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‘Augur Scam’ Sparks Centralized Vs. Decentralized Debate on Reddit

According to a Reddit thread on March 19, traders on Augur, a decentralized oracle and peer-to-peer protocol for prediction markets, are being scammed. The Reddit user claims that “some people” in the Augur community are exploiting a design element of the Augur protocol by purposefully creating invalid markets through

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Utah Senate to Debate Blockchain Task Force Creation and Business Incentives

Utah became the latest United States state to consider special treatment for blockchain in a bill set to be heard today, March 4, concerning the definition of the technology.First presented by Republican senator Daniel Hemmert on Feb. 25, the “Blockchain Technology Act,” also known as Bill 0213, aims to

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US SEC Highlights Dedicated ICO Guide Amid Ongoing Regulatory Debate

U.S. regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reiterated guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a tweet Feb. 10, as efforts to formalize the sector continue.A dedicated section of the regulator’s website now lists five aspects of ICOs the SEC considers essential, as well as a separate section

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Litecoin Founder Stokes Debate Over ‘Bitcoin Extremists’ Tweet

Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee has fired community debate with a tweet alleging that “some self-proclaimed Bitcoin Maximalists are actually Bitcoin Extremists.” Lee’s Jan. 6 post argued that:“Some self-proclaimed Bitcoin Maximalists are actually Bitcoin Extremists. They think all other coins are scams and will go to zero. Maximalists think Bitcoin

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