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Buterin urged Terra to focus on compensation to small investors

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The recovery plan for lost funds due to the collapse of the Terra project should give priority to holders of small amounts. This opinion was expressed by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. On May 8, the algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) lost its peg to the US dollar. This happened against the...

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Vitalik Buterin Says Layer 2 Transactions Need to Be Under $0.05

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, finds that Layer 2 transactions need to be lower than $0.05 to be totally acceptable. Recently, the Bankless podcast host, Ryan Sean Adams, tweeted a screenshot of the average costs of transactions for some L2 protocols. Adams wrote that fees wrote that...

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Vitalik Buterin Expects Another Crypto Winter

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Crypto influencer, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said in an interview with Bloomberg that investors might face another crypto winter, mentioning that it isn't entirely bad news. According to him, current low prices provide opportunities to invest and receive increased returns when prices go...

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Vitalik Buterin Talked About the Future of Blockchain Adoption

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In a recent AMA with the network of high school coding clubs and makers, Hack Club, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin answered the questions of participants. He told how he got interested in Bitcoin and joined the community. Vitalik said that putting together the team was the main challenge in...

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India's CryptoRelief Fund Returns $100 M SHIBs to Buterin

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The founder of the blockchain protocol Polygon, and non-profit foundation Crypto Relief, Sandeep Nailwal announced today that there have been discussions with Vitalik Buterin around the Shiba Inu assets he sent to CryptoRelief. Sandeep Nailwal said in a tweet that they have decided to transfer $100...

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Vitalik Buterin About the Ethereum Roadmap and Where It Is

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During a recent podcast of the program Bankless, Vitalik Buterin talked about the future of Ethereum, what the protocol will look like when the upgrades are complete, how much time is needed for it, and more. Buterin said that the previous year was great for the adoption of crypto, mentioning the...

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Vitalik Buterin Looked Back at His Older Crypto Predictions

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Crypto billionaire, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin shared his previous articles written over a decade, where he expressed his views on various aspects of the blockchain industry and cryptocurrencies. On Twitter, Buterin wrote which predictions were correct, which ones were not, and what he...

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Vitalik Buterin Proposes a Solution for High Gas Fees

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The Ethereum blockchain protocol faces issues of scalability and high costs. Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the ecosystem proposed a new way to face the challenges. Recently, he introduced the Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 4488, which suggests decreasing transaction calldata gas price and...

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Vitalik Buterin Talked About Layer 2 and Ethereum Scaling

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Ethereum’s creator, Vitalik Buterin sees Layer 2 solutions as the answer to the network’s scaling. He shared his views during his speech at the 2021 Shanghai International Blockchain Week. Buterin sees Layer 2 as the only reliable way to boost transactions that will not affect the decentralized...

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Vitalik Buterin Doesn't Approve El Salvador's BTC Policy

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El Salvador’s president Nayib Bukele's step of Bitcoin legalization and making local businesses support the coin didn’t get approval of Vitalik Buterin. Although Bukele tweeted in September that BTC would not be forced on everyone, Article 7 of the Bitcoin Law states that every business...

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A Warcraft Issue Motivated Vitalik Buterin to Build Ethereum

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In his bio, published on personal web hosting platform about.me, Ethereum co-founder Vitlik Buterin wrote about the reasons for his creating Ethereum. Buterin says he first understood the negative impact of centralized services while playing World of Warcraft during 2007-2010. His favorite hero...

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Representative of cryptosphere is included in rating of the Time

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At the end of 2018, the world-famous Time magazine first spoke about bitcoin. A column by Alex Gladstein about BTC was published on its pages. The author wrote that cryptocurrencies give people economic freedom. In the future, bitcoin will become an alternative to the modern financial system. Now...

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Vitalik Buterin Talked About His Regrets About Ethereum

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Today, September 2 Vitalik Buterin answers followers’ questions through a Twitter AMA (Ask Me Anything). The youngest crypto billionaire has already expressed his views towards different blockchain and DeFi projects, Ethereum's development, NFTs, and more. Doing a random twitter experiment just...

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Vitalik Buterin Says the DeFi Governance Needs to be Changed

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says the token-based voting system of DeFi platforms must move forward. On August 16, he released a blog post on decentralized governance. Referring to the importance of DevGov in the industry, Buterin also mentioned the flaws of token-based voting. Among the...

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Vitalik Buterin Says Ethereum Must Go Beyond DeFi

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said in his speech during Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC), held in Paris that Ethereum aims to progress beyond the DeFi space. The 4th EthCC began on July 20 and will end on July 22. Buterin referred to DeFi and cryptocurrencies as the most interesting part...

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Fundraising For the Ethereum Documentary Completed

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A documentary movie “Ethereum: The Infinite Garden” will be released. The fundraising started on July 14 is completed. Crowdfunding site Mirror managed the process. Initially, it was planned to raise 750 Ethers. The results surpassed expectations. When the fundraising was over on July 16, the...

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Vitalik Buterin's $25.000 Doge Investment Brought Him $4.3 M

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Ethereum co-founder, the youngest crypto billionaire Vitalik Buterin revealed that he made an investment of $25.000 in Dogecoin in 2016, and in 2020 he sold the coins for $4.3 M. This means that in 3 years the capital raised by around 8000%. Vitalik Butein talked about the deal in terms of the Lex...

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Vitalik Buterin Says Eth2 Takes More Time Than Was Assumed

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Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract now holds over 5 million Eth worth around $13.6 B. The Ethereum environment is in the process of moving from a Proof-of-Work consensus mechanism to a Proof-of-Stake as a step of the system's development. The difference between these two is that PoW requires a lot of...

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