More than $15 million in cryptocurrency has been donated to Ukrainian groups since Russia attacked the country on February 24th, according to research firm Elliptic. Decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) have formed to support Ukrainians. NFTs…

Crypto enthusiasts and government officials are not natural allies, at least outside Miami. And yet Colorado governor Jared Polis received a warm welcome when he appeared onstage at last week’s ETHDenver conference to present his…

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., responds to questions from reporters before a meeting with his fellow Democrats at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.Photo: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades (AP)One of Senator Joe Manchin’s biggest financial windfalls…

WASHINGTON, DC - April 24: First Lady Melania Trump tours the National Gallery of Art on April 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron for the first state…

Illustration: Olivier Douliery / AFP (Getty Images)The news of one of the biggest money laundering schemes in history captivated the world on Tuesday, not so much because of the crime—which involved $4.5 billion in bitcoin…

The story of BitConnect doesn’t include any rapping Forbes bloggers slash money launderers or dubiously-obtained ape JPGs, but this “pyramid-on-Ponzi” case has spawned a court ruling (PDF, embedded below, via @stephendpalley) that should serve as…

One of Web3’s benefits, according to boosters such as Jack Dorsey, is that it’s censorship-resistant. Because it is decentralized, this argument goes, it is impossible to censor anyone. But it isn’t true that cryptocurrency is…