Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain

News: Tether sued, ether is a commodity, proof of work is still awful, IRS releases incomprehensible guidance
Facebook and Libra’s terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week — everybody’s left, Dave
SEC blocks the Telegram ICO — what this means, and what happens now
Libra before Libra — the rise and fall of Facebook Credits
News: EOS settles with SEC, PayPal dumps Libra, digitised gold, Coinbase triples fees, Bitcoin Foundation is dead
The Gartner Hype Cycle is … hype. Don’t use it as an excuse.
Video debate: “Bitcoin will become the world’s reserve currency” — with me and Vortex
News: Bitcoin crashes despite Bakkt, Crypto Research Council, Libra, Tether stay, Kik shuts down Messenger, Craig Wright’s apparent plagiarism, CoinDesk shakeup
UNICEF’s Innovation Fund slides from “blockchain” into cryptocurrencies
News: Kleiman and Wright settling, Libra, Tether, Initial Sucker Offerings, enterprise “blockchains” as back-end datastores, Marshall Islands, Telegram TON software