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Daily Crunch: India’s Central Bank says cryptocurrency ‘may even be worse’ than Ponzi schemes


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Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Tuesday, February 15, 2022! We have a busy slate for you today, including news sure to annoy the blockchain faithful, new funds, Facebook’s latest rebrand and more.
But first, in an essay on TechCrunch, former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff argues against “the unfettered ‘side-loading’ of apps.” It is an interesting argument against Windows and the larger Web (we kid), but does raise notable points regarding mobile security and consumer expectations. It’s worth reading regardless of your priors. – Alex
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India continues to debate the fate of cryptocurrencies: A nation’s regulatory and banking bodies debating blockchain technology and its related …

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