Monthly Archives: August 2022

Singapore Considers Enhancing Crypto Consumer Protection via Suitability Tests & Leverage Cuts

Singapore Considers Enhancing Crypto Consumer Protection

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is weighing the option of propelling ways of protecting consumers trading cryptocurrencies through new measures like suitability tests. Speaking at an event on Monday, Ravi Menon, the managing director at the MAS, hinted:“The MAS’ new rules may include customer suitability tests and cutting the use of leverage and credit […]

Do Kwon breaking silence triggers responses from the community

While Tornado Cash developers are fearing for their lives, Do Kwon is “partying,” according to podcaster Eric Conner. As the Terra co-founder and CEO Do Kwon breaks his silence about the collapse of the algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD Classic (USTC) and LUNA 2, the community responded with various sentiments against the Terra executive. Despite Kwon’s attempts […]

Do Your Assets on Exchanges Actually Exist?

In terms of credibility, the last year or so hasn’t been crypto’s finest hour. Several big, well-established players from across the crypto world – like Three Arrows Capital in Singapore and Celsius Network in the United States – have become insolvent, and more appear to be heading in that direction. “The dominos are falling,” said […]

Blockchain’s environmental impact and how it can be used for carbon removal

Blockchain environmental impact and how it can be used for carbon removal

Blockchain technology is on its way to being considered by organizations as a way to reduce carbon emissions and improve the environment. Climate change has become an important issue over the years due to concerns over environmental changes caused by the emission of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. Conversations have even reached the crypto space, […]

US ethics advisory on federal employee’s crypto has basis in legislation

The Office of Government Ethics reminded federal agency ethics officers of current law and extended its interpretation of the law to mutual funds. When the United States Office of Government Ethics (OGE) released its Legal Advisory 22-04 on July 5, most attention was given to its conclusion that federal employees who own any amount of […]

Bitcoin Art: 5 Places That Sell Physical Crypto-Inspired Artwork

Bitcoiners are increasingly buying Bitcoin (BTC)-themed artwork to decorate their home offices and living rooms, creating a growing demand for Bitcoin art. To meet that demand, more and more artists are selling physical cryptocurrency-themed artwork online. Read on to discover places where you can buy Bitcoin art online. CrypotArt is an online shop for […]

Master of Anons: How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem

The Macalinao brothers used a web of bogus identities to create the illusion of a dev community, juicing value on the Saber protocol and Solana blockchain. Now they’re moving to Aptos. Something about Sunny Aggregator felt off-kilter to the cryptocurrency user known as Saint Eclectic. Sunny was the newest decentralized finance (DeFi) app to hit […]

What are crypto pump and dump groups? Are they legal?

Pump-and-dump operations, which fraudulently manipulate prices by disseminating false information, have existed in economic contexts since at least the 1700s. For instance, con artists with shares in the South Sea Company started making false statements about the business and its revenues in the beginning of the eighteenth century. The plan was to inflate the stock […]

Crypto Exchange Zipmex to Allow Users to Withdraw Some Tokens

The process starts with SOL, followed by XRP and ADA.Crypto exchange Zipmex will release solana (SOL), cardano (ADA) and XRP tokens to users’ wallets in the coming days after it blocked customers from direct custody of their coins last month.The process starts Tuesday with SOL, followed by XRP on Thursday and ADA on Sunday, Zipmex […]