DeFi Founders Debate Whether to Resist or Embrace Regulation

DeFi founders debated whether to embrace or resist regulation in the marketplace at the LA Blockchain Summit…

Terra’s Shade-Filled SEC Lawsuit Signals Crypto is Now Ready to Fight Back

Another crypto bull run, another whirlwind of regulatory pressure. But if Terraforms Labs’ lawsuit is any indication,…

If Crypto Regulation is Inevitable Then Let's Get Smart About Adapting to It

This column argues that DeFi and crypto regulation is not to be feared but embraced as the…

MakerDAO Ponders the Unthinkable as Members Debate Incorporation and Paying Taxes

Should DAOs pay taxes? And, if so: Where? There’s a conversation underway in MakerDAO about how it…
A Call to Action: How to Mobilize and Save the Crypto Movement

A Call to Action: How to Mobilize and Save the Crypto Movement

Yesterday, Connor Spelliscy and Holmes Wilson argued that the cryptocurrency industry is confronting an existential crisis. In Part 2 of this Defiant Essay, Connor and Holmes issue a call to action and lay out a primer for mobilizing the community…
Crypto Endangered: Confronting An Existential Threat

Crypto Endangered: Confronting An Existential Threat

In Part 1 of this Defiant Essay, Connor Spelliscy and Holmes Wilson argue that the cryptocurrency industry is confronting an existential crisis. The cause: unwise and unjustified regulation that could thwart the promise of the crypto movement.  Smart contracts may…
DAOs Will be Ready the Next Time Washington Comes After Crypto

DAOs Will be Ready the Next Time Washington Comes After Crypto

It didn’t take long for DeFi’s rank-and-file to mobilize after the U.S. Senate ran roughshod over the community’s concerns last week. An array of players in decentralized finance are now marshaling forces to stand up for the industry. On Friday,…
Senate Committee Calls for Crypto Regulations, Labeling Decentralization "Phony"

Senate Committee Calls for Crypto Regulations, Labeling Decentralization "Phony"

Brace yourself Defiers: Government regulation in the U.S. is looking more and more like an inevitability. On July 27, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs conducted a hearing to explore potential regulation needs for the cryptocurrency…

Decentralized or Not? The Uniswap Protocol and Interface Are Different Beasts

Uniswap is one of the few DeFi protocols that runs fully permissionlessly, without interruptions or possible human intervention. It’s considered to be the gold standard for the space, which is why it was so jarring when management behind the decentralized…
EU Regulators Propose Crypto Clampdown

EU Regulators Propose Crypto Clampdown

European Defiers better buckle up, because regulators in the EU are attempting to tighten the rules on crypto transfers.  On July 20, the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, announced a package of legislative proposals to strengthen…

1Inch Launches DeFi Wallet for IOS

1Inch released 1Inch Wallet, a non-custodial DeFi wallet for IOS yesterday. At launch, 1Inch Wallet’s features primarily revolve around swaps, with plans to introduce staking, governance, and liquidity pools in the future. 1Inch Wallet offers IOS users the same settings…

1Inch Aims to Reduce Gas Fees With V3

Version 3 of the 1Inch DEX Aggregation Protocol is launching with a focus on facilitating lower gas fees. 1Inch v3 has aimed to optimize its assembly code to reduce gas fees applying to swaps using Uniswap v2 and its forks.…
1Inch Expands to Binance Smart Chain

1Inch Expands to Binance Smart Chain

1INCH is expanding into Binance Smart Chain (BSC), one of the first major Ethereum-based DeFi projects to make the jump.  “Crossing the hell of burned #Ethereum lands our hero stumbles upon the mysterious yellow portal,” the project tweeted today. BSC…
1inch Fuels DeFi Airdrop Trend With Christmas Present

1inch Fuels DeFi Airdrop Trend With Christmas Present

DEX aggregator 1inch surprised DeFi users with a holiday treat with the release of the 1INCH governance token on Christmas Eve. 1INCH features a total supply of 1.5B tokens, which unlocks every 6 months over the course of the next…

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