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Online Ad Ban: May Help Weed out Bad Actors, But Is a Blanket Ban Necessary?

Over the past few months it’s becoming increasingly difficult for crypto startups to advertise their products and services on the internet. This began in January when Facebook announced it was banning ads that are “frequently associated with misleading or deceptive practices,” including initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Soon, other platforms followed suit, including Twitter and Google. Together,… […]

EU Launches Blockchain Observatory and Forum to “Unite” Economy Around Blockchain

The EU throws its weight behind blockchain technology – the European Commission launches the Blockchain Observatory. The European Commission announced in a press release today the launch of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, taking a great step forward aimed at “uniting” the economy around Blockchain. The project will bring together various sectors, including regulators, industry experts, and politicians, […]

Joe Lubin

Part sheriff? Part outlaw? Either way, Joe Lubin appears right at home in the “Wild West” of cryptocurrencies. The leader of a company that’s part ethereum project incubator, part change-the-world commune, Lubin showed no shortage of influence in 2017,…