FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel: Restore Net Neutrality and Expand Internet to All – CoinDesk

There are two warring factions at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  One side represents the business class, or the dominant internet service providers (ISPs) that want less regulation, freer markets and the ability to determine how to run and where to build their networks. Its apotheosis is found in the current FCC chairman, Ajit Pai. […]

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US Court Tells Telegram and SEC to Focus on ‘Economic Realities’ of Gram Token Sale – CoinDesk

A U.S. federal judge says the SEC shouldn’t get hung up on “labels” in determining whether messaging platform Telegram conducted an illegal securities offering. In his first public remarks on the case, Judge P. Kevin Castel of the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York began Wednesday’s hearing with an opening statement […]

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Could a Digital Dollar Compete on Privacy? Fed Chairman Powell Hints It Might – CoinDesk

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has given advocates of financial privacy a glimmer of hope – and hinted at how the U.S. might competitively position a future digitized dollar. In testimony before Congress this week, Powell was asked whether the Fed had any “visibility” into China’s progress developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). “Yes, […]

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