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A crypto site called out Bored Apes’ ties to Nazi ideology—hours later it retracted the piece

A historian wrote about hidden fascist imagery in Bored Apes NFTs. The article was retracted 10 hours later.

On Feb 1, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Judge rules bankrupt crypto company Celsius has the rights to $4.2 billion in user deposits

A judge ruled that the company's Terms of Use gave Celsius the right to user assets.

On Jan 5, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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New service buys ‘worthless’ NFTs so people can write off the losses on their taxes

Unsellable hopes to create 'the ultimate artifact of the early days of web3.'

On Dec 29, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘They literally traced it’: Libertarian Party shares antisemitic meme about FTX Crypto’s collapse

"*Sets the 'Libertarian Party spreading neo-Nazi agitprop' counter back to zero*."

On Nov 15, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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FTX crypto collapse prompts bizzare theory Biden sent money to Ukraine to funnel back to Democrats

FTX converted crypto donations to cash.

On Nov 14, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Cryptocurrency in Turkey is booming—is a crackdown looming?

Its fate is unclear.

On Nov 11, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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Twitter revels in irony as ‘Baron of Bitcoin’ Dave Portnoy stupefied about what happened to his crypto when FTX collapsed

'Future Ponzi schemer is confused about being Ponzi schemed.'

On Nov 10, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Crypto pump-and-dump schemes are clogging up everyone’s Twitter DMs

PumperRick wants to help you get rich.

On Oct 18, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Metaverse stripping is being pushed as a new lucrative side hustle on TikTok—but it’s a low-key NFT scam

'This is your sign to fake being a girl and start stripping in the metaverse.'

On Oct 5, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Kim Kardashian to pay $1.3 million for pushing crypto ‘scam’

The feds are keeping up with the Kardashians

On Oct 3, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Coinbase launches crypto ranking scale for politicians

Coinbase banned ‘politics’ in the workplace—now it’s raising money for pro-crypto politicians

The company previously banned political discussions in the workplace.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A congressman is pushing the Treasury Department to let law-abiding crypto users get their money from Tornado Cash

The sanctioning of Tornado Cash has drawn the ire of the crypto community.

On Aug 23, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Robinhood fined $30 million for failing to police cryptocurrency trading on its app

The fine comes as Robinhood lays off 23% of its workforce.

On Aug 3, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Martin Shkreli announces new crypto-backed, blockchain-based drug company, which definitely won’t be another Ponzi scheme

Surely it will be entirely on the level.

On Jul 25, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Amid crypto crashes, blockchain evangelists at the Consensus Creator Summit remain optimistic about creators’ opportunities in Web3

Cutting through the optimism were frequent and welcomed acknowledgements of the uglier side of Web3

On Jun 16, 2022 by Grace Stanley