Month: November 2018

Understanding the Different Types of Airdrops

Understanding the Different Types of Airdrops The term “airdrop” describes a distribution event that occurs when a cryptocurrency decides to distribute tokens to users for any reason. For example: A distribution event that occurs after an ICO goes live and the smart contract for the ICO sends new tokens to the existing addresses of users who […]

The Making of the First US ICO Fraud Case

The Making of the First US ICO Fraud Case In common law systems, it is precedent that informs judicial approaches to new and previously unaddressed matters. The precedent that will likely shape the body of U.S. case law on fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) is currently being forged in a federal court in the New […]

What is a crypto currency Airdrop?

What is a crypto currency Airdrop?      How to get free tokens on Airdrop? In cryptocurrency, the term “airdrop” is used to describe a type of distribution event for a cryptocurrency where tokens are distributed to existing wallets. Or more simply, an event where “free coins” or coins purchased during a pre-sale are “dropped” in […]

IBM and Columbia University Launch Two Blockchain Startup Accelerators

IBM and Columbia University Launch Two Blockchain Startup Accelerators    IBM and Columbia University announced the introduction of two new blockchain startup accelerators as critical components of their center for research, education, and innovation in blockchain technology and data transparency. IBM Network and Columbia Launch to accelerate industry adoption The joint venture, part of the […]

Airdrop of Crypto Tokens Hits Regulatory Flak

Airdrop of Crypto Tokens Hits Regulatory Flak On August 14, 2018, the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued a cease and desist order (the “Tomahawk Order”) against Tomahawk Exploration LLC (“Tomahawk”) and David Thompson Laurance (“Laurance”) for their actions in connection with an initial coin offering of digital assets called “Tomahawkcoins” or “TOM” (the […]