Our Most Read Stories This Week: a16z Manifesto, Uniswap Fees, Cointelegraph Post Mortem

The Defiant's most read stories for the week of Oct. 16.

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These are the top 10 most read stories on The Defiant during the week of Oct. 16:

  1. There is No Mention of Crypto in Marc Andreessen's Techno-Optimist Essay Marc Andreessen's "The Techno-Optimist Manifesto" doesn't mention crypto or any directly-related term. Not even once.
  2. Uniswap To Charge 0.15% Swap Fee On Website and Wallet Uniswap, the largest decentralized exchange by trade volume, announced it will start charging a swap fee for a select group of tokens on its web app and wallet.
  3. Fantom Foundation Wallets Hacked and Drained in Exploit The Fantom Foundation, the organization behind the Fantom blockchain, has been hit by a malicious attack to a number of its crypto wallets.
  4. Consensys Founder Joe Lubin is Being Sued by Ex Employees in Equity Dispute Early Consensys employees are alleging that Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin cheated them out of equity in the Brooklyn-based company.
  5. The Defiant's Ultimate Friendtech Guide Tips and Resources To Maximize Your Potential Airdrop and Pitfalls To Avoid
  6. Cointelegraph Publishes Post-Mortem After Inaccurate Tweet Sends BTC Flying Prospective Bitcoin spot ETFs are again dominating the headlines, with a tweet from Cointelegraph falsely claiming U.S. regulators had approved BlackRock's proposed ETF triggering violent volatility in the markets.
  7. Reddit Mods Accused of Selling Subreddit Tokens With Inside Information Three moderators of the r/CryptoCurrency subreddit are being accused of using their advance knowledge of Reddit’s decision to sunset crypto-based Community Points to sell their own tokens ahead of the community.
  8. Circle Brings Gasless Transactions To Grab Wallet Users Grab, the Southeast Asian ‘superapp’ servicing 180M users, is teaming up with Circle, the company behind the USDC stablecoin, to offer fee-free NFT experiences for Singaporean users.
  9. Scroll Suffers From Weak Adoption One Week After Mainnet Launch Scroll, the long-awaited Ethereum Layer 2, is suffering from poor adoption roughly one week after discretely executing its mainnet launch.
  10. EtherFi's Liquid Staking Token Live On Goerli Ahead Of Mainnet Launch eETH, the highly-anticipated liquid staking token from EtherFi, is now live on Ethereum’s Goerli testnet ahead of its Nov. 6 mainnet launch.