| 20.2.2023–26.2.2023 |
SBF charged with 4 new criminal counts — Sam Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of FTX, is facing 12 criminal charges, including eight conspiracy charges related to fraud and four charges of wire and securities fraud. Bankman-Fried’s lawyers plan to hire a security expert to assist the judge in navigating technical issues related to encrypted messages, privacy-focused messaging apps, and VPNs.
US Representative introduces bill to limit Federal Reserve’s authority on digital dollar, citing privacy concerns — Representative Tom Emmer has proposed the CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act, which would prohibit the Fed from directly issuing a central bank digital currency to anyone and prevent monetary policy from being based on a CBDC. The bill aims to protect Americans’ financial privacy and would also require transparency for any projects related to a digital dollar.
US District Court rules emojis can indicate financial advice with legal implications — A recent court filing involving Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot Moments NFTs led a judge to declare that emojis like the rocket ship, stock chart, and money bags are indicative of “a financial return on investment.” Former SEC Enforcement Branch Chief Lisa Braganca cautioned users in a tweet about using emojis that suggest future gains due to the potential legal consequences.
To celebrate the launch of our new Rewards Center on Bitrue, newcomers will be entitled to join our time-limited events. New users can receive 510 $USDT for their first deposit. The event will happen between 23 February to 15 March. Learn more.
All users can deposit $VELO to share 5,000 USDT. Users may start trading $VELO/USDT at 14:00 UTC, 24 February. Learn more.
Listen to the playback for Bitrue x Telos’s “Ask Me Anything” Session on our Twitter Spaces here. Sukesh Tedla, Head of Liquidity & Exchanges from Telos joined us in a conversation to help our community learn more about Telos.
Read about a recap Bitrue x COTI’s “Ask Me Anything” Session on Twitter Spaces here in case you missed it. Alexander Panasenko, the Director of Product Management at COTI Network, talked to us about COTI’s recent issuance of the Djed and Shen tokens.