Venezuela does not like ignoring its own currency and applies up to 20% tax to the crypto
BTC adoption has been on the rise in Venezuela in recent years due to hyperinflation and the crisis that their national currency is going through. Venezuelans reportedly hit by new BTC tax of up to 20%
The Venezuelan government has approved a new tax law that aims to collect up to 20% tax on cryptocurrency transactions. The bill, which was tabled on January 20, aims to select 2-20% of transactions in any currencies other than those made using the Venezuelan Bolivar and the local cryptocurrency Petro.
The initiative aims to motivate the use of the national currency, which has fallen by more than 70% in value last year alone and has lost almost all its value in the last decade.
AssangeDAO raised $ 38 million to help free WikiLeaks founder
Julian Assange is currently fighting extradition to the United States following a December decision by a British court to lift the extradition ban. Julian is currently locked up in a London prison, where he has been since 2019.
The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), which was set up to release WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from prison, received ETH 12,569, or approximately $ 39 million.
The donations began coming on February 4 via the JuiceBox platform, which hosts the campaign.
According to the AssangeDAO twitter channel, this is now the largest amount collected in ETH via the JuiceBox service. AssangeDAO thus surpassed the ConstitutionDAO, which in November received funds to purchase an original copy of the United States Constitution.
AssangeDAO is now the largest JuiceBox DAO raise in History exceeding that of ConstitutionDAO.— AssangeDAO (@AssangeDAO) February 6, 2022
Congrats everyone this seriously exceeded our wildest expectations!#FreeAssangeNOW pic.twitter.com/MqhZv6CWTK
If Assange is extradited to the United States, he faces up to 175 years in prison for publishing truthful information.
The concept of the aid was inspired by FreeRossDAO, which raised $ 12 million to free Ross Ulbricht, the founder of the Silk Road dark web marketplace.
The first wedding in Metaverse is a reality, they chose Decentraland instead a church
However, the big day of the Arizona couple did not go exactly according to plan, which shows that the metaverse is still in its infancy. However, a couple from Phoenix used their digital identities to say yes this weekend.
The wedding ceremony took place in Decentraland, attended by witnesses, Supreme Court clerk Clint Bolick and a virtual crowd of 2,000 guests.The bride and groom Ryan and Candice Hurley hired the Rose Law Group to legally formalize the marriage. The group’s founder and president, Jordan Rose, claims it was the first wedding ever held on a blockchain metaverse.
The wedding ceremony took place on the grounds of the Rose Law Group in Decentraland. The legal group developed a “meta-marriage framework” by incorporating a “virtual prenuptial agreement” that identified the couple’s virtual identities and digital assets recorded on the blockchain.
There is also a final documentary about the wedding ceremony, as in the form of the NFT
“There is currently no legal framework for marriage in the meta universe, so whether or not it will be legally binding is more a matter of their contract.”
Although the couple imagined the wedding of the future, they encountered somewhat banal technical problems. Decentraland did not cope well with the onslaught of virtual guests. Even more funny was Ryan’s avatar, which was in the wrong place in the side alley. His wife, in turn, had trouble creating a digital look, and only some guests saw her correctly.
Tesla holds $ 2 Billion in BTC
Tesla said a few hours ago that the market value of the BTC that holds was $ 1.99 billion in December.
Tesla invested $ 1.50 billion in BTC last year, which also meant a very positive market reaction.
In his annual report told the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it had made losses of about $ 101 million last year due to a drop in the price of BTC.
Tesla also briefly accepted the cryptocurrency as payment for the sale of certain products. However, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has stopped adopting the digital currency, citing environmental concerns about BTC mining.