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CDCROP: Justicia - sculpture at justice fountain in Frankfurt City, Germany (Getty Images)
Be Patient: Sam Bankman-Fried Could Go to Prison for a Very, Very Long Time
The former wonder boy could be behind bars for life, according to U.S. federal sentencing guidelines.
CDCROP: Justicia - sculpture at justice fountain in Frankfurt City, Germany (Getty Images)

CDCROP: US Capitol (Elijah Mears/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Why a Divided Congress Is Bullish for Crypto
Bipartisan efforts to regulate crypto are moving forward, but U.S. representatives should keep crypto's core tenets of privacy, decentralization and financial freedom closely in mind.
CDCROP: US Capitol (Elijah Mears/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

CDCROP: CFTC And SEC Heads Testify Before Senate Appropriations Committee
Economic Unreality: What SEC ICO Precedents Mean for Ripple
The history and future of crypto securities law told in four acts: Kik, Telegram, Library and Ripple.
CDCROP: CFTC And SEC Heads Testify Before Senate Appropriations Committee

CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried sticking his tongue out while at Crypto Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Sam Bankman-Fried's Self-Incrimination Tour
The disgraced man-child’s media apology tour may sway the underinformed. But it can only hurt Bankman-Fried where it counts – in the courtroom.
CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried sticking his tongue out while at Crypto Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Lending money handing over paying cash (Shutterstock)
Why Do Crypto Lenders Keep Blowing Up?
Liquidity issues at BlockFi, Genesis, Celsius and other lending firms have tarnished this once-promising growth sector. But not all crypto lenders are created equal.
CDCROP: Lending money handing over paying cash (Shutterstock)

CDCROP: Gravestone cemetery (Matt Botsford/Unsplash)
The Bitcoin Obituary Obituary
And why one Harvard economist thinks bitcoin could end up on central bank balance sheets.
CDCROP: Gravestone cemetery (Matt Botsford/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Turkeys (Tyler Donaghy/Unsplash)
Mansplaining Your Way Through the Crypto Crash at Thanksgiving
No, you don’t have to accept any personal responsibility for suggesting Anchor was just like a savings account.
CDCROP: Turkeys (Tyler Donaghy/Unsplash)

CDCROP: FTX bought the naming rights to the Miami Heat arena in March. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk archives)
What Is a Crypto Exchange Token and How Did It Help Blow up FTX?
Exchange tokens do not represent a claim on a centralized crypto businesses, but they can have utility.
CDCROP: FTX bought the naming rights to the Miami Heat arena in March. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk archives)

CDCROP: Elon Musk Twitter (Chesnot/Getty Images)
Decentralized Social Media – Has the Moment Come?
With Elon Musk's Twitter seeing a backlash, users are flocking to Web3 alternatives like Lens, Minds and Mastodon. Will the trend last?
CDCROP: Elon Musk Twitter (Chesnot/Getty Images)

CDCROP: AI Artwork Sam Bankman-Fried SBF in Prison concept (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
They Burned Down Crypto. Now They Want a Comeback
Sam Bankman-Fried thinks he can turn things around while his peers Su Zhu and Kyle Davies paint themselves as victims.
CDCROP: AI Artwork Sam Bankman-Fried SBF in Prison concept (Midjourney/CoinDesk)