Cryptocurrency
Why cryptocurrencies must die

The world does not need cryptocurrency, a haven for criminal activities that undermines State sovereignty and hurts people and the environment

Salvadorans hit the streets against recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender

The Bitcoin law was approved by the parliament, controlled by Bukele’s party and its allies, last June. Economists warned that the digital currency’s lack of transparency could attract increased criminal activity to the country and make El Salvador a haven of money laundering.

Salvadorans reject the adoption of Bitcoin as national currency

Many fear that the volatility of the cryptocurrency will affect their income and purchasing power. They condemned that it is not suitable for small vendors and only benefits the big investors and transnational companies.

How did FBI recover ransomware in the Colonial Pipeline hacking

In this case, the FBI was able to recover the majority of the ransom Colonial Pipeline paid in the form of bitcoin to cyberwarfare group DarkSide.

Facebook Libra Decoding Facebook’s Libra

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about Facebook’s latest venture, Libra, which is being pegged as a cryptocurrency

Tarreck Al Aissami announcing decision to switch to euro. Venezuela switches from dollar to euro in foreign exchange to tackle US blockade

Venezuela had earlier introduced the cryptocurrency petro, backed by the country’s oil resources, to bypass the crippling US sanctions

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