Did a class-action suit play a role in Maker’s refusal to compensate March crash victims?

The community had originally voted in favor of compensation, but the final tally showed a different outcome. After multiple rounds of voting and heated discussion, the final vote to compensate losses for Maker (MKR) users that were liquidated “unfairly” during the March crash failed. About 52,500 MKR voted against any compensation, which accounted for 65% […]

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Binance sued for allegedly facilitating money laundering with ‘lax KYC’

Binance’s lax KYC requirements are creating more legal problems for the exchange. Binance’s famously light Know Your Customer requirements are being targeted by the current owners of Zaif, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that got hacked in 2018. Plaintiffs are claiming that its weak KYC requirements and high daily withdrawal limit facilitated the laundering of $60 […]

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Square launches cryptocurrency patent alliance to fight the trolls

Square is launching a consortium to pool patents and democratize access to innovative blockchain technologies Square, the U.S.-based financial services company headed by Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, is establishing a consortium to fight patent trolling and ensure open access to technology in the crypto sector. The ‘Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance’ (COPA) seeks to democratize access to […]

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