'Only in Crypto': What the OKEx Mess Says About New and Old Finance

On Friday morning, as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges of security for even the largest exchanges.

CoinDesk Insights
Oct 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:11 a.m. UTC

When will we ever learn? Not your keys? Not your coins.

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On Friday morning, as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges of security for even the largest exchanges.

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