Media

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Podcasts

Coindesk Podcast Network with Leigh Cuen, 9 May 2020 – Scams, Schemes and Crypto Privacy

Pomp Podcast #265 with Anthony Pompliano, 12 April 2020 – Preston Byrne on Constitutional Rights During the Quarantine

Guns n’ Bitcoin with Ragnar Lifthrasir, 19 December 2019 – on the Financial Censorship Trinity

What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack, 6 September 2019 – on Regulating Libra

The Bitcoin Law Review with Tone Vays, 20 August 2019 – Bitcoin Law Review

Late Confirmation with Marc Hochstein, September 2018 – Concordia 1 and Concordia 2

Unchained with Laura Shin, March 2018 – The Skeptics’ Episode

Investor’s Field Guide with Patrick O’Shaughnessy, January 2018 – The Cryptopocalypse

Selected Op-eds

Coindesk, throughout 2020 – periodic op-ed column

Coindesk, 10 June 2020 – Bitcoin doesn’t take sides: why apolitical solutions are the Internet’s future

The Block, 8 October 2019 – Fear and Loathing on the Blockchain: Leibowitz et al. v. iFinex et al.

The Block’s Crypto Caselaw Weekly, 15 August 2019 – In re Ripple Labs Inc. Litigation – XRP: The more things change, the more they stay the same

Adam Smith Institute, 8 April 2019 – Freedom-Loving People Everywhere Should Oppose the Online Harms White Paper

The Block’s Crypto Caselaw Weekly, 17 March 2019 – U.S. v. Ignatov et al. : OneCoin indictment includes securities fraud charge

The Guardian (with Nouriel Roubini), 5 March 2018. Bitcoin is based on the blockchain pipe dream

Coindesk, 1 December 2017 – Bitcoin is an emerging systemic risk.

New Statesman, 2013 – Various articles on housing policy and legal aid reform.

Adam Smith Institute, September 2013 – Burning down the house: Why Help to Buy will ruin Britain’s housing market (Update, 29 October 2018: Help to Buy did, in fact, ruin Britain’s housing market and is being cancelled by the government as a result.)

Television

CNBC Africa, 22 November 2018 – Crypto Trader

Euronews, 28 January 2015 – On the Frontline – Shining a Light on the Dark Net

Radio

BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, 5 November 2015

BBC Radio 5 Live, 16 January 2015

Quotes and mentions

Decrypt, 22 August 2020 – Is Dave Portnoy in hot water for pumping Bitcoin? Unlikely, lawyers say

CoinDesk, 28 July 2020 – One Billion, Two Billion, Three Billion, Four? DeFi’s Knocking on TradFi’s Door

Slate, 17 July 2020 – Why cryptocurrency advocates think the Twitter hack could help Bitcoin

Decrypt, 3 June 2020Twitter is going easy on Donald Trump

Reclaim the Net, 26 May 2020 – Twitter starts editorializing Trump’s tweets and adding fact-checks from CNN

Decrypt, 13 May 2020 – The SEC killed Telegram’s $1.7 billion crypto project. What’s next?

Fortune, 15 May 2020 – Reddit offers cryptocurrency: Is this a game changer?

Coindesk, 13 May 2020 – Generation Crypto: Preston Byrne – the Libertarian

Reclaim the Net, 6 May 2020 – Facebook Oversight Board members’ past statements raise censorship and bias concerns

Law.com, 28 April 2020 – Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Faces Sovereignty, Regulatory Hurdles

CoinDesk, 14 April 2020 – MakerDAO Users Sue Stablecoin Issuer Following ‘Black Thursday’ Losses

Decrypt, 13 April 2020 – Apple and Google’s Coronavirus App is a “Global Mass Surveillance Tool”

Bloomberg Law, 12 March 2020 – SEC CryptoMom’s Safe Harbor Makes Sense, In a Way

Law.com, 5 March 2020 – Anderson Kill’s New Partner: Blockchain Regulators Have Already Provided Plenty of Clarity

Slate, 18 December 2019 – How Weird Is It That a Company Lost Hundreds of Millions in Cryptocurrency Because Its CEO Died?

