Before the presidential campaign, John McAfee had long been known in the crypto space for his contentious Twitter account, where he used to promote altcoins in between tweets about bitcoin’s price (with infamous phallic bets) and alternate history. Now, however, the altcoin promotions are off the table—but the conspiracy theory claims are definitely not—as McAfee gears up for a 2020 U.S. presidential campaign that has the catchy slogan, “Don’t Vote McAfee.”
The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2020
The individuals moving, shaking, and shaping cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology right now
Coming up with a list of the 100 most influential people in crypto and blockchain is hard in any year. But doing it in 2020 is particularly rough. That’s because the industry didn’t just advance last year, it went mainstream. And that makes “influence” a lot harder to define.
‘If legislation does not exist, is everything permitted?’: An in-depth look at Russia’s long path to crypto legislation
Russia has been struggling to pass comprehensive cryptocurrency reform for over two years. With the bill on crowdfunding finally set to go into effect in 2020, what’s going on with the arguably more crypto-related bill on digital financial assets?
Russia’s path to cryptocurrency legislation been long and complex, but that’s nothing out of the ordinary for a country seems to do a lot of things the hard way.
‘After the flood comes rainbows and sunshine’: Bancor’s Guy Benartzi on state of the crypto space
The co-founder of the liquidity-focused blockchain protocol spoke with Modern Consensus at the Ethereal Summit about the possibilities for a multi-blockchain, multi-crypto world
Bancor co-founder Guy Benartzi’s talk at the Ethereal Summit in Tel Aviv on September 15 was straightforward: he wanted to discuss the company’s Year 3 roadmap, and he wanted to share the new creator.eco platform—built on the Bancor protocol—that helps content creators monetize through a staking system.