Bitcoin “Exists Because of the Abuses” — Nobel-Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz Speaks Out

Joseph Stiglitz: Not everyone is a fan of Bitcoin. Despite proclamations from supporters about its revolutionary technology and the “freedom” it offers its users, many are still not convinced. If you’re Bitcoin, it must not bode well for you to have a major critic in the form of Nobel-winning economist and Columbia Professor Joseph Stiglitz. Today, Stiglitz spoke with Financial News of his concern about the adoption of the unregulated financial asset which he believes elicits illegal behaviors as it has no central authority and its users can be totally anonymous. He…

Crypto Daily News: Vitalik Buterin Slams Centralized Exchanges and HBUS Opens in the US

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we cover why Vitalik Buterin slammed centralized cryptocurrency exchanges, the Philippines making moves in cryptocurrency, and HBUS’s opening in the United States. Crypto Daily News: Vitalik Buterin Hates Centralized Exchanges On July 6th, Vitalik Buterin spoke in a ‘fireside‘ chat with Jon Evans at the TechCrunch Session focused on the blockchain. Most of the session was about Buterin’s hate for centralized cryptocurrency exchanges. “I definitely hope centralized exchanges go burn in hell as much as possible,” Buterin told Evans heatedly. His ideal situation would…

The Central Bank of the Philippines Approved Two New Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Philippines cryptocurrency exchanges: The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has just approved two new cryptocurrency exchanges, the news outlet BusinessWorld reported July 6th. Presently, there are only five regulated crypto exchanges throughout the entire country. Chuchu G. Fonacier, BSP Deputy Governor, said that the regulator has approved the applications for ETranss and Virtual Currency Philippines, Inc. The platforms will convert pesos into digital currencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). The other cryptocurrency exchanges approved by the central bank are Rebittance, Inc; Betur, Inc (Coins.ph); and BloomSolutions. Crypto Progress in the…