Michael Saylor And Quote the Raven: The Conundrum of Central Planning

I was extraordinarily appreciative when executive chairman and co-founder of MicroStrategy Michael Saylor sat down with me this weekend for an exclusive interview. What’s inside this exclusive Fringe Finance interview with Michael Saylor: What the effects of inflation will eventually be (“The Matrix”) and how globalist organizations like the World Economic Forum fit into the mix The differences between bitching and moaning about flawed monetary policy versus offering up an actual solution Whether he thinks the Fed will raise or lower rates next and why Similarities and differences between bitcoin…

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Kenya Partners With Marathon To Monetize Underused Energy By Mining

Kenya has signed a deal with Bitcoin miner Marathon Digital Holdings to monetize the country’s underutilized energy resources. This partnership, announced by Marathon’s CEO Fred Thiel on X, marks a significant step towards leveraging Kenya’s surplus energy for Bitcoin mining and technological development. Signed! Kenya and @MarathonDH sign a historic deal for monetizing underutilized energy across Kenya and jointly developing technology projects. pic.twitter.com/d4Zh9o8MGI — Fred Thiel (@fgthiel) May 24, 2024 “Kenya has a special spot in the history of digital currencies as it is the home of M-PESA, which in…

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Spot Bitcoin ETFs See Straight 9 Days of Inflows

U.S. spot bitcoin ETFs continue their hot streak, recording $107.91 million in inflows on Thursday for their 9th straight day of gains. This marks the longest inflows since mid-March, when the products saw 10 consecutive positive days. The appetite for spot bitcoin ETFs reflects their massive success since launching earlier this year. The SEC approved the first spot bitcoin ETFs in January, and products from heavyweights like BlackRock, Fidelity, and others quickly garnered billions in assets. BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) led inflows on Thursday with $89 million. Next was…

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SEC Approves Spot Ethereum ETFs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has just approved the first batch of spot Ethereum (ETH) ETFs. These ETFs could have huge implications across financial markets, given the popularity of the asset and acknowledging how spot Bitcoin ETFs were the fastest growing ETFs in the history of ETFs, according to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. JUST IN: 🇺🇸 SEC approves spot Ethereum ETFs. pic.twitter.com/t7KLtcaMNg — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) May 23, 2024 The newly approved spot Ethereum ETFs will allow investors to gain direct exposure to Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market…

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Digital Second Amendment: Preserving Bitcoin Rights

The US is well-known for the Second Amendment. Actually, the right to arms may be described as one of the national characteristics of the US state. Some will say that without second amendments the US would just remain an overseas Europe. And what is happening now in bitcoin regulation might become the same legal pillar of the US nation. The right to “keep and bear Arms” was included to provide for national defense, check federal tyranny, and balance power between the people, states, and federal government. Anti-federalists believed that a…

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Bitcoin and Wall Street: Insights from Alex Thorn of Galaxy Digital

At the recent MicroStrategy World: Bitcoin for Corporations conference, Alex Thorn, Head of Research at Galaxy Digital, provided valuable insights into the evolving landscape of Bitcoin adoption by Wall Street and corporations. In an interview with Bitcoin Magazine, Thorn explored how Wall Street has begun to embrace Bitcoin, the dual nature of Bitcoin’s role as both a treasury asset and a technological tool and how both institutional investors are beginning to see bitcoin as more of a safe haven asset. Bitcoin: Treasury Asset Or Technological Tool? When asked whether corporations…

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Combating Financial Repression With Bitcoin: Human Rights Activists to Gather at The 2024 Oslo Freedom Forum

The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is set to return to the Norwegian capital June 3-5 for its 16th installment since 2009. The conference series, hosted by the New York-based non-profit Human Rights Foundation (HRF), will bring together humanitarians, artists, tech entrepreneurs, and world leaders to highlight the state of global human rights and spark conversations on how to expand freedom amid technological and political oppression. Featured speakers include exiled Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Chamorro, Trauma Research Foundation founder Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, and Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of Block.…

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The Wrong Lessons of Pizza Day

The following is an excerpt on Bitcoin Pizza Day from “Fiat Ruins Everything” by Jimmy Song. Visit the Bitcoin Magazine Store to order a print, digital or audio copy of the book. Pizza Day is often viewed with a sense of regret. The well-known story goes like this: many years ago, Laszlo Hanyecz bought two Papa John’s pizzas, and in return, some fortunate person received 10,000 BTC.236 This tale resembles that of Peter Minuit purchasing Manhattan Island for a mere $24. It’s hard to believe such a transaction took place,…

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Ordinals Unleashed: How Ordinals Are Reshaping Bitcoin’s Blockchain

This article is featured in Bitcoin Magazine’s “The Inscription Issue”. Click here to get your Annual Bitcoin Magazine Subscription. Bitcoin, Not Blockchain Bitcoin, not blockchain. This has been a prominent meme throughout the past two epochs, guiding noobs towards a Bitcoin-only way of life, away from the fraudulent “cryptos” promising greater “blockchain tech”. Yet, here we are, more focused than ever on the blockchain. But this time it’s different: The whole world has a laser-eyed focus on the Bitcoin blockchain. The driving force for this attention is a new meta…

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White House Eager To Work With Congress On Crypto Framework Bill

Today, the Executive Office of the United States President Joe Biden issued a Statement of Administration Policy on legislation H.R. 4762 – Financial Innovation and Technology Act 21 (FIT 21), which aims to create clear guidelines for digital assets. JUST IN: 🇺🇸 White House is eager to work with Congress to develop a “balanced regulatory framework for digital assets.” pic.twitter.com/OluzdKkqo6 — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) May 22, 2024 “The current regulatory environment in the U.S. has created uncertainty and driven business overseas, stifling innovation and resulting in a loss of jobs…

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