The Dad Dive – July 6 2022

The crypto winter continues. Crypto lender Voyager became the latest large company to file for bankruptcy. This Coindesk report says, “The Toronto-based Voyager filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Tuesday in the U.S. Southern District Court of New York, estimating that it had more than 100,000 creditors and somewhere between $1 billion and $10 billion …

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The Dad Dive – June 8, 2022

New finance faces old problems. Insider trading has raised its ugly head in the world of NFTs. Former OpenSea Product Manager Nathaniel Chastain has been charged with insider trading, wire transfers and money laundering. This CBS report says, “Prosecutors allege that Nathaniel Chastain, 31, capitalized on his role as a product manager at OpenSea to …

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The Dad Dive – June 1, 2022

Cryptocurrency faces a lot of friction in India thanks to the Indian government. But times seem to be changing. This Reuters report says, “Inflation in India should moderate in coming months and the government is ready with its consultation paper on cryptocurrencies, economic affairs secretary Ajay Seth told reporters on the sidelines of an event …

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The Dad Dive – May 4, 2022

A tale of two blockchains: Transaction fees are important on decentralized systems. This was evident from the fact that two blockchains functioned in very different ways this past week. Late Saturday, US Eastern time, the Solana blockchain shut down for seven hours. This happened “…after what one insider called “insane amount of data” flooded the …

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