Happy Friday, Blockfolians
This week was crazy by any measure. It started with Tesla looking more like Dogecoin in 2017. It featured the biggest hack in social media history that featured folks like Barack Obama and Kanye West scamming for bitcoin.
So to ease into what is (hopefully) going to be a relaxing weekend, let’s do the history thing.
Clark Mooney pointed out on Twitter that today is the 10th anniversary of the first ever Mt. Gox bitcoin trade. Gox would go on to infamy - a symbol of the scammy and dangerous side of crypto. But when it started, it represented new futures and new possibilities. Worth reading Clark’s whole piece.
Hope you all have a great weekend! Catch ya Monday.
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Highly Relevant Reading
Uh oh - Malaysia’s financial regulator says Binance is not licensed to operate there
Beijing has released a 145-page plan to become a blockchain hub
The Colorado Lottery is partnering with ETHDenver
The US Department of Justice is looking to hire a crypto attorney
The latest in the Bitmain drama from the ever informed Dovey Wan
What bitcoin companies do you think are underrated?
A Really Big Number We Should Be Paying Attention To
That’s how long its been since Bitcoin’s volatility has been this low - it’s not just you who thinks everything feels slow!
We have no idea what this means, but every week she says it and it sounds how we feel.