U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says FSOC will assess cryptocurrencies
Friday, January 12, 2018
"U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that the Financial Stability Oversight Council, a government body that assesses financial system risks, has formed a working group focused on cryptocurrencies."
"This moment presents the Fed, policymakers and Wall Street with an opportunity to correct mistakes from the last cycle and -- rather than over-tighten monetary policy to cool off one area of the economy -- to use targeted regulation instead"
"There appears to be a great deal of uncertainty over whether a node in the network, given its role in moving funds, amounts to an MSB (money service business) under US law."
"The vast majority of P&D groups you get invited in by someone is of this type – a fraud designed with the express purpose of presenting the first pump as successful and legit and whetting people’s appetites, and then using future pumps to milk the members dry."
"Aim of this talk: What is a SHA-1 collision like? How do you compute one? How do you measure the 'complexity' of such an attack?"
"The state of memory access you perform, affect data cache, and subsequently measuring access timing reveals information about memory access patterns."
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