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Are ICO Tokens Securities?
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Are ICO Tokens Securities?

Are tokens distributed through initial coin offerings (ICOs) securities? The answer to this question could be very important to investors, as securities must conform to specific registration and disclosure requirements under U.S. law. Unfortunately, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has failed to provide straightforward input on the matter, […]

Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?
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Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?

The novelist L.M. Montgomery once wrote, “It’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.” In the altcoin world, these misunderstandings tend to occur when trying to make sense of the multitude of similar terms that exist. One common headache is the casual interchangeability of terms like “Ethereum,” […]

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)
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Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

I was speaking at a blockchain group a few weeks ago, and all people could talk about were CryptoKitties. “Can you believe people are paying $100,000 for a virtual cat?” “They’ve hit $12 million in sales.” “There’s a guy who’s making a full-time living trading CryptoKitties.” In the math-oriented, male-oriented […]

ICO Regulations by Country
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ICO Regulations by Country

Since we first published this guide to the legality of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in various countries, there has been a hardening of opinions on the acceptability of the risks involved in this investment opportunity. While bitcoin’s historic price spike continues with no signs of abating, China and South Korea’s […]