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'I Would Never Date a Crypto Guy Again.' What Women Say About Dating in Crypto

Three women share how greed, gluttony and pride have turned them off from dating crypto bros.

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Designer Drug Markets Get Boost From Crypto

Novel psychoactive chemicals with names like 2C-B, AMT and 5-MeO-DMT are freely available at online marketplaces and digital currencies help facilitate the global trade.

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In Defense of Crime

Crime can be an important signal that something in society needs reforming, writes David Z Morris. Financial surveillance that attempts to completely prevent crime could just make things worse in the long run. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.

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The Sex Club, Tokenized

Daniel Saynt’s Manhattan sex club has plans for NFT membership and its own NSFW token. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.

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Can Crypto Save the Cannabis Industry?

The legal cannabis industry’s problems go much deeper than a lack of access to banking. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.

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As the Gun Market Moves to Crypto, Deeply Private Owners Reveal More Than They May Know

Lobbyists don’t want the government to track guns with a registry but the blockchains driving crypto act like one. This piece is part of CoinDesk’s Sin Week.

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How to Pay for Porn With Crypto

Artists and workers in the sex industry routinely face problems with traditional finance, making the case for crypto as a preferred payment.

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Introducing Sin Week: Sex, Drugs, Guns and Web3

Private lives, public ledgers.

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Why Crypto Winter Hasn’t Dulled the Passion for Web3 Sex Work

Dead Discords, derailed roadmaps and shrinking market caps have not deterred those who think crypto could reshape adult entertainment for the better.

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The Metaverse Casino That Wasn’t

ICE Poker drives 60% of Decentraland’s traffic. Is it a casino? More like a casino-that’s-not-a-casino.

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Binance Froze Russian Gun Maker's Crypto Assets, Amid Ukrainian Pressure

Vladislav Lobaev, a Russian gun manufacturer, raised $21,000 in crypto for the war in Ukraine before the world’s largest crypto exchange locked down the funds.

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Web3 Is Still Censoring Sex Workers

Internet decentralization has not stopped the shadow-banning of sexual images, adult performers say.

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The Perverse Impacts of the Anti-Money-Laundering System

Do anti-money laundering rules actually stop crime, and is it worth the costs to privacy and fairness?

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Criminal Crypto Use Is Growing, but That’s Just Half the Story

Data suggests that while authorities are getting better at sniffing out dark web markets, dark web markets are getting better at not getting sniffed out.

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One Ex-Sex Worker’s Web3 Solution to Ethical Porn Consumption

Crass Kitty, founder of adult content platform Proof of Peach, describes how Web3 tools can make porn creation and consumption more ethical.

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Beyond the Silk Road: Crypto Needs a Regulatory Course Correction

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists' crypto and illicit finance expert says the industry needs to be more than "reluctant good citizens." This article is part of CoinDesk’s Sin Week.

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When White Hat Hackers Go Bad

Even the most ethical hacker can be lured in by the seven deadly sins of pen-testing. This article is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week series.

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The Perverse Impacts of the Anti-Money-Laundering System

Do anti-money laundering rules actually stop crime, and is it worth the costs to privacy and fairness?

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Digital Liberation: How Blockchain Can Be Sexy (and Safe)

Tech is changing the way individuals live and innovate. How will this affect "the oldest profession," sex work? This article is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.

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Introducing Sin Week: Sex, Drugs, Guns and Web3

Private lives, public ledgers.

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In Defense of Crime

Crime can be an important signal that something in society needs reforming, writes David Z Morris. Financial surveillance that attempts to completely prevent crime could just make things worse in the long run. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.

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Why It Can Feel Good to Be Bad in the Metaverse

Virtual reality is fun. It’s a release. But when does it become a little too real? This article is part of CoinDesk's "Sin Week."

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Why the Marijuana Industry Needs Crypto

As Congress fails to open up the financial system for the cannabis industry, crypto offers a promising alternative.

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