Dr. Nouriel Roubini: Crypto Is Worse than North Korea, Vitalik Buterin “Dictator for Life”

Dr. Nouriel Roubini: Crypto Is Worse than North Korea, Vitalik Buterin “Dictator for Life”

I like Dr. Nouriel Roubini. Yes, in spite of his blatant anti-crypto stance. Even if and when you disagree with him (which happens to occur quite a lot), he always makes at least some good points which make you wonder and think. Thinking is important, or at least that’s what I’ve heard. But now, the globally renowned economist who had famously predicted the 2007-2008 financial crisis seems to went off the rails – and not…

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Intelligence Experts: North Korea Exploits Cryptocurrency to Bypass Sanctions

Intelligence Experts: North Korea Exploits Cryptocurrency to Bypass Sanctions

While cryptocurrencies are rapidly adopted in democratic countries by a growing number of people, organizations and governments, it seems that digital currencies are employed as well by the most ostracized and authoritarian regimes in the world – for very different reasons. According to analysis of two distinguished American intelligence experts, the North Korean dictatorial regime has been utilizing cryptocurrencies and their unique decentralized characteristics to bypass the heavy sanctions imposed on the autocratic state. They…

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WTF? North Korea Plans to Host a Global Crypto Conference in October

WTF? North Korea Plans to Host a Global Crypto Conference in October

The country with the most centralized regime in the world wishes to host a conference on the most decentralized currency and technology in the world. Seriously. North Korea appears to be actually planning an international conference (which is already surprising) that will revolve around cryptocurrency and blockchain. Shocked much? According to a report by the South Korean new agency Yonhap, the North Korean tyrannical rule is organizing a two-day cryptocurrency conference in the state’s capital,…

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