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KIN, originally created in 2017 by Kik Interactive to monetize the messaging app, has a market cap of nearly $50 million. (Brady Dale/CoinDesk)
KIN Token Surges Over 20% After Vote to Burn 70% of Supply Passes
The token climbed on news that about 7 trillion KIN tokens worth $156 million will be burned.
KIN, originally created in 2017 by Kik Interactive to monetize the messaging app, has a market cap of nearly $50 million. (Brady Dale/CoinDesk)

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Code Wallet Aims for Fresh Start on Solana After Messy Tale of Kik and KIN
The minimalist payment app is built around the cryptocurrency KIN, which forced its creator – the messaging app Kik – to pay a $5 million fine to the SEC following a $100 mill...
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Economic Unreality: What SEC ICO Precedents Mean for Ripple
The history and future of crypto securities law told in four acts: Kik, Telegram, Library and Ripple.
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Kik's Token Survives SEC Battle, No Barrier to Exchange Listings, Says Kin Foundation
The Kin Foundation says both itself and the Kin token have survived the recently resolved court battle with the U.S. SEC over a 2017 ICO.
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Kik Must Pay SEC $5M, Judge Rules, Ending Yearlong Battle Over $100M ICO
Kik will pay $5 million in penalties as part of a proposed settlement with the SEC, which sued the messaging app last year.
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Judge Rules Kik's Token Sale Violated US Securities Law
A federal judge has ruled Kik's 2017, $100 million token sale violated U.S. securities law, and wants to see a proposal for refunds.
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Telegram's Defeat Isn't 'Binding' in Kik Case, Judge Tells SEC
Kik's proverbial day in court may take a lot longer than Telegram's, if the judge’s response to the SEC during a hearing this week is any indication.
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Kin Community Approves Move From Stellar Fork to Solana's Blockchain
Devs, node operators and the Kin Foundation board have approved its move from a fork of the Stellar blockchain to Solana's network.
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Fed Up With Its Fork of Stellar, Kin Is Looking to Move Onto Solana
The Kin Foundation is seeking to move the kin cryptocurrency onto the Solana blockchain, according to a proposal shared with CoinDesk.
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Kin Foundation Publishes First Transparency Report Amid SEC Court Fight
The Kin Foundation is offering a peek under the hood of its operations with a new transparency report published with Messari.
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