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Brian Armstrong on the Future of Coinbase

Brian Armstrong – the CEO of Coinbase – has issued a statement on the current position of bitcoin and crypto in general that’s got quite a few people worried. He said that he cannot predict what’s going to happen in the coming future, and he has also warned that virtually anything could happen. So, what does that mean? Coinbase Has Been Moving Up and Down The state of the crypto market isn’t doing well as of late. Despite a recent bull run in the later weeks of August,...

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Ben Armstrong Has Guilt Over Past Crypto Promotions

Ben Armstrong is just one of a few social media influencers that regret talking about and promoting cryptocurrency projects. Ben Armstrong Feels Bad About Past Endorsements Armstrong has been engaged in the practice for years. He is one of the most-watched crypto influencers on YouTube. At the time of writing, he has garnered more than 1.5 million subscribers, and for a long time, he accepted payments from crypto companies and projects who were willing to dole out cold,...

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Coinbase Files SEC Petition Calling for Fair Crypto Regulation

Coinbase – one of the world’s largest and most powerful digital currency exchanges – is not happy with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), claiming the agency has not implemented efficient crypto regulations. The company has now filed a petition criticizing the organization and calling for fair regulation within America’s legal spectrum. Coinbase Isn’t too Happy with the SEC Faryar Shirzad – chief policy officer at Coinbase – explained in a recent statement...

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This is How Long Coinbase CEO Thinks the Crypto Bear Market Will Last

Brian Armstrong – Chief Executive Officer of Coinbase – expects the ongoing crypto winter to last around 12 to 18 months. However, he admitted that his company is prepared for a prolonged bear market because it coincides with a broader macroeconomic crisis. Armstrong believes Coinbase will not have problems enduring the negative conditions since it has passed through similar market declines four times in its ten-year-old existence. It Should be Over by the end of 2023 In a...

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Coinbase CEO Would Shutdown ETH Staking Service if Asked to Bend to Regulators

Brian Armstrong – CEO of Coinbase – stated on Thursday that he would refuse to censor the Ethereum blockchain using his platform’s concentrated stake in the protocol.  If compelled by the government to do so, he’d rather shut down the service. Armstrong made his intentions clear in response to an Ethereum developer’s question concerning the centralization of staked ETH. According to Dune Analytics, 66% of ETH staked on the beacon chain is held by entities that are regulated...

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Coinbase Clarifies: Everyday Russians Can Continue to Use Our Services

Just yesterday, Live Bitcoin News issued an article discussing Coinbase and its blocking of roughly 25,000 illicit accounts that supposedly stemmed from Russia. Coinbase Has Nothing Against Russia Despite the conflict occurring in eastern Europe, executives and employees of the digital trading platform stated that the action taken had nothing to do with the war but rather with a larger attempt to battle fraud and illicit behavior in the digital currency industry....

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Canadian Regulators Investigate Coinbase, Kraken CEOs For Promoting Self-Custodial Wallets

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently flagged Brian Armstrong and Jesse Powell – CEOs of Coinbase and Kraken respectively – for tweets surrounding Canada’s freedom convoy protests. Each has been accused of offering advice on how to evade national financial emergency restrictions through the use of self-custodial crypto wallets. Crypto CEOs Against Canada’s Government According to a report from The Logic, Kristen Rose – the OSC’s manager of public affairs – said the...

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Coinbase Welcomes Shopify’s CEO in Its Board of Directors

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shopify – Tobias “Tobi” Lütke – will join Coinbase’s Board of Directors. The CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange – Brian Armstrong – described him as a “tremendous entrepreneur” who also deeply believes in “the power of crypto.” Lütke to Sit Among The Directors In a recent blog post, Armstrong stated that Coinbase seeks to expand its international scope and build new products. In his view, having “Tobi” Lütke onboard would be highly...

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