Why decentralized media will still be censored

After YouTube struck down crypto accounts this month, it rekindled interest in decentralized media platforms and freedom from censorship. Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance was discussing how to monetize decentralized videos on Twitter and Chico Crypto moved their entire video library to a decentralized file system. The general rhetoric of the crypto space was that

Blockchain Association Exec highlights how Brad Sherman can hurt pro-crypto legislation

In a recent interview with The Scoop, Kristen Smith, Executive Director at the Blockchain Association touched on Brad Sherman’s new Subcommittee role and how it will effect pro-crypto legislation in the future. Sherman is a notorious anti-crypto democrat, having called for a complete ban on buying crypto and comparing the technology to 9-11, but worse. The

DeFi projects like Synthetix and Chainlink are addressed in the Cryptocurrency Act of 2020

A recently surfaced bill called the “Cryptocurrency Act of 2020” aims to delegate regulators power over blockchain based currency, and doesn’t fail to mention recent DeFi innovations in the literature. Specifically, the bill classifies synthetic derivatives, like those used on Synthetix exchange, as cryptocurrencies. “synthetic derivatives that are determined by decentralized oracles or smart contracts;