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Nakamoto Terminal CBDC Factbook

Nakamoto Terminal CBDC Factbook is a compilation of intelligence insights on international efforts to create Central Bank Digital Currencies.

The Nakamoto Terminal CBDC Factbook is a compilation of intelligence insights on international efforts to create Central Bank Digital Currencies. Most of the information presented in the Factbook is derived from natural language, financial, and technical datasets collected, cleaned, and enriched by Inca Digital. It relies heavily on the combined experience of Inca team members in software development, finance, and intelligence. Unlike other attempts to aggregate CBDC information, our Factbook is…

Tether's Growing Role in Illegal Activities

Allowing Tether to thrive for years led to new resilience mechanisms. Today, Tether is already in use on five independent blockchains, often dominating their on-chain transactions, and, in some cases, causing network congestion. Current blockchain forensics and market surveillance tools are unable to provide acceptable levels of KYC/AML efficiency.

Tether has been the subject of multiple investigations over the past few years. Most fit in at least one of these categories:

Should Regulators License Blockchain Oracles?

Licensing and endorsing professional oracles is key to improving the overall health of the blockchain ecosystem.

Blockchain oracles, or off-chain data providers, are key players in the blockchain ecosystem - wielding as much if not more power than miners and protocols developers. Often misunderstood and overlooked, they suffer from constant misuse and security vulnerabilities. Licensing and endorsing professional oracles is key to improving the overall health of the blockchain ecosystem.

Elaborate Pump And Dump Scheme Involving Monero, HitBTC, and CoinTelegraph

By following additional surrounding anomalies from HitBTC on NTerminal, we noticed strange connections to otherwise seemingly distinct organizations.

Reliable and accurate data is crucial for understanding any market. While financial signals and metrics associated with an asset modify the decision making of traders, regulators, and financial institutions, crypto finance data still lack credibility. Volumes are widely assumed to be inflated or outright fabricated, project fundamentals (such as the identity of the founders, location of operation, affiliated organizations, or claims made in the white paper) are often difficult to obtain or…