume. Some appear concerned about a bursting bubble, but could it be natural growth?

On Jun 29, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
Many cryptocurrencies could see huge surges in the next ten years resulting in a Bitcoin price approaching $400K, according to a new report https://t.co/NtMp1AKaSQ
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Crypto Research Report Predicts $397K Bitcoin Price by 2030

Crypto Research Report Predicts $397K Bitcoin Price by 2030

Researchers behind the June 2020 report from the Crypto Research Report used Bitcoin’s target addressable market to predict a rise to $397K