From the Bitrue blog.
| 20.2.2023–26.2.2023 |
SBF charged with 4 new criminal counts — Sam Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of FTX, is facing 12 criminal charges, including eight conspiracy charges related to fraud and four charges of wire and securities fraud. Bankman-Fried’s lawyers plan to hire a security expert to assist the judge in navigating technical issues related to encrypted messages, privacy-focused messaging apps, and VPNs.
US Representative introduces bill to limit Federal Reserve’s authority on digital dollar, citing privacy concerns — Representative Tom Emmer has proposed the CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act, which would prohibit the Fed from directly issuing a central bank digital currency to anyone and prevent monetary policy from being based on a CBDC. The bill aims to protect Americans’ financial privacy and would also require transparency for any projects related to a digital dollar.
US District Court rules emojis can indicate financial advice with legal implications — A recent court filing involving Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot Moments NFTs led a judge to declare that emojis like the rocket ship, stock chart, and money bags are indicative of “a financial return on investment.” Former SEC Enforcement Branch Chief Lisa Braganca cautioned users in a tweet about using emojis that suggest future gains due to the potential legal consequences.
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