This episode is sponsored by minima.global, Circle and Pastel Network.

The swift and surprising collapse of FTX last week continues to send shockwaves across the crypto industry and beyond – and Capitol Hill is not immune. "The Hash" team discusses what could happen to the bipartisan Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act (DCCPA), a bill Bankman-Fried supported. Plus, the European Union could ban banks and crypto providers from dealing in privacy-enhancing coins per a leaked draft of a money laundering bill obtained by CoinDesk.

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This episode has been edited by Nia Freeman. Our executive producer is Jared Schwartz. Our theme song is “Neon Beach.”

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