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This Week in Crypto

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Sept. 30th: Block.One Pays “Only” $24m In SEC Settlement

Block.One is due to pay $24 million in an SEC settlement, over $3 million worth of FSN tokens have been hacked, and Ethereum’s istanbul upgrade arrived early.

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Sept. 29th: Ethereum Istanbul Upgrade Breaks Smart Contracts

Ethereum’s Istanbul upgrade breaks smart contracts on Aragon, Ripple acquires Algrim, and BK Global falls short of paying up for it’s $333 million acquisition of Bithumb.

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Sept. 28th: LedgerX Claims Unfair Treatment By Ex-CFTC Chair

The NBA disallows tokenization of contracts, Harbor receives a broker-dealer license, and LedgerX claims unfair treatment by ex-CFTC Chair Giancarlo.

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Sept. 27th: Lighting Network Vulnerability Patched

The Iranean government is cracking down on mining operations, Core Scientific acquired Honeyminer, and a lighting network vulnerability that allowed attackers to drain users’ funds has been patched.

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Sept. 26th: Bittrex Adopts Chainalysis Tracking Software

Bittrex adopts chainalysis tracking software, a new malware is stealing browser data, and Binance helps UK police find a cybercriminal involved in phishing attacks.

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Sept. 25th: Bug Fix For WannaCryFake Ransomware

Block.One opens a new office near Washington D.C., bitFlyer Europe and USA lists new altcoins, and Emsisoft has released a bug fix for the WannaCryFake bitcoin ransomware.

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Sept. 24th: Kik Messenger Shuts Down Amidst SEC Investigation

Kik messenger is shutting down, CoinShares urges customers to lobby against the UK’s FCA regulations, and the head of Japan’s central bank is calling for international cooperation in regulating stablecoins.

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Sept. 23rd: Facebook Reveals Libra Basket Breakdown

Facebook reveals the Libra basket breakdown, Binance US opens trading, and Matter Labs raises $2 million to research Zero-Knowledge Proofs for scaling ethereum.

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Sept. 22nd: Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Are Live

Bakkt physically settled bitcoin futures are now live, Facebook acquires a chatbox startup, and a formal verification of bitcoin’s lightning network suggest the network is stable.

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Sept. 21st: Wells Fargo Pilots Stablecoin For Internal Settlement

Wells Fargo pilots a stablecoin for internal settlement, Upbit delists 6 privacy coins, and CipherTrace develops a tracker for tracking illicit tokens.

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