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Apple Co-Founder Loses Lawsuit Against YouTube Over Crypto Giveaway Scams

Steve Wozniak has lost his lawsuit against YouTube over scammers using his image to push crypto giveaway scams on the streaming platform. The case touches on the responsibility of social media companies to police content posted by users. But, in a ruling made yesterday, a California state judge said YouTube and its parent company, Google LLC, are protected by federal law from such responsibility. Earlier this year, Ripple CEO Brad...

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Only In Crypto: A Croissant Breaks Down Elon Musk’s “End Game” For Bitcoin

Two weeks on from Tesla’s U-turn on accepting Bitcoin for payments, and markets have so far failed to recapture their previous sparkle. The event has become the subject of much hearsay and conjecture. In trying to explain the action, @CroissantEth lays out his theory regarding Musk’s Bitcoin “end game.” Which, if true, could be the start of a new narrative surrounding the leading cryptocurrency. “@elonmusk has had a big...

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Hong Kong Goes Full Ham On Unlicensed Bitcoin Trading Platforms

In what seems like a further crackdown on freedoms in Hong Kong, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) said Bitcoin exchanges operating in the territory should be subject to licensing. The SFC proposal seeks to enforce the ruling by levying heavy fines and tough prison sentences on non-compliant persons. The Hong Kong government also confirmed it intends to bar retail investors from trading cryptocurrency. “a HK$5 million...

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Elon Musk Prefers Dogecoin Over Other Alts Because Of The Memes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk continues to promote Dogecoin by asking the crypto community to submit development ideas on GitHub. When asked why he prefers DOGE to other objectively superior alts, Musk gave a brief reply of: “Doge has dogs & memes, whereas the others do not.” At face value, it seems as though Musk is giving a tongue-in-cheek response. But, with the concept of memes as currency gaining traction, does he know something we...