We’re Freeriders: Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, Worth $500 Million, Wants to Pay Higher Taxes

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is back advocating for higher taxes for wealthy Americans. This is not the first time Hughes is calling on the government to take a step to help low-income Americans trying to make ends meet. Hughes spoke on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” saying: As a member of that 1-percent, 0.1-percent, I can tell you, I can afford a little bit higher taxes, and it would make my life better. The point is clear — my taxes should be higher. Hughes, who is the author of Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn has been an advocate for

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$500 Million Has Been Mistakenly Sent to Ethereum’s Genesis Address (news.bitcoin.com)

Genesis blocks hold a symbolism that’s almost spiritual. They represent the birth of a new cryptocurrency, and when that currency flourishes, its foundation stone – the maiden block to have been mined –  is referenced reverentially. Ethereum’s first address is a memorable one: 0x followed by 40 zeroes. It’s also a dangerous one that has been the unintended recipient of $ 6 million in ether and over $ 500 million in ERC20 tokens.
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Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln, Bitcoin Pushes $11K

After a relatively low start to the month in the crypto market, the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies has again broken $ 500 bln today, Feb. 17, according to CoinMarketCap. The total market cap is currently around $ 502 bln at press time. Bitcoin (BTC) has stayed well above the $ 10,000 mark, currently …
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Bitcoin, NEM And Other Cryptocurrencies Seemed Unfazed By A $500 Million Theft

Bitcoin, NEM And Other Cryptocurrencies Seemed Unfazed By A $ 500 Million Theft. Chuck Jones … One of the 12 reasons I believe that could cause Bitcoin's price to fall to $ 1,000 or less is the threat from hacking. There have … A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. (Photo by Dan …
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