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Bitcoin

Bitcoin ETFs are long overdue, says SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) unwillingness to approve a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the U.S. is outdated and borders on double standards, according to the agency’s commissioner Hester Peirce, also known as “Crypto Mom.” “That is probably the biggest, the most-often-asked question that I get: When will the SEC approve a Bitcoin exchange-traded […]Read More

Regulation

“You’d have to shut down the Internet” to ban Bitcoin,

Any of the government’s efforts to ban Bitcoin would be “foolish,” said Hester Peirce (aka “Crypto Mom”), a very Bitcoin-friendly commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), during a MarketWatch virtual conference earlier this week. “I think we were past that point very early on because you’d have to shut down the Internet,” […]Read More