Category: Brian Brooks

Lawmakers explore Bitcoin mining efficiency, broader crypto policy issues during Congress hearing

Lawmakers explore Bitcoin mining efficiency, broader crypto policy issues during Congress hearing

On Jan. 20, the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee of the U.S. Congress House Energy and Commerce Committee convened a hearing to investigate the environmental effects of cryptocurrency mining. Despite the narrow focus, the conversation that ensued — which many industry experts appraised as a meaningful educational experience for the lawmakers — touched upon a range […]

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Crypto community in shock over Brian Brooks’ resignation from Binance.US

Crypto community in shock over Brian Brooks’ resignation from Binance.US

After serving as the chief executive officer of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance.US for less than four months, Brian Brooks announced Friday he would be stepping down — a move that was greeted with confusion and suspicion from the crypto community.  Citing “differences over strategic direction,” the now-former CEO said he had already resigned his position […]

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Waters Tells Biden to Rescind OCC Crypto Guidance; May Be Part of Anti-Trump, Anti-Crypto Offensive

Waters Tells Biden to Rescind OCC Crypto Guidance; May Be Part of Anti-Trump, Anti-Crypto Offensive

Dec 4, 2020 at 11:46 p.m. UTCUpdated Dec 5, 2020 at 3:41 p.m. UTC U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, Chair of the House Financial Services Committee(Shutterstock) Waters Tells Biden to Rescind OCC Crypto Guidance; May Be Part of Anti-Trump, Anti-Crypto Offensive U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, who chairs the powerful House Financial Services Committee, wants President-elect Joe […]

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