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#XRPCommunity #XRP Sec. Yellen testifies: "It’s harder on a large scale for an economy to actually use crypto to evade sanctions. Large scale transactions would become apparent by those who regularly examine the blockchain.” via @RonwHammond and @the_postman_

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Ripple Partner to Unlock $34 Billion Cross-Border Payment Market in the Philippines

Ripple Partner to Unlock $34 Billion Cross-Border Payment Market in the Philippines
An estimated $34 billion in remittances arrive in the Philippines each year

David Schwartz tweet

Ripple's office has a floor with conference rooms named after crypto projects. So if you're with a project and are meeting with us, ask for the room named for your project. Unless it's Tezos, that's a closet.

The SEC just took another wrong turn.  It’s about to get a lot worse for crypto at the SEC

President Biden Announces Key Nominees | The White House

President Biden Announces Key Nominees | The White House
Today, President Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve as key leaders in his administration: Carol Spahn,

Biden to name Lizárraga, Uyeda to U.S. SEC posts -WSJ

Jaime Lizárraga - Wikipedia

Jaime Lizárraga - House Speaker (Democratic) (Jan. 2019-), Senior Adviser/Member Services Director - Biography | LegiStorm

Mark Uyeda - Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee (Jan. 2021-), Securities and Capital Markets Counsel/Detailee - Biography | LegiStorm

A New SEC Definition for ‘Exchanges’ Has Big Implications for Crypto

Old tweet from 2018 - Jim Richards + DNI

"People are saying..." is not my idea of a reliable source. That said, even the IMF needs devs and I'm sure Ripple has some good ones. That doesn't mean XRP will be a reserve asset. More likely it's an e-SDR.

How did Grundfest give a free ETH A free pass if he hadn’t been an SEC commissioner since the 80s?

Another massive NFT Loss

Yellen on Crypto

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will deliver her first speech on crypto and call for a ‘comprehensive policy framework’
Last month, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that directs federal agencies to study the risks and benefits of cryptocurrencies.

Maybe the lackluster US Government Employees/ appointees, like Janet, are finally having a rude crypto isn't what you have claimed it to can't be used to circumvent sanctions, and not used only for Nefarious purposes


Binance CEO: You can’t use cryptocurrency to escape sanctions - CNN Video
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao discusses cryptocurrency as it relates to sanctions, and explains how they lack the ability to freeze all Russian users’ assets.

ETH has some big competition...Near Protocol

Ethereum Rival NEAR Protocol Raises $350 Million in New Funding - Decrypt
This new raise by NEAR Protocol was led by Tiger Global, with participation from FTX Ventures, Dragonfly Capital, and others.

BREAKING: President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, pulls out from #Bitcoin 2022 Conference due to "unforeseen circumstances"

Yearn .finance advocates for the adoption of ERC-4626 tokenized vault standard


New legislation calls for US State Department reporting on crypto in Russia and Ukraine


Regulation will increase trust in crypto markets, SEC Chairman said today.

Gensler also urged crypto platforms to register with the SEC.