Voice goes dark, Chia wants IPO, Hydra hits $3B

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US Senator urges OCC to rescind bank charters of 3 crypto companies

The OCC is looking into whether bank charters given to 3 crypto companies were all good.

Senator Sherrod Brown has asked the OCC to stop issuing bank charters to crypto companies in an open letter to comptroller Michael Hsu.

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BitTorrent founder’s Chia crypto listed this month. Now it wants an IPO

The company behind ‘green crypto’ Chia raised $61 million and is eyeing an IPO this year

The company behind so-called ‘green crypto’ Chia raised $61 million and its sights are now on going public before the end of the year.

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Block.one sunk $150M into Voice — now it’s an unfinished NFT platform

Block.one is retooling its decentralized social media platform Voice and turning into a NFT platform.

Block.one says its social media platform Voice will totally come back as an NFT-powered system for rewarding content creators.

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Dark web marketplace Hydra has now processed $3.2B in crypto

Dark web marketplace Hydra has now processed nearly $3.2 billion worth of cryptocurrency since 2015.

Russian-language dark web marketplace Hydra has enjoyed 600% growth in transaction volumes since 2018, all powered by cryptocurrency.

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