I am often asked, directly, whether I think this coin or that one is a security (and thus required to be registered with the SEC before being offered to the public) or not. Virtually every time I demur. Source: prestonbyrne… Read More


It was only a matter a of time. There were clearly signs this was going to happen already out there when the SEC went after defunct “exchange” BitFunder. Today, the SEC made its biggest announcement yet: all the crypto exchanges are illegal unless they register with the SEC. Why is this important? It turns out… Read More


So in recent months, the SEC has stepped up its enforcement activities, shutting down the most obviously fraudulent ICOs and warning the public that stricter regulations were likely to follow later. Now the feds appear to be getting ready to rein in cryptocurrency exchanges, an important part of the ICO ecosystem that has, until now,… Read More