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Centralised teams often run the projects, with decentralised projects being far less typical. The future of the NFT ecosystem will be informed by what happens with the Pudgy Penguins project and if it can successfully transition to a decentralised model.
With a central benefit of cryptocurrencies for many users being the privacy they offer, the advancements made in further encrypting blockchain data and allowing transactions to be validated without revealing personal identity is a major step forward in the sector.
UK police have raised a pretty penny through the auction of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency seized from a crypto trader and hacker.
On September 26, Irish firm Wilsons Auctions sold 62 lots of crypto from a stash that included Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Satoshi Vision.
It is the first time that UK police have auctioned off criminally-seized cryptocurrency.
Blockchain outfit Blockstack has raised $23 million in a Securities and Exchange Commission-approved token sale, the first time an ICO has been approved by the regulator.
In June, the Commission granted the decentralised app platform permission to sell its tokens under Regulation A+ — an exemption that allows smaller companies to raise up to $50 million from the public and not just accredited investors. Compared to traditional IPOs, Regulation A+ offerings have lenient disclosure requirements.
The former AWS employee who allegedly hacked Capital One bank in July has been accused of breaching the bank’s cloud servers to mine cryptocurrency.
Paige Thompson – who went by the online moniker “erratic” – was indicted yesterday for stealing data from Capital One and 30 other entities, and has been charged with wire fraud, and computer fraud and abuse, according to Seattle court documents.