Coinbase CEO prompts furious accusations of hypocrisy as he pushes political misinformation

Brian Armstrong labeled a misleading political post endorsing Kanye West for president as “epic” Less than a month after Brian Armstrong declared Coinbase should “be laser focused on achieving its mission,” he seemingly violated his own policy by tweeting a political post riddled with falsehoods… during business hours.  In an Oct. 23 tweet from Armstrong’s […]

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Armstrong says ‘silent majority’ supports Coinbase apolitical stance in leaked audio

Leaked Coinbase audio sheds additional light on the company’s apolitical sea change. Coinbase leadership recently moved to curb sociopolitical discourse within their company, mandating that the team should focus on the company’s mission rather than politics. Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong later held an all-hands meeting, billed as an “ask me anything” session, to […]

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Is Ethereum Left and Bitcoin Right?

Hacktivist Bitcoin developer Amir Taaki took aim at Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter recently for essentially writing off smart contracts inventor Nick Szabo as a right-wing crank. Taaki wrote that this sort of attitude was typical of an “Eth[ereum] culture which is about sparkling burner parties, privileged digital nomads, microdosing LSD, sex orgies and […]

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