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Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey discuss historical moments in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space, mainly focusing on frauds, exchange hacks, exit scams, and other malfeasance.

Crypto Critics' Corner Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin

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    • 5.0 • 32 Ratings

Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey discuss historical moments in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space, mainly focusing on frauds, exchange hacks, exit scams, and other malfeasance.

    Stablecoins will Fork your Chain if they Want to Fork

    Stablecoins will Fork your Chain if they Want to Fork

    Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey talk about the concept that maybe stablecoins play an intimate role in how successful a fork of a major cryptocurrency is or whether the cryptocurrency forks at all.

    • 22 min
    The Tether Papers (feat. David Canellis of Protos)

    The Tether Papers (feat. David Canellis of Protos)

    Today we dissect The Tether Papers along with one of the main authors, David Canellis - also the head of the Protos newsroom.

    Please follow along at home by reading The Tether Papers here: https://protos.com/tether-papers-crypto-stablecoin-usdt-investigation-analysis/

    • 46 min
    The President's Working Group and Algo Stablecoin Woes

    The President's Working Group and Algo Stablecoin Woes

    In today's episode Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey discuss the President's Working Group, which recently released a report on stablecoins, and the issues that the creator of TerraUSD (an algorithmic stablecoin) is facing.

    • 24 min
    Tracking Tether and Working on Ethereum Layer 2 (with Daniel Goldman)

    Tracking Tether and Working on Ethereum Layer 2 (with Daniel Goldman)

    Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey are joined by a good friend and special guest Daniel Goldman, an engineer working on the Ethereum layer 2 solution called Arbitrum, but who is also a cryptocurrency critic. Daniel helped create a Twitter bot that allowed skeptics to follow any and all Tether prints for years, and without his work the chore of monitoring every large Tether print during the early days would've been an annoying errand. 

    • 51 min
    Decentralization and Tribalism (featuring Oliver Beige)

    Decentralization and Tribalism (featuring Oliver Beige)

    Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey talk with Oliver Beige, an engineer turned economist, who tell us whether decentralization is sustainable and how tribalism plays a role.

    • 40 min
    Taiwan and Tether (with Sam Reynolds)

    Taiwan and Tether (with Sam Reynolds)

    Today Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey are joined by Blockworks author Sam Reynolds, a Taipei-based reporter, who discusses the early history of Tether in Taiwan and what can be implied by their issues with their early banking partners.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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32 Ratings

32 Ratings

ZZ1949 ,

Fantastic

It’s incredible that the Tether scam is still going.

Dc homes ,

Impressive and thoughtful

Impressive and well thought out dialogue on the space and the troubling aspects around tether.

Dildo55665665 ,

Shut Up and Take my Tetherinos!!

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