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5 Highlights from Bitcoin-Bashing NYU Economist’s Senate Testimony

This morning, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is holding a hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, featuring testimony from New York University economist Nouriel Roubini. Roubini, as CCN reported, has been bashing bitcoin since before most of the mainstream public had become familiar with the terms “cryptocurrency” and “blockchain,” and — true to form — ...

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Cryptocurrency ‘More Centralized than North Korea’: NYU Economist

New York University (NYU) economist Nouriel Roubini is scheduled to testify later this week during a U.S. Senate hearing on blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, and the noted bitcoin basher appears to be preparing for his testimony by trying out some new criticisms of the nascent asset class. Ethereum Co-Creator a ‘Dictator for Life’ Writing on Twitter, Roubini alleged that it ...

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NYU Offers First Crypto Major in US, Sees Exponential Increase in Interest

New York University, a prestigious college found in 1831, has started to offer the first crypto major course in the US. Adjunct professor Andrew Hinkes told CBS New York in an interview that the institution is helping students understand both the legal and the business implications of crypto and blockchain technology. Hinkes said: “We hope to establish a groundwork so ...

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