Todd Byrne, Author at Bitsonline

Todd Byrne

I'm a contributor to based in Sydney. I enjoy following and writing about geopolitics and macroeconomics, especially as they relate to Bitcoin. Follow me on Twitter @toddbyrne

September 28, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
SEC, FBI File Charges Against Crypto Trading Platform 1broker, Withdrawals Halted

The SEC has filed charges against crypto based trading site 1broker for violating securities laws after an undercover FBI agent...

September 20, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
Kraken CEO Jesse Powell Pans New York AG Crypto Report

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell has hit back at New York Attorney General Barbara Calderwood in a series of tweets after...

August 23, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
After Latest SEC Bitcoin ETF Rejections, Can Future Proposals Ever Succeed?

Yesterday, August 22nd, the SEC rejected nine proposed Bitcoin ETFs, citing a lack of market size and insufficient exchange safeguards...

August 12, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
Has Bitmain Been Selling off BTC for BCH Prior to IPO?

Newly publicized documentation relating to Bitmain’s rumored upcoming IPO claims to show the company has sold off a large portion...

August 4, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
Goldman Sachs Pronounces Bitcoin Dead. Time to Buy?

The incorrigible beasts of Wall Street are at it again, this time with the infamous Vampire Squid, aka Goldman Sachs,...

July 19, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
Congressman Brad Sherman Peddles Bitcoin FUD… Proudly Sponsored by Allied Wallet

Brad Sherman's comments at yesterday's House Financial Services Committee hearing concerning bitcoin and cryptocurrencies once again served to highlight the...

July 7, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
The Whales of the World’s Biggest Shitcoin? Examining BIS vs. Crypto

Agustin Carstens, the vanguard example of a central banker, recently reignited the long standing debate surrounding the validity of crypto...

June 2, 2018 by Todd Byrne 0 Comment
A Response to Frances Coppola: Everything Is Manipulated

In her recent Forbes post titled "Cryptocurrency Trader Says The Market Is Manipulated", former banker and economics commentator Frances Coppola expressed...