This episode is sponsored by Ciphertrace.

"The Hash" team covers the biggest headlines shaping the digital assets industry today, including Elon Musk noting that crypto's town square, Twitter, has found a new CEO. Musk didn't identify his replacement by name but said she'll start in about six weeks. This comes as a draft bill released to CoinDesk under freedom of information laws indicates the European Union plans to force crypto companies to give tax authorities details of their client's holdings.

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This episode has been edited by senior producer is Michele Musso and the executive producer is Jared Schwartz. Our theme song is “Neon Beach.”