FOIA documents reveal cryptocurrency guidance has not been a priority for the IRS
The agency’s self-imposed target date for guidance passed last week without action, now Congress is stepping in
The differences between Bitcoin and Libra should matter to policymakers
The two have different design goals, work in different ways, and raise different regulatory questions.
Breaking down the consumer benefits of cryptocurrencies
Internet services that use this technology for better consumer autonomy and privacy are already being built
The upcoming FATF interpretive note is not doomsday for cryptocurrency
We break down the good, the middling, and the bad.
Coin Center submitted comments to Her Majesty’s Treasury defending UK citizens’ right to develop and publish open-source software.
As outlined in its consultation paper, “Transposition of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive”, HM Treasury is currently considering broadening the scope …
On SEC v. Kik
The case does not signal a policy shift by the SEC away from its reasonable guidance
Coin Center Travel Series: Venezuela by way of Medellín, Colombia
A unique mix of middling interest from locals, excited evangelists, and a corrupt government's perversion of this technology
The Human Rights Foundation has published a guide for activists and journalists to use Bitcoin privately.
In the second installment of their multi-part series meant to help those who may need to transact privately in the course of their sensitive work, security …
Decentralizing Bitcoin’s Last Mile With Mobile Mesh Networks
How you can use Bitcoin without relying on centralized Internet Service Providers
A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens
An open source and free to use framework prepared in collaboration with Coinbase, Union Square Ventures and Consensys.
Non-custodial cryptocurrency mixer developers are not subject to U.S. regulation.
A recent seizure of a custodial cryptocurrency mixer by EU authorities has prompted some people to ask us what this means for popular privacy software like …
Photos from the 2019 Coin Center Annual Dinner now available.
Thank you to everyone who came out for our most successful fundraising gala yet. It was a pleasure to host some of the best and brightest from the …
The IRS has told Congress that it will issue new cryptocurrency tax guidance soon.
In a new letter, the IRS Commissioner said he has “made it a priority” to issue additional guidance on crypto taxation. Last week, Commissioner Charles …
FinCEN’s new cryptocurrency guidance matches Coin Center recommendations
Multi-sig wallets, decentralized exchanges, and privacy protecting cryptocurrency developers are not regulated
Estimating Bitcoin Electricity Use: A Beginner’s Guide
Summarizing complexities and pitfalls in analyzing the electricity demand of new information technology, focusing on Bitcoin, the mostly widely used …