SEC Dismisses XRP as Security, Removing Hinman from Website – Ripple’s Victory?

• The SEC has taken down a substantial portion of William Hinman’s biography from its website.
• Speculations on the SEC’s Intention with Hinman have been rising following this news.
• Hinman’s emails have become crucial to the SEC vs. Ripple lawsuit, as the court has decided that they should be unsealed on June 13th, 2023.

SEC Dismissing XRP as Security and Removing Hinman from Official Website

The recent news about the SEC taking down a portion of William Hinman’s biography from its official website has caused speculation on the SEC’s intention with him. Until recently, the biography contained information regarding his professional background as former director of SEC’s Corporation Finance division from May 2017 to December 2020. This news comes just 8 days before his emails are expected to be released publicly due to Judge Analisa Torres‘ decision in response to Ripple’s request for disclosure of Hinman’s 2018 speech concerning Bitcoin and Ethereum (ETH).

Hinman’s Documents Are Key To The Case

Hinman’s emails have become crucial evidence in the ongoing case between the SEC and Ripple, where Ripple is accused of violating U.S. securities laws. In order to strengthen their defense against these accusations, they requested access to draft versions of his 2018 speech which classified Bitcoin and Ethereum (ETH) as non-securities but did not mention XRP despite it being one of top three cryptocurrencies at that time. Despite efforts by the SEC to prevent disclosure of these documents, Judge Analisa Torres denied their motion and ruled that these documents should be made public on June 13th, 2023.

XRP Community Awaits Release Of Unredacted Emails

This news has triggered responses from members of the XRP community who eagerly await release of unredacted emails within next 8 days . Numerous XRP enthusiasts claim that this move bythe SEC indicates an attempt by them scapegoat Hinman once all documents are released publicly..

Will Final Victory For Ripple Follow?

It remains unclear whether or not this move will signify a final victory for Ripple in their legal battle against the SEC or if it will result in further delays or complications for both parties involved in this case. What is certain though is that there is a large amount riding on outcome of this case which could potentially revolutionize crypto regulations in US for years come depending on what court decides after review all evidence presented before it..


The current situation surrounding William Hineman’s emails provides an exciting look into how events may unfold over next few weeks as we await ruling on June 13th which could potentially provide clarity regarding future regulatory landscape cryptocurrency industry US going forward and what potential implications developments may have rest world..