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    CryptoCompare starts ranking good, bad, and ugly exchanges

    Top 10 cryptocurrency exchanges announced after grading after the data and indices provider studied more than 100 trading platforms worldwide

    Calling the cryptocurrency trading business ripe with fraud and manipulation, cryptocurrency data and indices provider CryptoCompare has begun rating the reliability of exchanges.

  • Crypto hackers often walk around wearing hoodies and holding useless tokens of fake bitcoin around just in case they get photographed (via Pixabay).
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    MIT’s Stuart Madnick says blockchain’s biggest strengths can also be weaknesses

    Poloniex exchange lenders lost $14.4 million to flash crash decentralization made possible

    An MIT professor’s June 6 warning about some of blockchain’s vulnerabilities came too late for margin lenders on U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex, who lost nearly $14.4 million in bitcoin to a flash crash early last week.

  • According to Bitwise, CoinBene is a 'suspicious' exchange (via Bitwise).
    Bitcoin

    95% of all Bitcoin trades are fake, Bitwise tells SEC

    In a filing to gain approval of an ETF, Bitwise Asset Management proposes tracking 10 ‘honest’ exchanges to alleviate market manipulation concerns

    In an attempt to gain regulatory approval for a Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF), Bitwise Asset Management attacked the accuracy of data listed on cryptocurrency tracking site CoinMarketCap.com. The claim came in a study filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and made public on March 21.