Last month, Bitcoin developer James O’Beirne sounded the alarm: The dominant blockchain might lose some very talented contributors if someone doesn’t step up to pay them for…

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How Industry Can Prevent the Crypto Winter From Becoming an Ice Age

Recognizing that crypto has to be regulated as part of the regular economy is a first step to arguing for rules tailored to its unique innovations, says John Rizzo.

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Congress and Crypto Season 4: An Uphill Battle

Crypto policy efforts would make great TV, Ron Hammond, director of government relations for the Blockchain Association, writes.

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The Pluses and Minuses of Regulating Crypto as Gambling

Let’s face it, a lot of crypto trading is more like gambling than investing. So why not regulate the industry that way? JP Koning says there are benefits and demerits to the idea.

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Chalk and Cheese: When Crypto Assets Meet the Securities Laws

Crypto assets cannot function as they’re designed to – while being securities, Lewis Cohen, co-founder of DLx Law, writes.

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Are There Tech Solutions to the Privacy and Compliance Trade-Offs for CBDCs?

Users will likely demand cash-like privacy protections for central bank digital currencies, which may be thwarted by regulations. However, new technology solutions may enable high degrees of privacy while complying with regulations.

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What Crypto Legislation Could Look Like for the US, UK and Europe

Several regulatory initiatives are underway to expand oversight of this nascent industry, the former head of fintech at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority writes.

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Banks Will Dominate Stablecoins, and 2 Other Predictions About the Future of Money

Crypto, rather than “blowing up” traditional finance, is making the existing system more efficient.

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Web3 Loyalty Programs Are a Trojan Horse for Good Crypto Policy

Crypto’s three pillars of ownership, control and interoperability are likely to resonate with policymakers the most, writes Josh Rosenblatt of Co:Create.

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Why Real Regulatory Change In Crypto Has Not Happened

Legislators need to educate themselves on Web3 if they care about protecting consumers, Steven Eisenhauer, chief risk and compliance officer at Ramp, writes.