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Ethereum Co-founder: “ICO’s Still Have a While to Run”

While speaking to Bloomberg, Ethereum Co-founder, Gavin Wood, discussed Ethereum and how the ICO markets will evolve. Wood also responded to questions from the show’s hosts regarding the market downturn, and how that affects digital infrastructure development. While speaking to Joe Weisenthal of Bloomberg’s “What’d You Miss?” Wood explained that the market downturn is actually a good […]

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NASAA Provides Update on ‘Operation Cryptosweep’ Crypto Crackdown

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), announced today, August 28, that the regulatory organization is actively investigating more than 200 initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency investment vehicles as part of the previously revealed Operation Cryptosweep initiative. Operation Cryptosweep Takes Aim at Unregulated Crypto Investments Back in May 2018, the NASAA announced Operation Cryptosweep […]

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China Now Has a Way for the Public to Report Illegal Token Sales

A Chinese self-regulatory association is working to assist government agencies in cracking down on illegal initial coin offerings (ICOs). The China National Internet Finance Association (NIFA), a self-regulatory organization founded by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has added a “token sales” category to its platform that allows the public to report on potentially illegal financial […]

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Crypto Startups Are Destroying Millions of Coins – And Investors Love It

Throwing away revenue? It might not make sense in conventional business, but don’t tell that to crypto entrepreneurs. Indeed, for some projects, economist Joseph Schumpeter’s notion of “creative destruction” is taking on a literal meaning in that they’re actively destroying their own money supply – and generating value for investors in the process. It’s turning […]

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Losing the Lambos: It's Time to Get Serious About Crypto's Big Questions

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. “Crypto in crisis.” Mainstream press outlets covering battered crypto markets have frequently invoked that phrase […]