Top 5 blockchain news of the week – Week #37 of 2018
A big hello to all you blockchain and crypto enthusiasts and welcome back to OkayKrypto! This week in the blockchain space has been full of ups and down so let’s get started right away! Here's the top 5 news of the week! Can blockchain increase the value of a football fan’s opinion? Paris Saint-Germain is set to become the first football club in the world to hold an FTO which is a Fan Token Offering This will give fans voting rights and rewards which is not a common practice in England and Italy like it is in Germany and Spain! Football clubs in England and Italy tend to be owned and ran by wealthy individuals or corporations without being questioned
Well, we’ve got some hot and fresh news about Google that just dropped! Google removed the popular crypto wallets Bitcoin Wallet, CoPay and BitPay from its Play Store without warning! How rude! It definitely seems like Google has something against crypto Crypto is a “Poor Form of Money” for terrorists according to a meeting held in Congress What does this mean? Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and other terrorist groups have all been unsuccessful with their crypto fund-raising campaigns The Chinese government has been cracking down on cryptocurrency trading within China Well, how are Chinese traders still engaging in such activities then? The answer? VPN, guys! And of course, how could we end this week without talking about Ethereum’s decline? Ethereum was down to just $169
12 a couple of days ago which is almost 30% lower than where it was last week! A 16-month low! Ethereum’s Founder, Vitalik Buterin’s comments certainly didn’t help when he said that the days of massive growth were over! And, that wraps up our coverage for this week! Stay tuned for our weekly Friday uploads where we will give you guys the latest blockchain and crypto news! Don’t miss out, subscribe now and click on that bell icon next to the subscribe button to be notified of our uploads!