I’d question even calling this a “bubble” — because there’s no evidence of an influx of retail get-rich-quick dreamers. The only visible cause is manipulation.
My latest for Foreign Policy is up at last. Here’s audio of the Carlos Maslatón quote.
I think we can definitely speak in terms of Gerald Cotten’s “alleged” death.
Facebook are stressing that everyone should call their coin Libra, and not Facebook-anything. And definitely not ZuckerBucks.
You can say “crypto” all you like — but if you’re dealing in actual money, you have to work to the rules of actual money.