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CryptoCompare Launches Exchange Benchmark in Response to Concerns Over False Volume Reporting

London-based crypto data provider CryptoCompare has launched an Exchange Benchmark product that ranks over 100 crypto spot exchanges worldwide. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 12.According to CryptoCompare, the new product has been launched in response to growing industry concern sparked by

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Bitcoin Crawls Past $3,800, But You Shouldn’t Trust This False Recovery

The bitcoin price started Monday with a small recovery to compensate for Sunday’s massive losses, but crypto investors shouldn’t get their hopes up.Bitcoin (BTC/USD) established its intraday high at $3,861, up around 1 percent for the 24-hour period. On Sunday, the pair dropped approximately 10 percent in just 9 hours

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Blockchain’s Promise of a Trustless System Is False, Wired Author Argues

An opinion piece published by American online magazine Wired on Feb. 6 has leveled criticisms at the promise of new blockchain-based architectures of trust. The article’s central argument is that trust is not eliminated, but rather displaced, in blockchain systems — principally from institutions and social conventions onto technology.The article’s

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Maltese Celebrities Notify Police After False Report of Involvement in Crypto Investment Scheme

A Maltese actor and two hosts of a local TV show have notified the police after a false report that they are involved in a Bitcoin investment scheme called “Bitcoin Revolution.” The story was reported by the Malta Independent and Malta Today on Thursday, Jan. 10.As per the Malta Independent,

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US SEC Suspends Securities Trading of Nevada-Based Firm for False Crypto Claims

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended securities trading of a Nevada-based firm for making false claims that its cryptocurrency trading activities were approved by the SEC, according to an announcement published Oct. 22.Per the SEC’s order, in August 2018 American Retail Group, Inc. aka Simex Inc. published

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