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Oct. 3rd: MakerDAO Patches Critical MCD Bug

U.S. lawmakers ask the Federal Reserve to consider creating a digital dollar, IKEA settles an invoice on Ethereum, and MakerDAO patches a critical bug.

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Oct. 2nd: Coinbase Pays 1.25% APY On USDC Holdings

Coinbase will start paying users 1.25% on USDC holdings, six Japan brokerages formed an STO association, and Parity Technologies released Parity Signer v3.0.

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Oct. 1st: ENS Short-Name Auction Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been found in the ENS short-name auction, Binance and Polychain invest In Founders Bank, and Nebulous reaches a $225K SEC settlement.

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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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