On Monday, it was reported that some of Bitmain’s customer data was allegedly compromised. Users on the Bitmain forum have recently stated that the company’s implementation of two-factor authentication inadvertently locked them out of their accounts.
In light of the SEC’s recent guidance regarding The DAO, ShapeShift will review the tokens listed on its platform. ShapeShift may delist tokens that could be classified as securities under the Howey Test.
Today, Protocol Labs raised close to $200 million through its Filecoin token offering, adding to the $52 million it raised during a pre-sale. As additional investments are received and confirmed, Filecoin may surpass Tezos as the largest token offering on record.
These new, more detailed, guidelines from MAS are sure to have an impact on development in Singapore, which is a hub for blockchain technology-based startups, by providing consumers and developers alike a guideline for best practices.