The ADL Calls Out Steam for Giving Extremists a Pass

The nonprofit has identified hundreds of profiles that espouse hate, with little attempt from the gaming platform to stop...

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The Weird Partisan Math of Vote-by-Mail 

Research says that expanding mail-in voting doesn’t help Democrats. So why are Republicans so afraid of it?  

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Japan Implements Significant Changes to Cryptocurrency Regulation Today
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Japan Implements Significant Changes to Cryptocurrency Regulation Today

Major changes are happening in the cryptocurrency space in Japan as new cryptocurrency regulation enters into force today. Among notable changes are the regulation of crypto custody service providers and crypto derivatives businesses. Japan has 23 regulated crypto exchanges; unregulated platforms have modified their terms of service affecting Japanese residents. Japan Adopts New Way to Regulate Crypto Industry The amendments to the...

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Justin Amash Reveals Third-Party Presidential Bid: Pro-Bitcoin Libertarian Candidate Targets Trump’s Seat
May01

Justin Amash Reveals Third-Party Presidential Bid: Pro-Bitcoin Libertarian Candidate Targets Trump’s Seat

U.S. President Donald Trump now has an unexpected challenger as the independent congressman from Michigan, Justin Amash, says he plans to run as a Libertarian candidate in the 2020 election. Besides John McAfee and Adam Kokesh, Amash is also a pro-crypto candidate, a believer in free markets, and has spoken positively about bitcoin seven years ago. Is Trump’s Future Threatened by a Libertarian Candidate? Justin Amash is pushing...

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Bitcoin Lender Genesis Global Issues $2 Billion in Loans During Record Quarter
May01

Bitcoin Lender Genesis Global Issues $2 Billion in Loans During Record Quarter

Genesis Global Trading has reported a 100% jump in new loan originations in the first quarter. The cryptocurrency lender and trading platform added a record $2 billion in new loans in the three months leading to March 2020, up $1 billion from the previous quarter. BTC accounted for 44.8% of the loans and bitcoin cash (BCH) 5.8%. In a recent update, Genesis said new loan issuances soared 354% from a year ago. Active loans outstanding...

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