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Ripple Wins Right to Access SEC’s 2018 Ethereum Emails as XRP Case Rumbles on

Ripple’s protracted legal battle with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken yet another turn – with the firm winning the right to access a much-contested document containing quotes by an SEC official on the matter of whether or not ethereum (ETH) is a security….Read More: Ripple Wins Right to Access SEC’s 2018 Ethereum Emails as XRP Case Rumbles on… Read more →

Tether Freezes USD 160M-Heavy Addresses on Law Enforcement Request

Stablecoin issuer Tether (USDT) froze three addresses on Ethereum (ETH), which together hold USD 160m worth of assets. This has been confirmed by Tether, stating that they have done so upon request from law enforcement, per Coindesk. Per data analytics site Bloxy, Tether itself has so far frozen 563 addresses. Three are listed as having been blocked on January 13…. Read more →

Illicit Activity’s Share in Crypto Shrinks, ‘Significant Problem’ Remains

The growth of legitimate crypto usage is far higher than that of illicit usage, according to blockchain analysis company Chainalysis. However, illicit activity is still “a significant problem.” “Transactions involving illicit addresses represented just 0.15% of cryptocurrency transaction volume in 2021 despite the raw value of illicit transaction volume reaching its highest level ever,” said Chainalysis…. Read more →

Fei-Rari Union Approved, Marking One the Largest DAO Mergers in DeFi History

A vote to merge Rari Capital, an open interest rate protocol that allows the creation of permissionless lending pools, and Fei Protocol, issuer on the native algorithmic stablecoin FEI, was approved on Tuesday at Ethereum (ETH) block height 13850929. Looking at the total value locked (TVL) in these projects, per DeFi Pulse, Rari Capital currently has USD 1. Read more →