William Fleishman

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New York Vs. Miami – Who Will Emerge As Crypto City?

New York City vs. Miami: who wins this one? Ask yourself this. Pretend you own a crypto business. Do you want it to be in New York with its burdensome regulations, high taxes, and crazy homeless people, or Miami with its comparatively low regulations and...
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Given The Risks, Is Crypto A Good Hedge Against Inflation?

Germans are expected to pay twenty to fifty percent higher prices on retail purchases. The price of gasoline is approaching $7.00 per gallon in California. I just paid 100 euros to fill up my Volkswagen Polo. Naturally, people search for ways to protect their wealth...
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Florida Becomes The Most Crypto Friendly State In The USA

Anthonia Isichei wrote an excellent piece for Blockster about Republican Governor Ron DeSantis saying he wants to let Florida businesses pay taxes in Bitcoin. Everyone had better pay attention, because it has enormous ramifications for the financial independence of the states. As I have said...
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Is Reddit A Good Source For Catching Up On Crypto?

One or two would cite some nonsense posted by some half-wit influencer on Reddit, so I failed them. Naturally, I have a distrust of anything posted on Reddit. The same goes for Facebook and Instagram. However, setting my mistrust aside, I decided to abandon my...
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Digital Commerce Raiders: North Korea’s Army Of Crypto Hackers

In response, the Confederacy employed blockade runners and commerce raiders. For example, the fictional Rhett Butler of Gone With the Wind made his fortune running Confederate cotton out of Charleston. At the same time, the non-fictional CSS Shenandoah and CSS Alabama ravaged the Union’s shipping...
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Cryptocurrency Insurance: Do You Need It?

But when you’re struck down by illness or injury, you thank God you’ve been paying your monthly premiums, even if they are expensive. The same goes for cryptocurrency insurance. Someone may think he's really hot stuff and can’t be hacked because he’s taken all the...
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Is Crypto The Answer In A Time Of War?

I made a bold prediction to my wife a month before the war started. I said the Russians would invade Ukraine on 23 February 2022. Readers from the former Soviet Union understand the significance of that date–known as Red Army Day or Defenders of the...
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HODL Vs Trader: Which Crypto Strategy Is Best For Me?

Hodling is a slang term that means “holding.” It likely originated due to a spelling error. Hodlers hold onto their coins for an extended period and only sell them after they have substantially risen in value. Traders behave like day-traders on the stock market, as...
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Should You Use PayPal To Buy Crypto?

Blame Canada: Every Reason Why You Shouldn’tRecent events in Canada show why relying on Big Tech companies is a bad idea. Canadian truckers parked their rigs in Ottawa to protest mandatory vaccination, bringing with them barbeques, children, and bouncy pens. White-livered Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
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The Future Of Cryptocurrency

If you typed the above headline into a search engine, the first thing that likely came up was an article from Time Magazine with the same title written by Ryan Haar. She mentioned Bitcoin ETFs, Bitcoin price predictions, more cryptocurrency regulations, and broader institutional adoption...
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The Digital Yuan: How It Will Change China And The World

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are the shiny new, cool high-tech thing that everyone in the crypto world is so excited about because it’s new and cool and high-tech, and it can help fight corruption or something. Forgive me, but that’s the impression I get...
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The Pros And Cons Of The Metaverse

There are several possible benefits to the advent of metaverses and cons. What is the Metaverse?Metaverses are massive online spaces powered by virtual reality in which people would be able to engage in a wide range of activities, such as playing games, interacting with other...
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Criminals, Cryptocurrency, And Anarcho-Tyranny

They point to money laundering and recent high-profile ransomware attack that shut down Colonial Pipeline as proof that cryptocurrency needs to be banned to keep us safe from criminals. Criminality and CryptocurrencyI take serious issue with both points. First off, cryptocurrency is not the preferred...
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Gold Vs Cryptocurrency: Which Is Better?

Cryptocurrency Compared to GoldCryptocurrency has several practical advantages over gold. For one, it’s a lot easier to spend than gold. If you’ve never tried spending gold, try taking your gold bar valued at $2,000 into a cafe to buy a latte and see what happens....
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Red Flags To Look For When Reading White Papers

I’m not going to name any particular coins or white papers because I save my venom for people I really despise such as vindictive, cynical, and capricious technocrats, lawyers, and judges. But here are a few general things I would look for when reading a...
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The IRS: Three Letters From Hell

I think one of my problems is that I bat around these stupid letter salads without properly explaining what they are and why I hate them so bloody much. Take for instance the NSA, NASA, FBI, DOJ, NHL, MLB, CBE, ITV - I think you...
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Remembrance Day 2021

If there is anything I took out of sociology at Navarro Community College in Waxahachie, it is that all things exist for a purpose; when they no longer serve that purpose, they cease to exist. It is hard to see what purpose Western civilization currently...
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Ethereum Max, Kim Kardashian, And Our Rotten System

Like I said in a previous article, if a celebrity says you should do something, you should do the exact opposite. If a celebrity told me not to jump off a cliff, I might consider jumping the smarter option because these people are so utterly...
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The Importance Of Privacy In Commerce

Every single westerner knows the importance of not denying a school girl with a penis the right to use a girl’s restroom; otherwise, Merrick Garland will send the FBI to tear down your door in the wee hours of the morning. But what about less...
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How Will Crypto Perform In The Long Term?

The Global Economy TodayWhen you hear economists talk about hyperinflation, you generally think about Weimar Germany and how the worthless Reichsmark was more valuable as wallpaper or kindling than as a medium of exchange. You might also think of the hyperinflation that wreaked havoc on...
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My Three Favorite Signs Of A Crypto Scam

If It’s Too Good to Be True, It Probably IsI can attest to this one through personal experience. When I was a project manager looking for freelance copywriters, I came across a German national living in Dallas who seemed to have the background I was...
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Crypto Exchange Poloniex to Settle SEC Charges in the US

On August 9th, 2021, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Poloniex LLC would pay $10.4 million to settle charges that they were operating an unlicensed exchange that facilitated the purchasing of digital asset securities. The SEC found that Poloniex failed to register...