​​Spot Ethereum ETF approval 'may be better for Bitcoin' — Michael Saylor

The approval of spot Ether ETFs brings in “another line of defense for Bitcoin,” argues MicroStrategy founder Michael Saylor.

MicroStrategy founder Michael Saylor has changed his tone on spot Ether (ETH) exchange-traded funds (ETFs), arguing that the recent nod from the United States regulator is only good news for Bitcoin (BTC) as well.

“Is this good for Bitcoin or not? Yeah, I think it’s good for Bitcoin, in fact, I think it may be better for Bitcoin because I think that we are politically much more powerful supported by the entire crypto industry,” Saylor told Bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack on the May 25 episode of What Bitcoin Did podcast.

“They serve as another line of defense for Bitcoin,” he said, following the news that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved eight spot Ether ETFs to be listed on their respective exchanges on May 23.

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