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Author Jimmy Song Talks About the Little Bitcoin Book

[embedded content] In wide-ranging interview we talk to author Jimmy Song about his new book, the Little Bitcoin Book. Written by a collective of crypto thinkers, the book “tells the story of what’s wrong with money today, and why Bitcoin was invented to provide an alternative to the current system.” “It describes in simple terms what …

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CoinDesk Talks to Supporters, Critics at Craig Wright’s Contempt Hearing

[embedded content] CoinDesk traveled down to West Palm Beach on Aug. 5 to cover Craig Wright’s second sanctions and contempt hearing. Wright, the self-declared man behind bitcoin, failed to comply with a court directive to produce a full list of his bitcoin addresses acquired prior to 2014, as part of a $10 billion lawsuit brought …

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Legal Expert Katharina Pistor Weighs in on Facebook’s Libra

[embedded content] “You can’t put the genie back into the bottle,” said Katharina Pistor at our exclusive event in DC during the Libra hearings. Pistor, the Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School, explored the legality – and importance – of corporate tokens like Libra in a world that seems reticent to adopt …

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WATCH NOW: CoinDesk LIVE Presents Beyond ICOs: The Future of Tokens

[embedded content] Join today as we talk to thinkers, developers, and investors about the future of tokens and altcoins. Our mission? To separate ICO junk from future reality. We invite you to join us on YouTube and chat with your hosts and guests or Tweet to @coindesk with the hashtag #coindesklive and we will answer …

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WATCH: ‘Mother of Blockchains’ Defends Facebook’s Choice of Controversial Swiss Foundation

[embedded content] Joshua Ashley Klayman Kuzar, founder and CEO, Klayman LLC and Inflection Point Blockchain Advisors, is one of the best known cryptocurrency lawyers. In her chat with CoinDesk Editor Pete Rizzo she talks about how uniquely odd and exciting this moment is for cryptocurrency as a whole. “If you actually look at the companies …

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Ron Paul: Anti-Crypto Congressman Is ‘Just Another Thug in Washington’

Former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul believes that a call by Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) to ban cryptocurrency purchases in the U.S. is a terrible idea. Appearing on CoinDesk Live at Consensus 2019, Paul discussed a number of topics surrounding the cryptocurrency space, including his belief that the federal government should leave the it …

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