Julian Assange Extradition and the Freedom of Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is currently being held on remand in a London maximum-security prison, solely on the basis of a U.S. extradition request. Assange has been charged with 17 counts of espionage related to WikiLeaks’ 2010 to 2011 publications concerning the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, embarrassing U.S. diplomatic communications and evidence of torture in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Assange’s U.S. extradition case is recognized by free speech groups as the most important press freedom case of the 21st century. As the aggressive judicial overreach of this…

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There’s a Chance Bitcoin Won’t Break $10k Until Next Year: Analyst Explains

Bitcoin has been coiling for a breakout over the past few weeks. The cryptocurrency has traded in the low-$9,000s, stuck between heavy support at $8,500 and heavy resistance at $10,000. Soon enough, analysts have said, something will break. According to a prominent trader, Bitcoin is more likely to break this consolidation to the downside rather than the upside. Bitcoin Won’t Break $10,000 Until 2021? Per a report from International Business Times, former Wall Street investor Tone Vays thinks that Bitcoin may be stuck in a range until the end of…

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