Fortune, 27 November 2019 – Crypto Needs Journalists More Than It Wants to Admit

Financial Times, 16 October 2019 – Where it all went wrong for Facebook’s Libra

Fortune, 9 October 2019 – IRS’ new cryptocurrency rules create “messy” problem for industry

Decrypt, 1 October 2019 – Block.one’s SEC settlement over EOS ICO is “shockingly weak” say critics

Breitbart Tech, 15 July 2019 – Trump Faces Backlash from Base Over Bitcoin

FT Alphaville, 15 July 2019 – Trump vs. Crypto: Rage Against the Obscene

Slate, 12 July 2019 – How a Pro-Trump Cryptocurrency Fan is Taking the President’s Diss of Bitcoin

Financial Times, 30 June 2019 – Blockchain is no silver bullet against the black market

Coindesk, 19 June 2019 – Will Facebook’s Libra be an onramp or dead end for crypto?

Fortune, 17 June 2019 – Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions provoke heated debate

Breitbart, 14 June 2019 – Facebook to debut cryptocurrency next week, backed by Visa, Mastercard, Uber

Coindesk, 16 May 2019 – Amazon’s Arrival and 4 Other Enterprise Blockchain Trends from Consensus 2019

FT Alphaville, 13 May 2019 – Bitcoin is the 10-year Treasury of our time

Coindesk, 16 April 2019 – Craig Wright’s Fight with a Cartoon Bitcoin Astronaut Cat, Explained

Coindesk, 16 April 2019 – Auditor Ernst & Young Unveils Nightfall, An Ambitious Bid to Bring Business to Ethereum

The Spectator, 13 April 2019 – Sajid Javid’s new internet rules will have a chilling effect on free speech

The Next Web, 4 April 2019 – A Cryptocurrency Debunker’s Quixotic Quest to Save Endangered Marmots with an Emoji

Coindesk, 3 April 2019 – The Securities and Exchange Commission Issues First “No-Action” Letter Clearing ICO to Sell Tokens in the US

Breitbart, 5 March 2019 – Facebook “Massive Security Hole” Lets Anyone Find You From Your Phone Number

Security Boulevard, 4 March 2019 – Uproar Over Facebook 2FA Privacy Violation

The Next Web, 22 February 2019 – A brief history of cryptocurrency and blockchain white papers

Wired, 1 January 2019 – #wiredbackpage

Financial Times, 19 December 2018 – Crypto miners fight for survival as market turmoil continues

Coindesk, 26 November 2018 – Employees Say Startup Civil Hyped Crypto Returns, but Failed to Pay

Coindesk, 8 November 2018 – Expect the SEC to target more token exchanges after EtherDelta

Washington Post, 1 November 2018 – One of the hottest things in cryptocurrency: stablecoins

The Block, 29 October 2018 – eToro’s recent listing looks like a security, but the firm isn’t worried about regulators

Nouriel Roubini, 11 October 2018 – written testimony for hearing “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem” before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Community Affairs

Financial Times, 14 September 2018 – Canary Wharf departures show strains in wider crypto market

Forbes, 5 September 2018 – A major push to use blockchain to link autonomous vehicle development on an open-source network

The Economist, 1 September 2018 – Initial Coin Offerings have become big business

Forbes, 1 August 2018 – Nobel Prize winner joins blockchain startup to fix smart contracts

FT Alphaville, 25 June 2018 – The John Taylor-backed “stablecoin” that’s backed by, um, stability

Fortune, 22 June 2018 – Ex-GoDaddy Execs Raise $6.5 Million for Cheap, Android Phone-Friendly Blockchain

Financial Times, 8 June 2018 – Who really owns Bitcoin now?

MIT Technology Review, 7 June 2018 – “Stablecoins” are trending, but they may ignore basic economics

VentureBeat, 27 May 2018 – Stablecoins: Brilliant idea or disaster waiting to happen?

