Is Crypto “too small” for Regulation?

Off the back of news that speakers at the World Economic Forum in Davos, including Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, have claimed that crypto is “too small” for regulation.      So, is the market “too small”?  Several experts in the blockchain and crypto space, including representatives from Social Alpha Foundation, INVAO, and Gibraltar Stock Exchange, provided their thoughts below.   Nydia Zhang, Chairman and Co-founder of Social Alpha Foundation, a not-for-profit grant making platform focusing on social impact initiatives and projects, said: Despite its small market size,…

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British Public Fears Bitcoin Security Risks as Market Set to Hit $1 Trillion, Says Coinlist.me Poll

British investors are refusing to invest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin over security concerns.  They say a lack of education on the growing cryptocurrency phenomenon is turning them off with half the population (50%) citing perceived security risks as the reason for not investing, according to a new poll published on Coinlist.       And 88 percent of respondents to the You Gov poll said they are unlikely to invest in the cryptocurrency markets this year despite more than a trillion dollars of global assets expected to flood into the sector in 2018.…

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Celebrities and Presidents buy Fake Twitter Followers with Bitcoin

A New York Times investigation made this shocking discovery: Meet Jessica Rychly, a Minnesota teenager with a broad smile and wavy hair. She is a normal teenager on Facebook or Twitter, she sometimes and occasionally, like many teenagers, she posts a duck-face selfie.       But on Twitter, there is a version of Jessica that promoted accounts hawking Canadian real estate investments, cryptocurrency and a radio station in Ghana. The fake Jessica also followed or retweeted accounts using Arabic and Indonesian, languages the real Jessica does not speak and…

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