Tag: fud

Nov 30 2022

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Takes A Subtle Dig At Kraken And KuCoin

Changpeng Zhao's latest tweet is drawing criticism for spreading FUD against rival exchanges Kraken and KuCoin.

Nov 07 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Amid FTT Debacle: FTX Has Over $1 Billion Excess Cash, Client Assets Are Safe

Summary: Sam Bankman-Fried tweeted on Monday to assure FTX users that their funds and the crypto exchange remain out of immediate financial constraints following an announcement from Binance boss Changpeng Zhao selling about FTT. CZ’s tweet revealing Binance’s decision to exit the FTX utility token dubbed FTT has seemingly stirred a hornet's nest, with FUD flooding social media and speculation arising that SBF’s...

Oct 27 2022

Responding To The Discounting Of Bitcoin And Its Benefits

Oct 27 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  critic culture debate fud opinion

In an article on Bitcoin discourse, the technology is far too generalized and its merits and users are discounted.This is an opinion editorial by Maximilian Brichta, a doctoral student at the University of Southern California currently working on his dissertation, "Vernacular Economics: On The Participatory Culture And Politics of Bitcoin"Speculative Bubbles, Technobabble And The Ignorant...

Oct 24 2022

Environmentalist Attacks On Bitcoin Mining Are Intensifying

Misleading attacks on bitcoin mining energy use are intensifying, and investors need to be aware of the adversaries that they face.This is an opinion editorial by Zack Voell, a bitcoin mining and markets researcher.For most of Bitcoin's short history, discussions over how much energy the global network uses to process and record transactions has been a...

Sep 26 2022

Despite Financial Times FUD, Bitcoin Is Not Crypto

Too many continue to conflate Bitcoin with cryptocurrencies, but those arguments can be dismantled, step by step.This is an opinion editorial by Federico Rivi, an independent journalist and author of the Bitcoin Train newsletter.Would you say that soccer and baseball are part of the same industry because both playing fields are covered with grass and in both games a ball is...

Sep 22 2022

You Can Believe The Maximalists: Bitcoin Is Separate From Crypto

A recent column by the Financial Times’ Jemima Kelly demonstrated some misunderstandings about Bitcoin’s decentralization and singularity.This is an opinion editorial by Stephan Livera, host of the “Stephan Livera Podcast” and managing director of Swan Bitcoin International.Financial Times Columnist Jemima Kelly published an article titled “...

Aug 01 2022

Bitcoin Mining Isn’t Wasteful — It Creates Abundance

Aug 01 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business energy fud mining opinion

The role mining can play in enabling energy grids to provide greater utility at lower cost is completely misunderstood.The mainstream media mistakenly portray bitcoin mining as wasteful. Nothing could be further from the truth. Bitcoin mining provides an economic bid for otherwise unusable, excess energy. Bitcoin will propel humanity to abundance....

Jul 26 2022

KuCoin Will Launch a New Fund to Fight FUD, Says CEO

Summary: KuCoin CEO, Johnny Lyu, has announced that the exchange will launch an anti-FUD fund. The fund will focus on educating the global community on how to spot FUD. The focus will also be on motivating industry leaders and influencers to provide trusted information. The anti-FUD fund will be used to trace FUDers and take legal actions against them. KuCoin will soon launch...

Jun 28 2022

Tether Shorters Won’t Win, Says Ardoino

Jun 28 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news fud tether

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino has detailed the lengths that Tether shorters are going to in order to crash the price Traditional hedge funds have begun massively shorting the stablecoin and spreading FUD to help their cause Ardoino says that Tether...

Jun 15 2022

Tether Condemns “Completely False” Backing Rumours

Jun 15 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news fud tether

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tether has called rumours of toxic commercial papers being used to back its reserves as “completely false” The company said the rumours were being spread by whales shorting the market Tether also denied association with troubled hedge fund...

