This episode is sponsored by Ciphertrace.

"The Hash" hosts discuss today's top stories, including crypto companies fleeing U.S. regulatory uncertainty being welcomed by officials in France. Separately, why some lawyers say Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' CBDC ban may be a toothless effort. Plus, Tether will regularly buy bitcoin (BTC) for its stablecoin reserves using a portion of its profits starting this month.

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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.”