The TCB Weekly News Roundup, ending 1 Jan 2023 – FTX and CBDCs

  1. More FTX news
  2. More FTX fallout
  3. CBDC’s are gaining traction. (See Russel’s video below)

Sorry for the late post- I’ve been fixing a broken water heater.

Enjoy and be well, Everyone.


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The Week’s Posts

What Bitcoin Did: “Finding Bitcoin with Jeff Booth”


Reports:
NYDIG – A Weekly Digest of Bitcoin News & Insights


This Week In Twitter


Headlines


Adoption, Implementation and Infrastructure


CBDCs (are just Surveillance Tokens)
Turkish Central Bank Runs First CBDC Tests


COMPANIES & PROTOCOLS
Why Solana Was Decimated by Bankman-Fried’s Downfall
FTX
Disputed Robinhood shares may be moved to neutral account at BlockFi’s request
Ellison and Wang Will Be ‘Game Changers’ in Bankman-Fried’s Trial, Lawyer Says
Alameda Research Liquidated Ether-Based Token Holdings for Bitcoin in Past 24 Hours, On-Chain Data Shows
FTX customers file class-action lawsuit to get priority reparations
SBF borrowed $546M from Alameda to fund Robinhood share purchase [It’s Other People’s Money]
Bahamas regulator is temporarily holding $3.5B FTX assets


CRIMES AND SCAMS


DeFi CeFi and Lending
This Week In DeFi – December 30
Celsius, FTX, Voyager users sell bankruptcy claims for pennies on the dollar


Exchanges
Crypto Exchange Gemini Sued by Investors Over Interest-Earning Program
Bitfinex closes week leading Bitcoin reserves according to Glassnode


GOSSIP
FTX-backed Projects Plunge as ‘Sam Coins’ Underperform


Mining
Argo Blockchain sells top mining facility to Galaxy Digital for $65M
100%: Public Bitcoin miners sold almost everything they mined in 2022
Bitcoin ASIC miner prices hovering at lows not seen in years
Bitcoin hash rate falls 13% in one day, mining difficulty estimated to drop 10%


Nation States (and other political jurisdictions)


NFTs / Metaverse / Web3 / DAOs
BLOCKWORKS: What to Expect for NFTs and Digital Goods in 2023


Regulation, Legislation, Legal Matters & Taxation
USA/Europe


STABLECOINS


Taxation


Wall Street and Big Money
KEEP AN EYE ON THIS –> https://bitcointreasuries.net/
…AND THIS –> https://www.buybitcoinworldwide.com/treasuries/
Valkyrie aims to rescue Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust


Time Capsule


Outside News


You Do Not Change Bitcoin. Bitcoin Changes You.
“Bitcoin will eat the world.” And it is.




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res-binance

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changelly

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coinami

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