Law Decoded: China FUD and false dichotomies, Sept. 20–27 By Cointelegraph


Law Decoded: China FUD and false dichotomies, Sept. 20–27

In the wake of yet another iteration of China’s enduring crackdown on cryptocurrency, a particularly influential narrative on Crypto Twitter (NYSE:) suggests that by banning (BTC), China has definitively put itself on the dark side of the struggle, while the collective West must now resolutely throw its weight on the opposite side by embracing crypto.

Granted, this framework for thinking about the relationship between political power and decentralized finance is appealing for crypto allies. Yet the news coming out of the United States gives few reasons to believe that policymakers there see the situation this way.