Bitcoin stands apart from other crypto, and what that means for US public policy

Bitcoin stands apart from other crypto, and what that means for US public policy

Not all cryptocurrencies are equal, and Bitcoin’s prior claim among decentralized digital assets makes it special. United States President Joe Biden’s executive order on digital assets has kickstarted an interagency mission to support financial innovation while protecting American consumers and interests. While many industry leaders welcome the constructive tone, some critics hope for a crackdown. We don’t blame them.Many cryptocurrency projects operate behind thin veils of decentralization. In public, they’re sold on the premise that they distribute power. Behind the curtains, leaders....


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