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Markets

Did Ethereum Learn Anything From the $55M DAO Attack?
Matthew Leising's new book, "Out of the Ether," tells the story of the attack that almost brought down Ethereum. Here he talks with Dan Kuhn.
Sep 20, 2020

Tech

The $55M Hack That Almost Brought Ethereum Down
Matthew Leising's new book "Out of the Ether" tells the history of Ethereum and the story behind the hack that almost brought the network to its knees.
Sep 17, 2020

Markets

CoinDesk Live Recap: The DAO Hack Is Still a Mystery
The DAO attack was a foundational episode in Ethereum history. On Tuesday, CoinDesk Live gathered a handful of blockchain veterans to look back.
Jul 30, 2020

Markets

No Blockchain Is an Island
Blockchain governance is shaped by much more than protocol rules: the underlying internet rails, social norms, markets and laws all have an influence.
Feb 28, 2018

Markets

$35 Million Refund? Developer Appeals to Ethereum for Hack Reversal
An early ethereum developer is speaking out about why he feels a platform-wide software upgrade should be used to help him recover lost funds.
Feb 28, 2018

Markets

2018: The Year We Make Cont(r)act
2017 may have been a historic year in blockchain, but Banca IMI's Massimo Morini argues the seeds for this revolution were sown in 2016.
Dec 15, 2017

Markets

Utility Coins or Crypto Assets? Token Terminology Is One Big Gray Area
Confused by token terminology? You're not alone. Even some of the brightest minds in the space agree there's reason for confusion.
Sep 5, 2017

Markets

LedgerX and CBOE: The CFTC's Trojan Horse in an SEC Turf War
A look at how a new class of cryptocurrency-based financial products impacts the balance of power between U.S. regulators.
Aug 13, 2017

Markets

A 'Howey Test' for Blockchain? Why the SEC's ICO Guidance Isn't Enough
The SEC may have finally published guidance on ICOs, but the vague concepts may not be enough for a new breed of financial professional.
Aug 6, 2017

Markets

More Welcome Than Warning? The DAO Ruling Could Transform Securities
CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at how the recent warning by the SEC could end up changing the regulated securities market.
Jul 31, 2017