Toronto Star: Go ahead Vancouver, ban Bitcoin ATMs

In the Toronto Star, I write about how I’m no big fan of Bitcoin ATMs, which profit in part from the unbanked, but that Vancouver’s potential ban on those machines is the wrong approach. The city is trying to curb alleged money laundering, but the punishment is too broad, and its effectiveness questionable. It’s like shooting mosquitoes with a shotgun.

CBC: Quadriga business model ‘abysmally stupid’

I gave commentary on the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.’s (CBC) Alberta@Noon radio show on the dramatic fall of QuadrigaCX, once Canada’s largest exchange platform, now on the verge of collapse after the death of its founder. It was my longest media appearance ever. I fielded calls from listeners and held court for a whole hour. If you’re not a listening kind of person, CBC also has a write-up of my appearance.