The Evidence for Operation Choke Point 2.0, With Nic Carter

The Castle Island venture capitalist joins to discuss the coordinated effort to cut off crypto from the banking sector.

March 29, 2023

On today’s episode, NLW is joined by Castle Island Ventures’ Nic Carter. Nic was the first to identify the concerted effort to de-platform crypto from the banking system as “Operation Choke Point 2.0.” In their conversation, Nic discusses the original Operation Choke Point, how that operation came to an end when he began to notice signs of a similar strategy targeting crypto and where the industry is now.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced and narrated by Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Michele Musso and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsor today is “Foothill Blvd” by Sam Barsh. Image credit: Paulozhgibesov/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk.

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