Vice/Motherboard, 1 May 2018 – The ‘Holy Grail’ of cryptocurrency looks like the banks we already know and hate

Fast Company, 10 April 2018 – The brazen fraud case that may help determine the future of ICOs

Financial Times, 26 March 2018 – Law firms look to capitalize on Initial Coin Offering boom

FT Alphaville, 23 March 2018 – The “academic’s cryptocurrency” is an elegant waste of time

Digiday, 13 Feburary 2018 – Salon to adblock users: “let us use your computers to mine cryptocurrency.” Really.

Quartz, 6 February 2018 – The US Senate just learned what Bitcoiners mean by “HODL”

Forbes, 24 January  2018 – Another “stablecoin” debuts – can asset-backed cryptocurrencies ward off crypto volatility?

Fortune, 27 December 2017 – 19 Bitcoin accounts you should really follow on Twitter.

Financial Times, 29 November 2017 – Drivers and risks of the cryptocurrency boom

Forbes (Senior Contributor Frances Coppola), 29 November 2017 – Bitcoin’s enormous price rise exposes the irrational beliefs of investors 

Forbes, 2 October 2017 – Are ICOs for “Utility Tokens” selling securities? Prominent crypto players say “yes”

FT Alphaville, 23 August 2017 – Of crypto apples and other fantastical fruit

Forbes, 17 July 2017 – How to speculate in ICOs: 10 practical tips

The New York Times, 23 June 2017 – Easiest Path to Riches on the Web? An Initial Coin Offering

Coindesk, 23 May 2017 – The legality of ICOs – past, present and future

Coindesk, 11 April 2017 – Monax adds blockchain code to Hyperledger Github repository

Reuters, 19 December 2016 – Digital currency sales take off, but with no regulation, questions abound

Coindesk, 30 November 2016 – Blockchain pros debate ‘looming challenges’ for smart contracts

TechCrunch, 30 October 2016 – Zcash, Blockstack, and appcoins, Oh My!

Money Stuff (Bloomberg), 22 August 2016 – Stock buybacks and securities fraud

Coindesk, 18 August 2016 – The dream of the DAO stubbornly lives on

American Banker, 19 May 2016 – The DAO might be groundbreaking, but is it legal?

Coindesk, 2 March 2016 – 40 banks trial commercial paper trading in latest R3 blockchain test

American Banker, 24 February 2016 – Can blockchain technology really unclog the capital markets?

New York Business Journal, 29 January 2016 – PwC becomes first ‘Big Four’ accounting firm to publicly partner with blockchain startups

Coindesk, 16 December 2015 – Microsoft Azure announces new offerings for its Blockchain-as-a-Service platform

Wired, 9 December 2015 – The Radical Politics of the Blockchain

The Guardian, 9 November 2015 – Tech firms warn Snooper’s Charter could end strong encryption in Britain

Washington Post, 4 November 2015 – Britain seeks to overhaul web surveillance after Snowden leaks

Coindesk, 2 August 2015 – Eris COO: Private and public blockchains need to coexist

Coindesk, 28 July 2015 – The American Banker conference: lines drawn in blockchain debate

Financial Times, 2 June 2015 – Tech sector figures warn of hit from planned UK data law

American Banker, 19 May 2015 – NASDAQ signals confidence in Bitcoin, not just the blockchain

The Wall Street Journal, 14 April 2015 – “Blockchains without coins” stir tensions in Bitcoin community

FT Alphaville, 20 March 2015 – Blockchains as a public and private resource

The New Republic, 24 February 2015 – After the Bitcoin Gold Rush

FT Alphaville, 4 February 2015 – Bitcoin continues to evolve into a worse version of the current system

The Guardian, 13 January 2015 – David Cameron in ‘cloud cuckoo land’ over encrypted messaging apps ban

The Telegraph, 05 August 2014 – Bitcoin trades slump as cryptocurrency’s rise stalls

City AM, 18 March 2014 – Why an independent Venice should adopt Dogecoin

City AM, 17 March 2014 – Dogecoin just sent $11,000 over Twitter – instantly

New Statesman, 2 September 2013 – Think tank slams Help to Buy: “Government is the housing crisis”