• SEC is cautiously open to initial coin offerings, commissioner says

    8 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The SEC says it is still worried about ICOs but is not looking to ban them.
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  • SEC Commissioner on Bitcoin: ‘That Space Is Full of Troubling Developments'

    8 monthes ago - By Fortune

    SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson has some strong opinions about cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings.
    In a CNBC interview Monday morning , Jackson said his personal view on Bitcoin is that it's a space "full of troubling developments." He didn't elaborate but said his concerns center more around initial coin offerings , which are a mechanism for startups or online projects to raise money without selling stock or going to VCs.
    "Investors are having a hard time telling the difference between investments and fraud," he said.
    The SEC has been cracking down on fraudulent ICOs in recent...
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