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Griffin Mcshane

Griffin McShane is a New York transplant currently living in Brooklyn, NY. He is a graduate of Providence College, where he studied both computer science and business, and the University of Maine School of Law, where he earned his JD. Beyond his work writing for CoinDesk, Griffin has written the Inside Crypto newsletter for Jason Calacanis' Inside.com and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He does not hold a material amount of any cryptocurrency.

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How to Get Started Investing in Crypto on Popular Exchanges
For a majority of new crypto users, buying cryptocurrency for the first time will involve using a crypto exchange. Here’s what you need to know about the most popular options.
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Canada Crypto Tax Guide 2022
Like many jurisdictions, crypto assets are treated as "property" in Canada, meaning investors will owe taxes to the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) in certain situations. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Tax Week.
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6 Top Cryptocurrencies You Can Stake: An In-Depth Guide
Make your crypto work for you and earn passively while holding.
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What Are Ethereum Gas Fees?
A gas fee is something all users must pay in order to perform any function on the Ethereum blockchain.
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What Is a 51% Attack?
Bitcoin SV, Verge and Ethereum Classic are all examples of projects that have suffered 51% attacks. But what is it, how does it work, and what damage can it do?
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Ethereum Nodes and Clients: A Complete Guide
The terms “Ethereum client” and “Ethereum node” are often used interchangeably but there is a difference.
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