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Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is Not a Currency in Court Case Over Taxes on BTC Gains

An Israeli judge has ruled that bitcoin (BTC) is an asset and not a currency, local news site Globes reported on May 21.The judgment is significant because it means profits made by selling the cryptocurrency will now be liable to capital gains tax, Globes notes.Noam Copel, who founded the blockchain startup DAV, had bought

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US Blockchain Investor Terpin Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM Swapping Case

United States blockchain and crypto investor Michael Terpin has won $75.8 million in a civil case against 21-year-old Nicholas Truglia, who reportedly defrauded him of crypto assets. Reuters reported the news on May 10.Per the report, the California Superior Court last week ordered Manhattan resident Truglia to pay the

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Bitcoin Hater Charlie Munger Accidentally Makes a Case for Crypto

By CCN: Charlie Munger, a 95-year-old billionaire investor and Warren Buffett’s partner at Berkshire Hathaway, expressed concern over the rate at which money is printed by democratic governments. Ironically, Munger, a skeptic of bitcoin, may have accidentally pointed out the merits of the dominant cryptocurrency.Charlie Munger Hates Bitcoin But Fears

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