In this episode of Chit Chat Money Bennett joins to discuss Tether, a problematic stablecoin.
I went on the Proof of Work show to discuss Tether, Bitcoin, Bitfinex, and crypto in general
Cas Piancey and Bennnett Tomlin are joined by David Canellis to discuss the recently released investigative report on Tether, the Tether Papers.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the impact of the President's Working Group Report on Stablecoins and the outsized influence Tether appeared to have.
I consider the implications of the President's Working Group Report on Stablecoins and how predictable many of the recommendations were.
Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey are joined by Daniel Goldman to discuss Arbitrum, Lightning, Layer-2's, and tracking Tether.
https://cryptocriticscorner.com/2021/10/17/episode-30-taiwan-and-tether-with-sam-reynolds/ https://anchor.fm/s/4fa795b4/podcast/rss https://youtu.be/73kQmuGGIt8 In this episode Cas and I are joined by Sam Reynolds of Blockwords to discuss the importance of Taiwan to the Tether story. Taiwan is where Tether originally started and where they originally banked. AnchorSpotifyAppleGoogleOvercastRSS Feed
Bitfinex and Tether both had to settle with the CFTC for deceptive behavior.
https://cryptocriticscorner.com/2021/10/09/episode-29-the-pandora-papers/ https://anchor.fm/s/4fa795b4/podcast/rss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mEgKTXnTWY In this episode Cas and I discuss the Pandora Papers, why they are important, what has been revealed, and most importantly why this type of journalism is so valuable and so important. AnchorSpotifyAppleGoogleOvercastRSS Feed
I have struggled for years to parse Tether's behavior. It is very difficult to determine which of their inexplicable actions are motivated by incompetence, by negligence, by desperation, or by malice. Were they unbacked because they were taking advantage of their users, because they thought they had no better option, or because they didn't realize … Continue reading Tether’s Change of Heart