The Weekly News Roundup, ending 21 November 2021

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Be well, Everyone. Think for yourself, and let NO ONE take your agency.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
If we allow people to push measures that centralize control, we will lose our sovereignty and it will take a lot of hard pain to get it back.

Let’s not go down that road. Push back and end the mandates now.


-Brian Cost

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This Week In Twitter

In order to make deadline, Twitter has been put on hold.
In the meantime, the crypto train keeps moving, and anti-mandate protests took place in across Europe, Australia, Latin America, and the United States.
If we allow people to push measures that centralize control, we will lose our sovereignty and it will take a lot of hard pain to get it back.
Let’s not go down that road. Push back and end the mandates now.




Headlines


Adoption
El Salvador to Create ‘Bitcoin City,’ Use $500M of Planned $1B Bond Offering to Buy More Crypto
AMC Theatres to Accept Shiba Inu Within Two to Four Months
Voyager Digital Launches USDC-Linked Debit Card
Circle to invest in Japanese yen stablecoin as part of expansion to Asia
American Airlines partners with decentralized travel market Winding Tree
NYDIG partners with Houston Rockets basketball franchise, plans to pay team in BTC
US city sets up Bitcoin ATM in airport after crypto payment adoption


CBDC (are just Surveillance Tokens)
Chinese Local Government Warns of Digital Yuan Fraud
Indian Central Bank May Pilot Test CBDC in 2022: Report
Fed Governor Waller praises stablecoins as a genuine innovation that makes the development of CBDCs redundant
US is not moving fast enough to develop a CBDC, says former CFTC chair


Company / Product News
Digital Currency Group Raises $600M in New Credit Facility
LA’s Iconic Staples Center to Be Renamed Crypto.com Arena
Novogratz’s crypto firm Galaxy Digital delays US stock listing to 2022


Chatter, Commentary and Opinions


Crime/Scams
Why Are We Still Debating Whether Craig Wright Is Satoshi?


DeFi


DYOR


Exchanges
Binance Is Potentially Worth $300B, Former Company Executives Says
Square Releases White Paper Detailing Protocol for a Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange
Binance US to Close Pre-IPO Funding in 1-2 Months
Mexican Crypto Exchange Bitso Incorporates Circle Solutions for Cross-Border Payments Initiative
Crypto Exchange Gemini Trust Has $7B Valuation After $400M Funding Round


Implementation
PayPal Finally Enables Crypto Payments for Millions of Merchants on Its Platform
Switzerland’s Six Digital Exchange Launches With Blockchain Bond
Bitrefill Enables Salvadorans to Pay Many of Their Bills With Bitcoin
Brave Browser Launches Built-In Crypto Wallet


Legistlation & Regulation & Legal Matters
SEC Reportedly Looking Into BlockFi’s Crypto Yield Products
US Congressmen Introduce Bill to Modify Crypto Tax Provision in Infrastructure Law
Blockchain Association Raises $4M to Grow Its Presence on Capitol Hill
South Korean lawmakers push back against controversial “know-the-sender” rule
Israel reportedly adopts new AML rules for crypto
Acting OCC head calls for consolidated supervision for crypto firms


Metaverse
TIME Magazine to Hold ETH on Balance Sheet as Part of Galaxy Digital Metaverse Deal
$400M funding round to help Gemini build in the decentralized metaverse


Mining
Norway Considers Backing Swedish Crypto Mining Ban Proposal, Hints Minister
Bitcoin Miner PrimeBlock Plans to Go Public by Merging With 10X Capital: Report
BIT Mining’s Q4 Revenue to Fall Due to Its Mining Pool Exiting China
Bitcoin Miner Bitdeer to Go Public With SPAC Merger; Deal Values Company at Around $4B
Bit Digital Migrates All Its Bitcoin Mining Out of China Amid Ban
Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Upsizes Its IPO, Valuing Company at $1.5B
Marathon Receives SEC Subpoena Related to 2020 Hardin Data Center Agreement; Shares Tumble
Bitfarms Doubles Hashrate to More Than 2 EH/s
Marathon Digital to Raise $500M in Convertible Notes
Nvidia’s Q3 report reveals a sharp decline in crypto mining chip sales


NFT (Tokenization)
FC Barcelona Cancels Marketing Agreement With NFT Marketplace Ownix
Investors Offer OpenSea $10B Valuation in New Round: Report
Google searches for NFTs spike to record highs

Nation States
Tanzania’s Zanzibar reportedly exploring ways to adopt crypto


Taxation
Argentina to Tax Crypto Exchanges


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Fidelity Launches Canada’s First Institutional Bitcoin Custody Service
Solana Hits Bloomberg Terminal With Galaxy-Backed Index
Institutional Bitcoin products tag record AUM despite volume pulling back


Time Capsule
Mt. Gox rehabilitation plan is now ‘final and binding’


Outside News
BREAKING: Evergrande Defaults on $148 Million Bond Payments
Turkey Makes the Case for Bitcoin as Erdogan Runs the Autocrat’s Inflation Playbook


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Nothing of note this week.


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