Tag: opinions

Aug 15 2022

Kevin O’Leary is Right – Crypto Adoption Needs Compliance

Aug 15 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption bitcoin cryptocurrency opinions

Reading Time: 4 minutes Kevin O’Leary caused a stir over the weekend by suggesting that the arrest of Tornado Cash developer Alexey Pertsev was a good thing O’Leary said that global crypto adoption can’t happen without compliance to regulations His take highlights a...

Jul 11 2022

Don’t Fear a Mt. Gox Bitcoin Dump

Jul 11 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin exchange mt. gox opinions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mt. Gox victims will start receiving their payouts this year Some crypto investors have been worried for years that a Mt. Gox payout will lead to a market crash These fears are probably overblown for several reasons Ever since it was...

Jun 29 2022

Roger Ver Fiasco Highlights Dangers of Leverage Trading

Jun 29 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency opinions trading

Reading Time: 3 minutes The situation engulfing Roger Ver is an extreme example of why leverage trading should be avoided Ver owes yield platform Coinflex $47 million after allegedly being liquidated in a Bitcoin Cash leverage trade Users now face an anxious wait to...

Jun 23 2022

NFTs May Have Become Society’s Newest Status Symbols

Jun 23 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  opinions

Reading Time: 7 minutesOn January 1, 2022, American rapper Eminem bought a Bored Apes Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT for $462,000. A...

Jun 16 2022

Crypto Winter – Lessons From 2018/19

Jun 16 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bear market cryptocurrency opinions

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 2018/19 crypto winter was brutal, with recognisable names forced to cut back Many took action too late, believing that the bear market would be short These same companies are taking action now, and smaller ones should follow suit The...

May 18 2022

Should You Sell Crypto in May and Go Away?

May 18 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency opinions

Reading Time: 3 minutes The saying ‘sell in May and go away, come back on St. Leger's Day’ is well known in investment circles The saying reflects the typical underperformance of stocks between May and October How does the adage work with crypto, and are things...

May 11 2022

Anti-PoW Groups Don’t Give a S**t About Bitcoin or its Protocols

May 11 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin cryptocurrency mining opinions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Anti-Proof-of-Work groups have sprung up in recent months, protesting against its environmental impact Opponents try to argue that Bitcoin without PoW would be less secure and not in the protocol design Such groups don’t give a crap about Bitcoin...

May 10 2022

Why All the Hate for NFTS?

May 10 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency news nft opinions

Reading Time: 7 minutes NFTs are possibly the most divisive aspect of the cryptocurrency ecosystem ever created Arguments typically fall on common ground, with the qualification for a critic often not being subject knowledge Here are some of the most common NFT...

May 03 2022

DeFi Hacks and North Korea – an Inconvenient Truth

May 03 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  crime defi hack opinions

Reading Time: 4 minutes North Korean hacking groups have targeted DeFi platforms in recent years, stealing close to a billion dollars This money is going directly toward North Korea’s weapons program With missiles now capable...

Apr 07 2022

The Case For Privacy Coins

Reading Time: 6 minutes Increasing reliance on electronic payment systems, but their decline in use of physical cash has dire implications for society. Governments plan to issue central bank digital currencies (CBDcs), but their use could threaten individual privacy à la George...

Mar 18 2022

Bitcoin Black Swan Events Ranked

Mar 18 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin cryptocurrency opinions

Reading Time: 3 minutes The possibility of a Bitcoin black swan event has been an ever-present threat Such a new technology is loaded with risk, including catastrophic collapses What are the threats still facing Bitcoin and how troublesome could they be? Talk of...

Mar 15 2022

Centralized Exchanges Will Be The Death Of Crypto

Mar 15 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency exchange opinions

Reading Time: 5 minutes Centralized exchanges currently control a large share of the crypto trading industry, and this can create problems for crypto users. Due to their centralized control, CEXs have many disadvantages, including security risks, data breaches, unstable...

Mar 07 2022

Newsweek’s Satoshi ‘Reveal’ Eight Years On

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eight years ago yesterday, Newsweek ‘revealed’ the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto Unemployed stroke victim Dorian Nakamoto strongly denied the claims, with the author getting pilloried for her investigative methods With hindsight, is it possible...

Feb 17 2022

Bitcoin – One Month Until Armageddon?

Feb 17 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america bitcoin cryptocurrency opinions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin is looking technically very well placed for further gains However, in a month the FOMC will decide on how to help the wider economy Their measures could have an immediate and devastating impact on Bitcoin...

Jan 23 2022

Coinbase NFT/Mastercard Deal Reopens Decentralization Debate

Jan 23 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption coinbase cryptocurrency nft opinions

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Coinbase NFT/Mastercard deal has caught the ire of fans of decentralization They argue that the NFT world will become too centralized if Coinbase gets a stranglehold They need to remember that most newcomers want simplicity over...

Jan 19 2022

Proof-of-Work Needs to Adapt or Face Being Outlawed

Reading Time: 3 minutes The proof-of-work consensus mechanism is under threat from regulators Those in power are educating themselves on the different types of blockchain with regard to energy use Proof-of-work needs to adapt to these concerns or face extinction...

Jan 07 2022

Airbnb and Cryptocurrency Would be an Ideological Match

Jan 07 2022 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption cryptocurrency opinions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbnb is “looking into” accepting cryptocurrencies, its CEO revealed this week Cryptocurrency payments topped a list of potential improvements by Twitter users Airbnb has disrupted the hospitality sector in the same way that cryptocurrency has...

Dec 20 2021

Bitcoin in 2022 – Bullish or Bearish?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bitcoin is on a knife edge regarding its next move There are strong arguments on both sides of the bullish/bearish argument with regard to Bitcoin in 2022 What are the reasons offered by both sides?...

Dec 18 2021

Crypto Twitter Is Really Useful…if You Ignore the Content

Dec 18 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  cryptocurrency opinions twitter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crypto Twitter is a mixed bag when it comes to usefulness There are some great traders and plenty of charlatans It’s worth paying attention to sentiment on crypto Twitter rather than actual content Crypto Twitter is something that it is...

Nov 23 2021

TALKING HEADS: Do You Consider The Lightning Network A Proof-Of-Stake System?

It’s time to find out what the protagonists have to say. In TALKING HEADS, Bitcoinist will ask the experts about the cryptoverse’s overarching themes and latest news. This time, we have an all-star cast that’s as diverse as the times we’re living in. Prepare to have your mind electrified by these talking heads’ ideas and reasoning. Related Reading |...

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