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Crypto Twitter Speaks Up for Hal Finney’s Account, SBF Was Reportedly Told by Binance CEO: Stop Causing ‘More Damage’ — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

Bitcoiners on Twitter recently pleaded with the CEO of the social media platform, Elon Musk, to preserve the account of late computer scientist and bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney. The outcry came after Musk announced that a mass of inactive accounts would be purged. Finney’s wife has since jumped in, and tweeted from Hal’s former account to ensure it survives. In other news, former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried was reportedly told by other crypto execs to “stop trying to depeg stablecoins.” This and much, much more, just below in the latest Bitcoin.com News Week in Review.

While Elon Musk Plans to Purge 1.5 Billion Inactive Twitter Names, Bitcoiners Beg Him to Preserve Hal Finney's Account

While Elon Musk Plans to Purge 1.5 Billion Inactive Twitter Names, Bitcoiners Beg Him to Preserve Hal Finney’s Account

On Dec. 9, 2022, Twitter’s owner Elon Musk told the public that the social media company plans to purge 1.5 billion accounts. Musk further added that the deletions would be obvious accounts that have no tweets or that haven’t logged in for years.

However, after Musk announced this plan, a great number of cryptocurrency proponents have grown concerned that Hal Finney’s account would be among the purged names. Finney, who passed away in Aug. 2014, was the first to mention bitcoin in a tweet on the public forum.

In a recent update, Finney’s wife, Fran Finney, appears to have activated and tweeted from the account to protect it from being deleted.

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Report: Before the Bankruptcy Filing, FTX Co-Founder SBF Was Told by Crypto Execs to ‘Stop Trying to Depeg Stablecoins’

Report: Before the Bankruptcy Filing, FTX Co-Founder SBF Was Told by Crypto Execs to ‘Stop Trying to Depeg Stablecoins’

According to a recent report published by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), cryptocurrency executives were allegedly concerned that Sam Bankman Fried’s (SBF) Alameda Research was trying to “depeg stablecoins.” Purportedly, high-up executives from crypto exchanges are members of a Signal chat group called “Exchange coordination,” and Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) ostensibly told SBF to stop causing “more damage.”

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Robert Kiyosaki Expects Bitcoin Investors to Get Richer When Fed Pivots, Prints Trillions of Dollars

Robert Kiyosaki Expects Bitcoin Investors to Get Richer When Fed Pivots, Prints Trillions of Dollars

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, says that bitcoin investors will get richer when the Federal Reserve, the Treasury, and Wall Street pivot and trillions of dollars are printed.

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European Union to Put a 10,000-Euro Limit on Cash Payments; Transactions Over €1,000 in Crypto Will Be Scrutinized

The states of the European Union have convened to establish a new limit on cash purchases and to strengthen the controls on cryptocurrency transactions. On Nov. 6, the bloc agreed to put a limit of €10,000 ($10,557) on cash payments and to exert stronger oversight on crypto transactions of over 1,000 euros ($1,055).

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Max Keiser Warns of Government Seizing Bitcoin in ETFs — Predicts 1987-Style Crash as BTC Rises to $500K

Bitcoin proponent Max Keiser has warned of potential government seizure of bitcoin held in spot exchange-traded funds (ETFs). He additionally issued a stark warning about a looming 1987-style crash, while simultaneously predicting that the bitcoin’s price will surge past $500,000. Max Keiser’s Crash and Bitcoin Seizure Warnings Bitcoin advocate Max Keiser expressed concerns about spot [……
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Satoshi Correspondence Revealed by Witnesses in Legal Clash Against Craig Wright

In the unfolding lawsuit between the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) and Craig Wright, three key witnesses who had early interactions with Bitcoin’s creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, provided their testimonies. Among them were early Bitcoin developers Martti Malmi and Mike Hearn, as well as Adam Back, the creator of Hashcash…
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Lumerin Announces New Integration With Portal DEX for Decentralized Bitcoin Mining and Cross-Chain Hashpower Trading

PRESS RELEASE. CHICAGO – Feb 22, 2024 – Lumerin, a decentralized Hashpower Marketplace built on Arbitrum that has built technology to make Bitcoin hashrate a liquid asset allowing for global access to peer-to-peer, decentralized hashrate trading, today announced a new integration with Portal, the first trust minimized…
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