March 11, 2022 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin
The US Department of Labor urged “extreme care” for fiduciaries considering crypto as part of retirement portfolios.
The CFTC is asking for public comments on FTX.US’s proposal to offer crypto derivatives trading.
Chainalysis released a set of crypto sanctions monitoring tools to the public for free.
US inflation increased to 7.9% in February.
An alleged ransomware attacker was extradited to the US in connection with a $28.2 million seizure of BTC by Canadian authorities.
Today in Crypto Adoption…
Stripe announced support for crypto businesses and a partnership with FTX.
eBay teased a “digital wallet” in an investor presentation.
The internet arm of SoftBank reportedly plans to launch an NFT marketplace.
- Warner Bros. is dropping a collection of 6 million physical DC-comics trading cards that can be redeemed as NFTs.
The $$$ Corner…
StarkWare, an Ethereum layer-2 developer, is reportedly raising funds at a $6 billion valuation.
- Bessemer, a VC firm, announced a $250 million fund to invest in decentralized tech.
What Do You Meme?
@CroissantEth on ether as a resource:
Web3 Labs’ Conor Svensson on tokens being the web3 equivalent to websites:
Token Terminal on Centrifuge, a bridge that recently secured a Polkadot parachain slot:
On The Pod…
How Justin Sun Has Allegedly Tried to Manipulate Markets and Escape Regulation
Chris Harland-Dunaway, a freelance reporter for The Verge, talks about his most recent investigative story on Tron founder Justin Sun, which details a long string of questionable decisions and actions by Sun. Show topics:
why Justin Sun fled China after the Tron ICO
why Chris’s 15 sources were granted anonymity for this story
why Chris believes that Tron’s market-making team was performing insider trading
how Justin Sun has tried to evade US securities law
what “Operation Couch Cushions” was and how it led to 300 BTC being sent to Poloniex
where Justin Sun is looking for citizenship
what Chris knows about a grand jury investigation into Justin Sun
what Justin Sun had to say about Chris’ allegations
My book, The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze, which is all about Ethereum and the 2017 ICO mania, is now available!
You can purchase it here: http://bit.ly/cryptopians
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