Bitfinex and Tether are two of the most important companies in the cryptocurrency ecosystem with complex and interconnected histories that matter deeply to understanding the industry.
A Non-Exhaustive List of Bitfinex and Tether’s Misdeeds and Red Flags
Bitfinex and Tether have done a variety of problematic things in their history.
Is Cash App a Fraud?
https://youtu.be/-kEe0PY05jg Block, formerly Square, the company behind popular payments application Cash App; has been accused of fraud by short-selling firm Hindenburg Research. I dug deep into the report to try to access the claims and see whether or not Cash App is really a fraud. Find the Hindenburg report here. Other videos referenced in this … Continue reading Is Cash App a Fraud?
Bennett Reacts to Crypto: The World’s Greatest Scam
https://youtube.com/live/JMYd0s2_v2Q?feature=share Reacting to the video: Crypto: The World's Greatest Scam live. You can find the original video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORdWE_ffirg Other videos mentioned in this video: Reaction to Web3: A Libertarian Dystopia: https://youtube.com/live/xE4L-R9b_MU?feature=share Gary Vee exploits fans at VeeCon: https://youtu.be/ivYegRqyCjo Nicholas Weaver on Crypto Critics' Corner: https://youtu.be/VMfp4X_HSu4 David Gerard on Crypto Critics' Corner: https://youtu.be/lnSEFrVlVV4 Crypto Critics' … Continue reading Bennett Reacts to Crypto: The World’s Greatest Scam
Gary Vee is exploiting fans at VeeCon
https://youtu.be/ivYegRqyCjo Gary Vaynerchuk runs a convention called VeeCon and rather than hire professionals they have chosen to rely on volunteer labor. Resources: Crypto Critics' Corner video on radicalization: https://youtu.be/x4Ah8zqEgzo Crypto Critics' Corner interview with münecat: https://cryptocriticscorner.com/2022/04/01/episode-64-metaverse-2-venture-capitalist-judgement-feat-munecat/ münecat's video on Gary Vee: https://youtu.be/5Xpx0l6FXJU English Transcript: 00:00:00:01 - 00:00:25:29 Bennett Tomlin Gary Vaynerchuk or Gary Vee, as … Continue reading Gary Vee is exploiting fans at VeeCon
My second appearance on Scam Economy – No Banking. No Staking. No Crypto Services?
https://youtu.be/hrbzoYM5A2A I was lucky enough to be invited back on to Scam Economy to discuss the SEC crackdown on staking as a service and the loss of banking services for cryptocurrency companies.
Bennett Reacts to – FTX: The Legend of Sam
The Financial Times has released a documentary called FTX: The Legend of Sam that takes a look at the collapse of FTX. I decided to do a reaction to the documentary and have some thoughts on how they tried to frame it.
$175 Million and Four Million Fake Users: The Story of Frank’s Fraud
https://youtu.be/PEG9fRVykCE Frank was a financial services application which made it easier for students to fill out the FAFSA. Last year JPMorgan Chase filed a lawsuit against Charlie Javice, the founder of Frank alleging that she had misrepresented the number of users and suing her for fraud. Charlie Javice has now had an opportunity to file … Continue reading $175 Million and Four Million Fake Users: The Story of Frank’s Fraud
Fox News in their own words
https://youtu.be/rspHMZF6jTs I trained an AI to talk like several Fox News hosts and journalists, and then I took their messages from the Dominion v. Fox News lawsuit to show that these people know that they are lying. dominion v fox w textsDownload Transcript: 00:00:00:04 - 00:00:30:12 Unknown Fox News is responsible for spreading an incredible … Continue reading Fox News in their own words
A Eulogy for Twitter
Sunset on the Rock River
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My first appearance on Odd Lots – What is Tether?
https://www.omnycontent.com/d/playlist/e73c998e-6e60-432f-8610-ae210140c5b1/8a94442e-5a74-4fa2-8b8d-ae27003a8d6b/982f5071-765c-403d-969d-ae27003a8d83/podcast.rss I recently went on Odd Lots to discuss how Tether works. Apple Spotify Overcast RSS Feed