Jun 10 2022

Bitcoin’s Energy Use is a Feature Not a Bug

Bitcoin incentivizes energy innovations whereas proof-of-stake results in exacerbated inequality since the more money you have, the more money you get.Mickey Koss is a West Point graduate with a degree in economics. He spent four years in the Infantry before transitioning to the Finance Corps.In a...

Jun 09 2022

To The Bitcoin Skeptics, Are You Sure You Figured It Out?

Jun 09 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  critic culture economists fud opinion

Bitcoin is in the top 10 of largest base monies in the world. Demand for it will increase as fiat currencies debase. Are you sure it’s heading to zero?BitcoinActuary is an actuary based in the U.K. exploring Bitcoin.This is an article for your nocoiner friends, seeking to view bitcoin from a slightly different angle. Bitcoin is still around $30,000 and...

Jun 07 2022

In Support Of Responsibly Assessing Bitcoin And Fintech

A recent letter urging lawmakers to heed misrepresentations of cryptocurrencies as warnings of the future is simply poor understanding.This is an opinion editorial by L0la L33tz, a contributor at Bitcoin Magazine.In an attempt to urge U.S. lawmakers to increase regulation in the cryptocurrency industry in favor of protecting “public interest,” 26 expert technologists put forward a signed...

Jun 06 2022

Has JPMorgan Become Bitcoin’s Best Friend?

A recent note from JPMorgan Chase suggested the bank realizes that bitcoin isn’t going anywhere. But what do the rent seekers really think?There was a lot of fanfare made recently over an investment note from JPMorgan Chase which seemed to elevate bitcoin over real estate and other traditional asset classes as the...

Jun 02 2022

We Hear You: Bitcoin Mining Noise Pollution Is A Solved Problem

Public complaints around bitcoin mining noise pollution are growing, but miners have plenty of solutions at their disposal. Let’s use them.Bitcoin mining is loud.Anyone reading that sentence who has not visited an operational mining farm is probably imagining a loud restaurant or a running air- conditioning unit. But in this context, “loud” actually means an almost ungodly cacophony of spinning fan blades...

May 25 2022

A Response To Warren Buffett’s Critiques Of Bitcoin

While the billionaire is well-respected in the traditional finance community, his comments on bitcoin are signs of his benefiting from the fiat system.This is an opinion editorial by Fangorn, a contributor at Bitcoin Magazine.There’s a lot to say in response to Warren Buffett’s...

May 06 2022

How Banks Are Trying To Discredit Bitcoin

May 06 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  banks business fud opinion

It’s no coincidence that as the greatest threat to banking, Bitcoin is constantly under fire from the industry and its beneficiaries.Each year, Bitcoin continues to grow in stature. Bitcoin is going mainstream by every metric — financial value, adoption rates, transaction volume, you name it. But not everyone’s happy...

May 05 2022

Bitcoin Mining Rigs Could Heat Vancouver Homes Next Year. Take That, ESG FUD

The city of Vancouver could soon take a step into the future. As New York is about to take the Chinese route and cut itself from yet another industry, Vancouver considers “using an unconventional method: harnessing the heat emitted from” bitcoin mining. If signed, the...

Apr 28 2022

Twitter suspends Aave’s founder account for allegedly spreading FUD

Apr 28 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  aave fud news twitter

After a recent message by Aave's founder that went viral on Twitter, Stani Kulechov has been banned from the platform as his tweet appeared to spread fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD). The move was said to be done to reduce "FUD." “Breaking: Joining Twitter as interim CEO.” states the message, which can no longer be […]

Aave’s Founder Kicked Out Of Twitter For Allegedly Spreading FUD

The founder of Aave has been banned from Twitter, after putting out a recent tweet that took the platform by storm. Stani Kulechov, the head of the leading DeFi Platform that allows users to borrow cryptocurrencies, seemed to have spread FUD with his recent tweets. The move was allegedly made to cut down on “FUD”...

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