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Brian Christie published: 2/17/2019 2:28:46 PM

Will the SEC violate the 1st Amendment as it seeks to regulate cryptocurrency?

Interesting read on CCN: 

Why the SEC’s ‘ICO Guide’ Paints a Dark Picture for Cryptocurrency in 2019

Some items referenced:

According to the SEC, it doesn’t matter whether it’s a centralized, pr ...more

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