Hodler's Monthly

July 2020

Hodler's Monthly

July 2020

Review of the main news, events, and stats of the last month

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Milestones & Events

July 2

Authorities across Europe take down an organized crime syndicate that used an encrypted chat network.

July 7

Telegram ceases its support of the TON test network, but the community wants to keep the open-source project going.

July 10

New York’s state attorney general has wide latitude to investigate foreign entities such as iFinex.

July 11

336 Bitcoin is stolen from crypto-friendly bank Cashaa, and it’s still not clear what happened.

July 14

Global payments giant PayPal could indeed be developing a crypto-based solution.

July 15

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Kanye West are among the victims of a massive Twitter hack that aims to dupe Bitcoin holders out of their crypto.

July 19

John McAfee says he never believed Bitcoin would hit $1 million, backtracking on his previous prediction.

July 20

Dogecoin explodes following a get-rich-quick TikTok challenge that goes viral, setting a new precedent for crypto trading.

July 21

A Wirecard executive could be hiding in Russia with funds he was able to transfer there with Bitcoin

July 22

Russia’s newly passed crypto bill finally provides legal status to crypto, but it can’t be used as a payment method.

July 25

Tron representatives decline to learn key details of Twitter’s unprecedented hack — after previously offering seven figures for them.

July 28

Wirecard is implicated in a report on alleged criminal activities by a Mastercard executive operating at FBME Bank in Cyprus.

July 31

Ethereum is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its creation, spurred on by the recent surge in DeFi and network activity.

July Market Stats

Numbers of the Month

Quotes of the Month

Buzz of the Month

Adoption & Tech

Major Regulation Updates

Official Updates

Restrictive and Permissive

Drafts and Ideas

Restrictive and Permissive