Tether Releases Asset Breakdown
I wrote up my thoughts on it here.
Cas Piancey and I also did a podcast episode on it:
The Financial Times did some coverage as well and got some great quotes.
Nikhilesh De at Coindesk had some of the best ‘breaking’ coverage of it the morning it came out.
Protos also had some excellent coverage which helped dissect the backing.
Crypto Capital Corp and Backpage
Zhao Dong Tried and Sentenced
Protos Media covers the sentencing and the trial
My co-author Cas Piancey did a summary podcast.
Elon Musk Finally Learns About Bitcoin
This is a really cool item and ruleset if you have players at your table who want to play with a wheelchair.
Protos Media revealed that one of the top Brexit donors Christopher Harborne is a Bitfinex shareholder. It is currently unclear if he is related to Will Harborne, former leader of EthFinex.
I compared Tether to wildcat banks and Liberty Reserve and gave away how I think the story ends.
I spent some time detailing troubling links between the 2015 Bitstamp Hack, the 2015 Bitfinex hack, and the 2017 Tether hack.
This old podcast is worth a listen. Larry Cermak (Director of Research at the Block) and I discuss whether or not Tether is a good actor. He says he would be shocked to find out that Tether was less than 98-99% backed.
I finally got to give this homebrew item to a player in my campaign and they seemed quite excited.
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