It's Friday Friday getting down on Friday that's right I'm your host Andrew And this is crypto espresso your teeny Tiny daily shot of caffeinated crypto Headlines all right I'm gonna be honest With you I don't really want to draw Things out further I just I really want To talk about the first story so first Up former president Donald Trump's much Hyped major announcement in all caps by The way was yesterday despite some Thinking this could be related to his Recent bid to return to presidential Prominence the announcement instead Turned out to be a trump nft collection Selling for a paltry 99 each the trading Card style Collectibles were introduced With epic music and sound effects these Trump cards feature the Donald Cosplaying as a variety of roles such as A superhero complete with laser eyes I Wish I was making that up a NASCAR Driver a wild west Marshall an astronaut And a man with an oversized head that's Obviously been pasted on a much Slimmer Body but 99 won't just get you a trump Collectible owners will be entered into A draw going for amazing prizes to hang Out with Trump himself at dinner his Golf course and Via Zoom calls though to Quote the former president himself I Don't know if that's an amazing prize But it's what we have reactions in the Crypto Community ranged from amused to
Disbelief as for Trump in the video Announcement he called himself hopefully Your favorite President of all time Better than Lincoln better than Washington I I guess admire the hustle huh Free Speech absolutist Elon Musk banned at Least nine reporters who've been Critical of him from Twitter several Were reporting on his earlier ban on the Elon Jets account which was tracking his Private jet in real time which he called A security threat claiming the account Was transmitting his assassination Coordinates in a panel discussion right Before the band's hit Bitcoin magazine Editor Pete Rizzo said when you're Talking about delivering news and Information to the cryptoverse you have To be on Twitter that's kind of where Everything is the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees stellar-based Aid platform is piloting a platform Using usdc's stable coins to make Getting money to Ukrainian refugees Faster and more secure the agency has Focused heavily on Cash Aid as most Useful for years for fleeing ukrainians And primarily for those whose banks are Inaccessible this pilot project Providing humanitarian assistance using A digital wallet will serve as a Possible Lifeline for survival said Ukraine's Deputy minister of digital
Transformation more more broadly the Stellar Aid assist platform-based Program is a vivid example of how Blockchain has the potential to Transform and revolutionize the way Humanitarian funds are allocated the Harsh conditions in the overcrowded Fox Hill prison are a big change from Sam Bankman Freed's five-star Penthouse but They're still apparently far better than Conditions he'll experience awaiting Trial in New York City's jails which Could be one reason why he's fighting This extradition to the U.S of course a Guilty plea and a deal for a white Collar minimum security prison would Also make that problem go away and Finally Japan's ruling liberal Democratic party is moving ahead with Plans to make the country a far more Attractive place for crypto companies to Set up shop removing a 30 capital gains Tax on crypto that applied to paper Gains made getting Investments so hard That token sellers fled Japan is an Impossible place to do business said a Crypto CEO who moved his firm to Singapore in large part due to tax Issues the global battle for a web 3 Hegemony is underway and yet Japan isn't Even at the start line he said but we Are far beyond the starting line and We're now at the finish line for the Week and what a week it's been before
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