New Italian Budget Law Imposes 26% Tax on Crypto Gains

Italy’s parliament has approved a new tax on cryptocurrency as part of the country’s budget law for 2023. Under the new law, cryptocurrency gains in excess of 2000 euros will be subject to a 26% tax rate during the tax…

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Finally Extradited to the US to Face Criminal Charges

A plane carrying Sam Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of FTX, has arrived in the United States from the Bahamas, where he is facing fraud charges related to the collapse of the crypto exchange, which wiped out billions in valuations. Wednesday…

BlockFi Petitions the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to Let Clients Withdraw From Blocked Accounts

BlockFi, the bankrupt cryptocurrency lender, has petitioned the United States Bankruptcy Court to allow clients to withdraw cryptocurrencies held in their BlockFi Wallet Accounts. Step Closer to Client Refunds This request has no effect on withdrawals or transfers from BlockFi…

Democrats Want to Return Over $1 million of SBF’s Donations to FTX Victims

Three well-known Democratic organizations have resolved to return over $1 million to investors who lost their money as a result of misappropriation following the arrest of former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF). FTX’s Campaign Contributions After the businessman was charged…

Kazakhstan’s Central Bank In Push For a Phased CBDC Rollout between 2023-25

Kazakhstan, the world’s third-largest Bitcoin mining hub after the United States and China, is launching its own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) the digital tenge. The National Bank of Kazakhstan revealed this after the second phase of testing was finished.…

Nigerians Love Crypto But Not their Country’s CBDC

Nigeria’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) is not being well received by the country’s knowledgeable crypto community. Only 0.5% Use the eNaira A year after its introduction, the government-issued digital currency, the eNaira, is only being used by less than…

US State Department Calls Out Sorry State of Bahamian Jail Holding SBF

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried might spend up to two months in the country’s Fox Hill Prison after being denied bail in a Bahamas Magistrate Court. This facility has a history of physical abuse against inmates and is known for…

Jack Dorsey is Advocating For A Decentralized Twitter Alternative.

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey stated that making a platform resistant to corporate or government control is a solution to Twitter’s censorship issues. Resistant to Corporate Control Dorsey highlighted some potential solutions to the Twitter platform’s current problems in a…

Israel’s Top Economist Suggests Broad Regulations For Digital Assets.

The Chief Economist of the Israeli Ministry of Finance, Shira Greenberg, has filed a paper with suggestions for the country’s regulation of digital assets.  Greenberg’s Top Priority On November 28, a 109-page report was released, and it seemed to catch…

Sony Music Is the Newest Company In the Entertainment Industry to Adopt NFTs.

Sony Music has submitted a trademark application to utilize the Columbia Records logo for non-fungible token-backed (NFT) media. Legitimizing Its Digital Products If approved, Sony Music would be permitted to use the recognizable logo for podcast and music creation, artist…

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