EOS Community Is Challenged After Node Announces Financial Rewards for Votes

EOS’ governance model has attracted another round of criticism. This week, the EOS blockchain protocol angered decentralization proponents yet another time. Specifically, Starteos, one of EOS’ officially sanctioned Block Producers (BPs), appeared to publically offer its token holders financial rewards in return for their votes. Starteos’ vote-buying tendencies seem to fall in line with previous […]

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Korea’s Largest Internet Firm Kakao Is Running a Crypto ICO That Is Not Subject to SEC Scrutiny

Kakao is close to completing the private sale of its cryptocurrency called Clay, raising $300 million. Kakao, South Korea’s largest internet conglomerate that operates applications and have nearly a 90 percent dominance in their respective markets, is running an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to raise funds for its blockchain project called Clay. In March, Kakao […]

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French Regulators, Central Bank Distance Themselves From Tobacconists’ BTC Retail Plans

France’s regulators and central bank have reiterated warnings against the risks associated with cryptocurrencies. French stock market regulator, the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), has jointly issued a warning with the country’s central bank and French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR) recalling the risks associated with “speculative” crypto assets. The warning was posted as […]

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UK Financial Conduct Authority Investigates ‘50’ Firms Over Cryptocurrency Non-Compliance

Twice the number of crypto-related businesses are getting scrutiny from the U.K. regulator now as compared to May. The U.K.’s financial regulator has doubled the number of cryptocurrency-related businesses it is inspecting over unlicensed operations, local daily news outlet The Telegraph reported Nov. 26. Responding to a Freedom of Information request by the publication, the […]

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Liquidity Provider Sues Crypto Exchange for $13.7 Mln in Singapore’s First BTC Court Case

A disputed trading session between crypto exchange Quione and liquidity provider B2C2 is now Singapore’s first BTC-related court case. Crypto exchange Quoine and major liquidity provider B2C2 are the opposing parties in Singapore’s first court case involving Bitcoin (BTC), which began Nov. 21, Singapore-based English-language daily The Straits Times reports. The case concerns an alleged […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 12–18: a Stablecoin Gets Sharia Certified, the IMF Considers Central Bank Digital Currencies

The head of the IMF suggests looking into central bank issued digital currencies, while a Swiss stablecoin gets Sharia certified. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more […]

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Festive, Free Automated Trading Bot Can Be Set Up in 10 Minutes

sponsored A Santa-themed trading bot is giving crypto enthusiasts the chance to capitalize on volatility and hopes automation will help them sleigh in the marketplace. A cloud trading software platform argues the public has the chance to take advantage of volatility in the cryptocurrency marketplace through automated trading – “maximizing their opportunities” and enabling their […]

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