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DeFi Giant MakerDAO Avoiding Shutdown in the Face of Tanking ETH — For Now

As Ether’s price sees record losses, MakerDAO, the biggest player in decentralized finance (DeFi) on the Ethereum network, is looking at responses including a shutdown — though that possibility remains unlikely at this point.Markets clobber DeFiPer a March 12 call in response to “Black Thursday” losses, developers and MakerDAO

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Lebanon Banks’ Shutdown Is ‘Most Potent Case’ for Crypto: Nassim Taleb

Bitcoin (BTC) proponents are encouraging Lebanese citizens to swap fiat for crypto after it emerged the country’s banks would stay closed.Banks to open “once normalcy restored”In an ongoing Twitter debate which began on Oct. 24, commentators vented anger on behalf of Lebanon’s population, which has been without banking services

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Reddit’s Ethereum-Based Micropayment Service TripJar Announces Shutdown

In a Reddit post, the cryptocurrency micropayment service TipJar announced that the company would shut down their website after six months. The post also urged the company’s customers to withdraw any funds on their accounts before the website is taken down.TripJar is primarily an Ethereum-based micropayment service that allows Redditors

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Thailand: BX Bitcoin Exchange Shutdown Attributed to Stringent Regulations

More updates have emerged regarding the closure of one of Thailand’s largest Bitcoin exchanges, reports the Bangkok Post. Sources say the move was due to the platform not being keen on complying with some of the more stringent anti-money laundering (AML) provisions set forth by regulators. Providing Customer Information As previously reported

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