Pro-XRP lawyer, John Deaton, suffered a phone hack on June 4 amid a relentless cyberattack over several days. CryptoLaw, an account created by the attorney representing over 76,000 XRP (XRP) tokenholders in the Ripple vs. United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit, responded to the hacker’s tweet from the attorney’s account. CryptoLaw clarified that the
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What do progressive Democrats, Republican national security hawks and Wall Street traders have in common? They are all apparently enlisting in United States Senator Elizabeth Warren’s “anti-crypto army.” The progressive senator’s reported alliance with Marc Cohodes, a Wall Street short-seller who profited from the recent carnage at crypto banks, is the latest example.  Crypto natives
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Top Stories This Week Dogecoin investors accuse Elon Musk of insider trading in amended class-action lawsuit A group of Dogecoin investors has requested leave to amend a class-action lawsuit against tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, alleging he is responsible for insider trading of DOGE and asserting the token is a security under U.S. Securities and Exchange
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Ether’s (ETH) DeFi activity has declined in the bear market and the sector faces further competition from Ethereum’s annual staking reward of 4%, according to Glassnode analysts. However, a DeFi narrative is building around liquid staking derivative (LSD) tokens that could revive Ethereum’s network activity. The percentage of gas consumed by DeFi protocols has dropped
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Lawmakers with the United States House Financial Services Committee and House Agriculture Committee have released a draft discussion offering certain crypto assets a pathway to being labeled digital commodities. According to a discussion draft published on June 2, lawmakers proposed “establishing a functional framework” aimed at providing regulatory clarity for crypto firms in the United
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Christy Goldsmith Romero, a commissioner with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has commented on a proposal amending the government body’s Risk Management Program with respect to digital assets. In a June 1 notice, the CFTC said it would be opening a proposed rule change for amendments to its risk management requirements applicable
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Developers have recently published an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) introducing a new way to use nonfungible tokens (NFTs). With this system, all NFTs can have a smart contract account, allowing them to store other NFTs or crypto tokens.  Cointelegraph spoke with Future Primitive’s Jayden Windle and Benny Giang, the authors of EIP-6551, to explain the
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Officials in Japan are beginning to tighten their stance towards artificial intelligence (AI) after the country’s local privacy watchdog warned the ChatGPT parent company about its data collection methods.  On June 2, Japan’s Personal Information Protection Commission issued a statement, asking OpenAI to minimize the amount of sensitive data it collects for machine learning purposes.
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