Paxful CEO Ray Youssef announces Ethereum's banishment from the digital asset trading platform, noting that the system's tokens were nothing but scams that have robbed billions of people.
This latest theft, resulting from deliberate manipulation of price mechanisms, again raises questions about the viability of DeFi among serious investors, and what action could be taken to recover funds.
Kurt Wuckert Jr. took the stage at the Unbounded Capital Summit to discuss the history of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto's vision, and clarify misconceptions in the digital asset space.
A new bill hurdles the British parliament as it hardens its stance on digital currency exchanges in the wake of soaring financial crimes, a move that is also expected to affect the blockchain sector.
ASIC's executive director for markets expressed that the securities watchdog will not be "cheerleaders for crypto assets" and will be turning up the heat for the entire industry.
If proof-of-work distributes objective consensus to miners outside of the network, proof-of-stake consolidates power to a subjective, in-network minority.
The Merge was completed on September 15, and ETH reached a recent high of $1,638.56 that day. Since then, it has tanked to $1,340 at the time of writing.
"The Merge" not only pumped the price of ETH tokens, as opposed to what was promised, but its switch to a PoS model created a slew of issues, including turning the network into a permissioned ledger.
Ethereum is both a security and tyranny, as staking coins via a third party remains, and the wealthiest holders combining forces to ensure total domination of the system, the article argues.
Gary Gensler likened Ethereum's 'The Merge' to lenders, indicating that it is more of a security than a commodity, a stark contrast to BSV, which managed to retain the original Bitcoin protocol.
The event was billed as the largest and most complicated open-source software transition in history, but the live network faces an uncertain future after it switched over to a new processing algorithm and economic incentive model today.