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Musings on the legal, ethical, and financial ramifications of interactions between crypto, government, and society.


Coinbase Learn and Earn Opportunity

22 Jan 2023 1 minute read 2 comments Parlanchin

Hello everyone! Just here to offer you guys a heads up that Coinbase has just posted a new learn and earn opportunity. For those of you who don't know learn and earn opportunities allow you to earn crypto and learn about exciting projects at the same...

The Crypto Year Gone By and The Year to Come

1 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Parlanchin

Happy 2023 Publish0xers, we made it! What a ride 2022 was, from all-time highs for Bitcoin and alt-coins to the collapse of Terra LUNA, through the FTX debacle and Sam Bankman-Freid’s arrest and extradition, last year was a doozy in the crypto space....

Elon Musk Continues to Sell Off Tesla Shares

17 Dec 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Parlanchin

Elon Musk sold at least $3.6 billion worth of Tesla shares during trading this week. The eye-popping total increases the total value of shares he has sold this year to $23 billion. The sale comes despite Musk’s promise, in April, to stop selling off...

SBF Denied Bail

14 Dec 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Parlanchin

The FTX debacle continues to unfold. The exchange’s founder and fraudster extraordinaire Sam Bankman-Fried was arrested Monday evening in the Bahamas and is now facing federal charges in the United States.   Currently the disgraced CEO is being detai...

Will the SBF Arrest Clean Up Crypto’s Image

13 Dec 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Parlanchin

Sam Bankman-Fried, the tarnished golden boy of the cryptoverse, was taken into custody in the Bahamas on Monday, December 12, per the New York Times. SBF faces federal charges likely including wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy, securities fraud, secu...

Crypto is meant to be decentralized. FTX shows that it isn’t.

13 Nov 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Parlanchin

Not your keys, not your coins is a crypto truism. Fair enough. The underlying sentiment, the assumption that the cryptoverse makes is that if you keep you coins in cold storage, if they’re in your wallet you are insulated from the risk posed by centr...

WhatsApp Is Out

25 Oct 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Parlanchin

The Verge is reporting that WhatsApp messenger service is experiencing a major outage. Tens of thousands of users are experiencing problems with the communication service which serves as the defacto messaging service for much of the world.   This is...

Looking For Book Recommendations - What are your top reads?

22 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Parlanchin

I think we can all get stuck in a dynamic where we follow the grooves of our habits, of the YouTube and Spotify algorithms, of the grind of daily life. In an attempt to get out of the grooves of my routine I'm reaching out the the Publish0x community...

FDIC Chair’s Views on Crypto Regulation

31 Oct 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Parlanchin

On October 26, Jelena McWilliams, chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, a US government entity tasked with maintaining bank stability gave an interview to Reuters. In the interview she revealed some of her positions on regulation in the...

Americans Can No Longer Use SUEX, That’s a Good Thing

26 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Parlanchin

On September 21, the US Department of the Treasury sanctioned the crypto exchange SUEX. The sanctions are the first levied by the American government against a crypto exchange. Though the crypto space is notoriously anti-regulation, these sanctions s...