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FTX, Pamela Anderson and BTS: the biggest documentaries of 2023

As in years past, the calendar ahead for 2023 documentary remains patchwork at the moment. But it’s already sketched in with celebrity projects (on Michael J Fox, Little Richard, Pamela Anderson and others), overdue re-examinations (on artist Nam June Paik and sex researcher Shere Hite) and rushed-to-completion projects on headlining scams (multiple films on the […]

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Feds launch FTX task force to recover victim assets, continue

The Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office said Tuesday it had created an FTX Task Force to trace and recover assets of victims of the cryptocurrency exchange firm’s collapse and to handle investigations and prosecutions related to the company and other entities. The announcement came as FTX founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried appeared in U.S. District […]

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Web3 Weekly: The New Year Ushers In More FTX Intrigue

This is a weekly feature that will look back at the week that was in crypto, blockchain and Web3, and offer insights and analysis. Check out our previous column here. Normally the beginning of the year can be sluggish for news, but the crypto industry has never followed traditional trends. On Tuesday, disgraced FTX founder […]

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to appear in court Tuesday | CNN

New York CNN  —  Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced founder of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, is set to appear in person in a Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to face charges that include cheating investors out of billions of dollars. Bankman-Fried, known as SBF, is charged with eight criminal counts ranging from wire fraud and conspiracy […]

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The Web3.0 Celebrity: How Artists Can Circumvent Traditional

PARIS, FRANCE – NOVEMBER 30: Weeknd performs during the runway at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion … [+] Show on November 30, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret) Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret When blockchain technology first emerged, most people saw it as the bedrock that ushered in a […]

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Crystal ball of the Web3.0 and DeFi ecosystem for 2023: New

By Neeraj Khandelwal In today’s evolving and fast-paced world the internet continues to be the primary catalyst for change. Web3 is emerging as its new growth engine which is steering the change towards a decentralized, transparent, and creator led economy. The latest iteration of the internet is expected to resolve many fundamental issues of Web2 […]

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Ark Invest CEO Asks Web3 Leaders to Learn from FTX Crash By

Ark Invest CEO Asks Web3 Leaders to Learn from FTX Crash Cathie Wood said thought leaders should assess lessons from crypto crises. She believes Bankman-Fried hated because of its decentralization and transparency. Bahamas regulator seized over $3.5 billion of FTX customers’ assets. As the dust of the crypto market rumble settles, a Web3 leader is […]

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Two top executives plead guilty to fraud in FTX case | Engadget

Top FTX executives close to Sam Bankman-Fried, Caroline Ellison and Zixiao “Gary” Wang, have pleaded guilty to fraud and are cooperating with prosecutors. The pair were convicted “in connection with their roles in the fraud that contributed to FTX’s collapse,” said Damian Williams, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York in a […]

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried agrees to extradition to the US |

When the Bahamas Attorney General’s office announced that it had arrested former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, it noted that the former FTX CEO was likely to be extradited at the request of the United States. Just over a week later, that prediction has come true: Bankman-Fried signed extradition papers on Tuesday afternoon. According to an […]

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FTX Collapse Has Rekindled Security and Reliability Concerns for

The fallout from the collapse of failed crypto exchange FTX is forcing Web3 brands, and projects previously focused on managing the public’s perception, to concentrate on fighting for their very legitimacy, Laura K. Inamedinova, a Web3 marketing expert, has said. Besides just trying to convince backers and investors, Inamedinova said Web3 players have the more […]