The TCB Weekly News Roundup, ending April 23, 2023

Be well, everyone. The bullshit backlash is almost done and light will stand strong. What the outcome is remains to be seen.

There’s a good story in Twitter you should check out. Just sayin’.

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The Week’s Posts
The Week in Videos ending April 23, 2023


This Week In Twitter


Adoption, Implementation and Infrastructure
Australia installs more Bitcoin ATMs than whole of Asia
Credit Agency Giant TransUnion Starts Delivering Credit Scores for Crypto Lending
Trezor Launches Coinjoin Integration with Wasabi Wallet

CBDCs (are just Surveillance Tokens)
*CBDC Tracker 1*
*CBDC Tracker 2*
Worst code I’ve ever seen’: Euro stablecoin faces centralization criticism
US wholesale CBDC has ‘promise,’ Fed governor says, but retail ‘difficult to imagine’

Ethereum Unstaking Requests Now Face About a 17-Day Wait
Ethereum researcher says staking reveals IP address, sparking privacy concerns


DeFi CeFi and Lending
This Week In DeFi – April 21

Coinbase Could Move Away From U.S. if No Regulatory Clarity: CEO Brian Armstrong

MicroStrategy’s Saylor Integrates Bitcoin Lightning Address Into Corporate Email
SEC Chair Gensler Declines to Say if Ether Is a Security in Contentious Congressional Hearing
Institutions Flock to ETH After Ethereum Blockchain’s Shanghai Upgrade
SEC Lays Its Cards on the Table With Assertion That DeFi Falls Under Securities Rules

Mining and Energy
*Live Mining Statistics*
Intel Discontinues Bitcoin Mining Chip Series
Nuclear fixes this. Lets revist in 5-10. “Sweden Drives Final Nail Into Its Bitcoin Mining Industry With Tax Hike”

Nation States (and other political jurisdictions)
BIS, Bank of England conclude DLT settlements pilot

NFTs / Metaverse / Web3 / DAOs

Regulation, Legislation, Legal Matters & Taxation
Blockchain Association files further FOIA requests over banking closures
Crypto Companies May Use a Supreme Court Doctrine to Push Back Against SEC: Lawyer
‘Proof of Reserve’ bill passes in Texas House of Representatives
NY Financial Regulator Adopts Virtual Currency Assessment Rule

What’s in the House Financial Services Committee’s Stablecoin Bill?
Stablecoins Gain Traction as Inflationary Shield in Latin America With Growth in Europe
Tether market cap eyes record high after regaining 65% stablecoin dominance


Wall Street and Big Money
Bitcoin Worldwide (treasuries)*

Time Capsule
Individual behind $3.4B Silk Road Bitcoin theft sentenced to one year in prison

Outside News
Elon Musk Says US Government Had Access to Private Twitter DMs

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

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