Retraction: BAYC Founder Opinion Piece

The content of the previously published piece did not meet CoinDesk's editorial standards.

AccessTimeIconJan 31, 2023 at 3:28 p.m. UTC
Updated Feb 1, 2023 at 4:52 p.m. UTC
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Editor-in-Chief's note (Jan. 31, 2023, 23:54 UTC): The column by a first-time external contributor was based on inflammatory, unsubstantiated conspiracy theories and as such never should have been published. Accordingly, the content has been removed. We apologize for the editorial lapse.


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