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Argentina’s tax body reportedly asks crypto firms to report all activity

A tax authority in Argentina is reportedly looking to scrutinize operations involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC).Argentina’s Federal Administration of Public Income, or AFIP, has ordered domestic crypto exchanges and payment firms to provide monthly reports of all kinds of operations by users on their platforms, local news agency Buenos Aires

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New petition asks SEC chair nominee Gary Gensler to drop Ripple lawsuit

The Ripple community has launched a new petition to “stop the war” on XRP.Crypto & Policy founder Thomas Hodge has started a Change.org petition directed at Securities and Exchange Commission chair nominee Gary Gensler, asking him to end the SEC's lawsuit against Ripple once he's confirmed as chairman of the commission.Announcing

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Nigeria’s Senate Asks Central Bank Chief to Explain Crypto Ban

Nigeria’s Senate has summoned the country’s top financial regulators for a briefing after the central bank ordered local financial institutions to stop providing services to crypto companies and users last Friday.The Nigerian Tribune reported Thursday the Senate has mandated its banking committee to invite the governor of the central bank

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ErisX Exchange Asks CFTC to Approve Sports Bet Futures as ‘Risk Hedging’ Tools

Cryptocurrency derivatives platform ErisX is making an unusual attempt to push through futures contracts tied to the outcome of National Football League (NFL) games.According to a report from Bloomberg on Tuesday, ErisX formally asked the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in mid-December to give the green light to its gambling-linked

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‘Was This Correct?’ Twitter’s Dorsey Asks About Banning Trump and Then Says ‘Yes’

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took to (where else?) Twitter to ask the question “Was this correct?” regarding his company’s decision to ban U.S. President Donald Trump from the platform following last week’s attack on the Capitol. After that opening expression of doubt, he proceeded to answer that yes, it was.UPDATE

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