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Rosenzweig’s argument, and that of the “ban crypto” set, is predicated on the conclusion that the “[t]he United States does not have a ransomware problem so much as it has an anonymous ransom problem.” However, that does not take into account the ability of law enforcement, through the use of sophisticated blockchain analytics tools, to trace transactions, and ultimately, through great police work, to identify and potentially seize stolen funds. This type of investigation would not be possible had an illicit actor used another form of payment.