Mt. Gox Whistleblower Alleges Shadow-Ban on Twitter for Coronavirus Analysis

Ryan Selkis, the CEO of crypto market analysis software firm, Messari, and long-time cryptocurrency commentator, has reportedly been shadow-banned on Twitter for his coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Messari runs a tracking service that provides updates on the number of coronavirus cases globally, including state/provincial data for several countries. Ryan Selkis and Messari Appear to Stoke Twitter’s Ire Selkis posted to Messari’s website on March 20 announcing that both his personal and professional accounts had been shadow-banned on the popular social media platform, Twitter. In the post, Selkis states that…

Blockchain Analysis Helps Bust ‘Mr Dark’s’ Rape and Child Porn Site

A Dutch national known as ‘Mr Dark’ — who allegedy made $1.6 million in cryptocurrency from hosting violent rape and child pornography videos — has been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in the District of Columbia. Michael Rahim Mohammed, 32, allegedly operated the ‘Dark Scandals’ website, which has operated on both the darknet and the normal web since 2012. The site hosted more than 2000 videos and images, and advertised that it offered “real blackmail, rape and forced videos of girls all around the world.” Users could pay for…

AdEX Enables Staking Rewards, Price Impact Analysis

AdEX is set to incentivize investors who lock their ADX tokens for an extended period of time. The new feature could have serious implication on the price of this cryptocurrency. Staking ADX Rewards The AdEX team announced the official introduction of its staking portal. This platform allows ADX holders to earn rewards while contributing to the network. Starting today, users will be able to see, earn, and withdraw their rewards from the staking portal. Unlike other staking systems, the AdEx Registry—an application that allows publishers and advertisers to appoint publicly…