News and trends covered this week include: * crypto regulatory moves with SEC settling charges for an unregistered ICO and IRS issuing guidance on taxation for hard forks and airdrops -- with @skupor * ATM fees set record highs, disproportionately affecting low-income people; why are fees so high? -- with @astrange …hosted by @smc90.
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