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In today's roundup, Powell admits that the US has a debt problem, while Janet Yellen is asking for new crypto legislation. The "trial of Satoshi" continues, Meta is attempting to bring greater transparency to AI-generated content, and bitcoin miners are selling large quantities of coins.


Jay Powell: US Debt Is "Unsustainable"

The Fed Chair notes that public debt—which recently hit $34 trillion and is expected to hit $52 trillion by 2033—is growing faster than the economy, and that fixing this problem has become "urgent".

Jay Powell: US Debt Is “Unsustainable”
Even the Federal Reserve Chair is sounding alarm bells about the size and unsustainability of the national debt.

Treasury Secretary Yellen Advocates For Comprehensive Crypto Regulations

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called for Congress to introduce legislation for the crypto sector, emphasizing the need for federal oversight of stablecoin issuers to mitigate associated risks and protect investors.

Treasury Secretary Yellen Advocates For Comprehensive Crypto Regulations
Treasury Secretary Yellen urges Congress for crypto legislation, highlighting stablecoin oversight.

Meta To Label AI-Generated Images

The parent company of Facebook and Instagram is hoping to lead the way when it comes to combating AI-generated misinformation and deepfakes, but there are questions about how easy it will be to circumvent its efforts.

Meta To Label AI-Generated Images
Meta is taking a lead in marking content as AI-generated, but how successful will they be?

Bad, Mad, Or Satoshi?

There are, and always have been, only three possible explanations for Craig Wright's behavior. The ongoing COPA trial may bring us a little closer to a definitive answer.

Bad, Mad, Or Satoshi?
There are only a limited number of explanations for Wright’s behavior.

BTC Held By Miners Drops To Near Three-Year Low

Bitcoin miners appear to be positioning for the halving, banking cash when prices are at a local high in preparation for a time when block rewards will be slashed.

BTC Held By Miners Drops To Near Three-Year Low
Miners appear to be positioning for the revenue cuts they will experience in two months, when the halving occurs.

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