Ripple’s community turns on Vitalik Buterin over XRP tweet

Ripple community members have turned on Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin for his tweet on XRP.

XRP already lost their right to protection when they tried to throw us under the bus as “China-controlled” imo:https://t.co/t6cbMtjsEV
— vitalik.

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Crypto Reacts: Arrest Of The Alleged Tornado Cash Developer, A Watershed Moment | Bitcoinist.com

What’s the story around Tornado Cash? The U.S. Department of the Treasury made its case in a press release, but the question still lingers. Because, as many people have pointed out, Tornado Cash is not an institution, but a smart contract in the Ethereum blockchain.

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Ethereum Merge Completes Final Testnet Trial on Goerli – BeInCrypto

Ethereum has conducted its final testnet integration of the Merge. On August 11, the Merge went live on the Goerli testnet.
Ethereum has crossed yet another milestone as it moves toward its proof-of-stake Merge transition next month.

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Tornado Cash Used For Good Causes Too, Vitalik Buterin Asserts As Crypto Community Reacts to Ban – BeInCrypto

Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of the second leading cryptocurrency Ethereum, said he used the now sanctioned by the U.S. government mixing service Tornado Cash.

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Tether also confirms its throwing weight behind the post-Merge Ethereum

Hot on the heels of an official announcement from USD Coin (USDC) issuer Circle Pay, stablecoin giant Tether has now also officially confirmed its support behind Ethereum’s upcoming Merge upgrade and switch to a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism-based blockchain.

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I Used Tornado Cash to Donate to Ukraine: Vitalik Buterin

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Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has publicly acknowledged using Tornado Cash’s privacy protocol to donate to Ukraine’s war efforts.
Buterin’s admission comes a day after the U.S. Treasury added Tornado Cash’s website and smart contracts to its sanctions list.

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Vitalik Buterin Suggests Stealth Addresses for Private NFT Ownership – BeInCrypto

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin proposed stealth addresses as a potential way to obscure NFT ownership. Buterin made a post saying it would be a lighter-weight solution to private NFTs compared to some alternative methods.

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Here’s Why Vitalik Buterin Believes Crypto Payments Will Become Mainstream | Bitcoinist.com

Crypto payments have become more popular, especially following the bull market run in 2021. There are now millions of merchants worldwide accepting cryptocurrency payments through direct and indirect integrations. Even big corporations have jumped on the bandwagon.

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Vitalik: Layer-2 scaling will make crypto payments ‘make sense’ again — KBW 2022

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has argued that crypto payments will once again “make sense” as transaction costs will soon fall to fractions of a cent due to layer-2 rollups.

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Crypto Companies Divided on Proposed PoW Ethereum Forks – BeInCrypto

Ethereum merge is giving rise to factions within the community as opinions abound regarding the direction of a potential fork.
One group, spearheaded by a Chinese miner, proposes a fork to preserve the current consensus mechanism known as proof-of-work.

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Buterin Says PoW Validators Flocking Back to Ethereum Classic Won’t Disrupt Merge – BeInCrypto

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said the upcoming blockchain’s merge to proof-of-stake consensus would not adversely affect miners minting new tokens on the blockchain’s predecessor, Ethereum Classic.

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