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Telegram CEO Pavel Durov
Telegram's TON Was Built on Sand. Its Failure Isn't All Bad For Crypto
Telegram's Pavel Durov rails against the SEC's "ossification." But his TON project was always on shaky ground legally-speaking, says Preston Byrne.
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov
Telegram Caves to US Regulators: Delays Blockchain Launch, Offers to Return $1.2B to Investors
Messaging app Telegram postponed the launch of its TON blockchain on Wednesday, triggering a costly clawback clause in its agreement with investors.
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov

Telegram mobile app
Making Sense of the SEC's Case Against Telegram
Telegram lost another round in court against the SEC and now can’t launch its $1.7 billion token sale. What does it mean for the crypto industry and other startups that sold t...
Telegram mobile app

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Judge Denies Telegram's Request to Issue Gram Tokens to Non-US Investors
A federal judge denied Telegram's request to issue Gram tokens to non-U.S. investors.
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Fedor Skuratov, the founder of the TON Community Foundation / photo courtesy of Skuratov
Devs Plot Launch of Telegram's Blockchain Without Company's Involvement
Developers are discussing ways to launch Telegram's blockchain without the messaging app company's participation, following a court order tying its hands.
Fedor Skuratov, the founder of the TON Community Foundation / photo courtesy of Skuratov

CAPTAIN OF INDUSTRY: Roman Abramovich, owner of the Chelsea soccer club, invested $10 million in Telegram’s token sale through a British Virgin Islands-based entity, court papers indicate. (Image: Shutterstock.)
Russian Oligarch, Ex-Cabinet Minister Invested in Telegram's ICO, Court Filing Says
Roman Abramovich, owner of the Chelsea soccer club, invested $10 million in Telegram’s $1.7 billion token sale through a British Virgin Islands-based entity, court papers indi...
CAPTAIN OF INDUSTRY: Roman Abramovich, owner of the Chelsea soccer club, invested $10 million in Telegram’s token sale through a British Virgin Islands-based entity, court papers indicate. (Image: Shutterstock.)

CFTC
CFTC Asked to Provide Opinion in SEC Case Against Telegram ICO
A U.S. judge has asked lawyers from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to provide an opinion in the case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a...
CFTC

Telegram mobile app
Telegram Drops Technical White Paper for Blockchain SEC Is Trying to Halt
Telegram has revealed more details about its TON blockchain's block validation process, even as it fights the SEC in court over its $1.7 billion token sale.
Telegram mobile app

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SEC's Court Hearing on Telegram Token Delayed Till Next Year
The messaging app company and the SEC will now meet next February to debate the regulator's claim the gram token is a security.
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Telegram's Blockchain Will Be Compatible With Ethereum: Source
Telegram's new blockchain project will be able to support dapps built for ethereum, says TON Labs CEO Alexander Filatov.
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