Mark Hunter

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Sep 28 2021

China Crypto Ban Spreads to Metrics Sites and Alibaba

Reading Time: 2 minutes China’s crypto ban has now spread to crypto metrics sites CoinGecko, CoinMarketCap and TradingView can now only be accessed via a VPN Alibaba will also stop selling cryptocurrency mining equipment from next month...

Deutsche Bank Calls Ethereum “Digital Silver”

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Deutsche Bank analyst has called Ethereum “digital silver” in comparison to Bitcoin’s role as “digital gold” Marion Laboure said that Ethereum’s functionality and multiple use cases were a huge advantage JPMorgan said last week that...

‘Satoshi’ Cruise Ship Debacle Relived in Podcast

Sep 28 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news cryptocurrency

Reading Time: 2 minutes The short-lived story of The Satoshi, a cruise ship intended as a seasteading operation, has been relived in a new podcast The Satoshi was intended as a floating civilization that would only use cryptocurrencies Red tape ended The Satsohi’s...

Virgil Griffith Pleads Guilty to Sanctions Violations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Virgil Griffith has pleaded guilty to aiding an enemy of the state on the day his trial was due to start Griffith took a plea deal which will see his sentence vastly reduced Griffith attended a blockchain conference in North Korea in 2019 in...

Sep 27 2021

QuadrigaCX Story to be Netflix Documentary

Reading Time: 2 minutes The story of Gerald Cotten and QuadrigaCX is to be made into a Netflix documentary QuadrigaCX folded when Cotten supposedly died, leaving massive debts Some claim Cotten faked his death and has all the funds in his personal possession The...

Why Trading With Borrowed Money is a Terrible Idea

Sep 27 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency crypto guides trading

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trading with borrowed money is a bad idea in any market Crypto markets are notoriously volatile and you could easily lose your money or get scammed Using borrowed money also means you won’t be able to trade freely Investing more than you...

DeFi Coins Benefit From Latest Chinese Crypto Ban

Reading Time: 2 minutes DeFi coins have benefited massively from the latest Chinese crypto ban, while Chinese coins have suffered HT, FIL, and OKB has dropped while UNI, SUSHI, IDEX, and 1INCH have rocketed It remains to be seen whether Chinese users will actually start...

Vee Finance $35 Million Hack Passed to FBI

Reading Time: 2 minutes The $35 million hack on DeFi protocol Vee Finance has been passed to the FBI Someone exploited the protocol last week and took thousands of ETH and hundreds of BTC Vee Finance took immediate action to track the funds and report the incident...

Sep 26 2021

Evergrande Scare Suggests Markets Are Primed for Correction

Sep 26 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin opinions

Reading Time: 2 minutes The wobble in the global markets over the Evergrande scare suggests investors are ready to get out The incident was only localized to China, but western markets still reacted badly Bitcoin holders should keep an eye on the temperature of the...

Sep 25 2021

China Crypto Ban Scares Market…Again

Sep 25 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news china cryptocurrency

Reading Time: 2 minutes China has scared some members of the cryptocurrency community by reinforcing its ban on crypto usage China has effectively banned cryptocurrencies since 2013 Bitcoin dropped $5,000 on the news but has already recovered half its losses...

Sep 24 2021

DeFi Investing Becoming a Case of Regulatory Dodgeball

Sep 24 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency defi opinions regulation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Investing in DeFi projects has become a much riskier prospect recently Both state and federal regulators have threatened DeFi projects with cease and desist orders Holding tokens for DeFi platforms could see holders involved in a game of...

JPMorgan Seeing “Strong Preference for Ethereum Over Bitcoin”

Reading Time: 2 minutes JPMorgan is seeing greater institutional interest in Ethereum over Bitcoin Bitcoin experienced “backwardation” in September while Ethereum didn’t JPMorgan claimed that Ethereum could become the “Amazon of information” JPMorgan has...

Bitcoin Included in Twitter ‘Tips’ Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin has been included in Twitter’s new ‘Tips’ service Twitter users can send bitcoin to each other using Strike on the platform The system was trialled earlier this year Twitter has rolled out a tipping service called ‘Tips’, with...

SEC/CFTC Enforcement Action Anticipated Within a Week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prominent crypto lawyer Jake Chervinsky has warned over SEC/CFTC action next week Chervinsky says the agencies typically take action when their fiscal year ends on September 30 Tether and Binance could be among the targets this time round...

Sep 23 2021

Suex Exchange Sanctioned by OFAC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cryptocurrency exchange Suex has been added to OFAC’s list of sanctioned entities OFAC claims that Suex helped launder money for Russian hackers, most notably those from recent ransomware attacks Suex...

Snoop Dogg Sparks Intrigue With Cozomo de’ Medici Dox

Sep 23 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption cryptocurrency news nft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Snoop Dogg has sparked intrigue with the revelation that he is behind the Twitter moniker Cozomo de’ Medici Cozomo has bought millions of dollars worth of NFTs and tweets regularly about them The...

Gensler Warns That Private Monies “Usually Don’t Last That Long”

Reading Time: 2 minutes SEC Chair Gary Gensler has warned cryptocurrency investors that “Private monies usually don't last that long” Gensler spoke to the Washington Post about the need to regulate the crypto space He...

Sep 22 2021

OpenSea CEO Says Insider Trading Claims “Misframing” the Offense

Sep 22 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news nft

Reading Time: 2 minutes OpenSea CEO Devin Finzer has said that the hubbub around Nate Chastain’s ‘insider trading’ has been misframed Chastain was found buying NFTs before they were promoted on the site and selling them at a profit...

Massive NFT Sales Paint an Unrealistic Picture

Sep 22 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news nft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Those massive NFT sales you see on crypto Twitter are not the tip of the iceberg – they are the entire thing Research from Bloomberg has found that 90% of NFTs purchased since June haven’t been sold since...

AT&T Faces Another SIM Swapping Lawsuit

Reading Time: 2 minutes AT&T is facing another SIM swapping lawsuit The latest is from Jamarquis Etheridge who lost almost 160 ETH to a SIM swapper The company last year got a $200 million SIM swapping claim thrown out AT&T faces yet another SIM swapping...