Coinbase Accuses the SEC of ‘Using Intimidation Tactics’

Earlier today, Pro-XRP Attorney James Filan tweeted that the SEC "will stop at nothing" to have authority over the crypto space. In the tweet, he revealed that Coinbase believes the SEC is unlawfully stalling the launch of the exchange’s crypto lending program. More crypto enthusiasts have made their stance against the SEC’s ‘intimidation tactics.’   Coinbase's chief legal officer, Paul Grewal, wrote in a blog post that the regulatory agency threatened to sue the company if it launched the feature. Subsequently,…

Crypto Founders Who Have Worked on Multiple Projects

After 2009 when the first decentralized cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was created by Satoshi Nakamoto, many other founders emerged and came up with new projects. These projects either sought to be better than Bitcoin or cover the niches in Bitcoin. Although cryptocurrencies are based on blockchain technology, many individuals are becoming more innovative in the industry. These founders come from various backgrounds including, development, economics, or the corporate world. Their backgrounds and experiences inspire them to develop unique ideas to solve real-world…

Privacy Coins Will Manifest Mainstream Misconception Regarding Bitcoin, Says Coinbase CEO

According to Coinbase’s CEO, Brian Armstrong, in an article, some of the nascent cryptocurrency assets are ready to challenge the traditional financial system with a feature that has been falsely attributed to Bitcoin. The article for Project Syndicate discussed the potency and concerns regarding privacy coins, featuring protocols meant to make transactions untraceable. When it comes to Bitcoin blockchain, it leaves a digital trail of transactions, as against what people think. Armstrong said that although privacy coins such as Zcash and Monero…