Tesla put 1.5B USD cash reserves in BTC and will accept BTC for car payments

Dutch Financial Times:

https://fd.nl/beurs/1373213/bitcoin-op-nieuw-record-na-miljardenkoop-door-tesla

Elon Musk pulls bitcoin back into bull market instantly

After Elon many big names such as Ray Dalio & Scaramucci.

Detected double spend on Bitcoin was of course not a double spend

The threat of financial mass surveillance is upon us #fatf

In the quest of stopping (still unproven) large scale money laundering in crypto central banks are violating basic human rights. As these bureaucrats march on, we, the people, have to keep focus on the ball and work on unstoppable privacy harder than ever.

FinCEN rules cause headaches

SEC charges Ripple for offering unregistered securities

Ledger’s customer database gets hacked

The end of Ledger?

Criticism on Balancer $BAL as a pool was removed from UI

Balancer, a popular protocol for programmable liquidity mostly on Ethereum, surprised users with a centralized action. Although it is completely understandable, it does make clear there is a feature here that can turn into a problematic vulnerability later.

Chainlink hype & FUD

This week it was nice reading the fake report on Chainlink. Fake, yes (seemingly not published by Zeus Capital as it says), but some arguments make sense if you like. A market cap of more than 2.6 billion seems somewhat over the top to me.

However, dyor of course.

The (Fake) report: https://chainlink.docsend.com/view/nfrvnyuuzrf2d5va

Is NEXO, the crypto lending platform, involved?

An article reflecting on the report & the Nexo connection: https://beincrypto.com/dubious-report-claims-that-chainlink-link-is-a-giant-fraud/

OCC: US national banks can provide crypto custody services

But will the banks hedge against their own system?

https://www.coindesk.com/dont-expect-banks-to-jump-on-the-occ-crypto-custody-news

But if they do, it will have impact: