John Deaton Warning | SEC Might Label Bitcoin As Security

The regulatory landscape surrounding Bitcoin is undergoing rapid change as many await a Bitcoin Spot Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) to be approved by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Recent developments hint at a possible shift in the SEC’s view of Bitcoin, potentially classifying it as a security. This move has rattled the Bitcoin community and legal experts alike, including prominent digital assets attorney John Deaton.

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