The SEC Sends a Shot Across the Bow

Nov 8, 2018 at 21:30 UTC

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of crypto token trading platform EtherDelta, with operating an unregistered securities exchange.
  • Most seasoned cryptocurrency users know that blockchains, in their rawest form, aren’t private. But they may not be aware exactly how much information is out in the open.
  • Grow or die. That’s the choice facing crypto exchanges, according to Eric Wall, the blockchain and cryptocurrency lead at Cinnober, a provider of technology to traditional financial markets that’s crossed over into the crypto space.
  • An experimental market on a major crypto exchange suggests that bitcoin cash users may favor the more established version of the software, Bitcoin ABC, ahead of an expected fork this month.
  • Two principals at a Chinese junior high school got in hot water after stealing power from the institution to mine the ethereum cryptocurrency.

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