CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how …

‘Cryptocurrency is Freedom!’ — Interview with Ambazonian Secessionists

CCN recently covered a story about AmbaCoin, an Ethereum-based cryptocurrency created by secessionist leaders in the Ambazonian region of southern Cameroon. As a follow-up, we sat down with Chris Anu, the separatist movement’s Secretary of State for Communications and IT, to discuss AmbaCoin and the prospects of cryptocurrency as a means of enabling freedom and …

SEC Chair Jay Clayton’s Mass Crackdown On Crypto Industry Roil GOP Lawmakers

Jay Clayton, the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, is coming under fire from Republican lawmakers amid growing concerns over his harsh approach to regulatory enforcement — which critics claim strangles the free market and inhibits technological innovation. In 2018, the SEC launched a massive crackdown on the crypto industry, which has been …

Swamp not Drained? US Voters Fear Politicians Will Misuse Crypto Funds

Mistrust of politicians is nothing new, but the perception that bitcoin and other crypto tokens are unregulated has heightened the suspicions of eligible US voters. According to a survey conducted by blockchain research firm Clovr, 64 percent of respondents across the US political landscape were fearful of politicians coming up with ways to illegally take advantage …

Cryptocurrency ‘More Centralized than North Korea’: NYU Economist

New York University (NYU) economist Nouriel Roubini is scheduled to testify later this week during a U.S. Senate hearing on blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, and the noted bitcoin basher appears to be preparing for his testimony by trying out some new criticisms of the nascent asset class. Ethereum Co-Creator a ‘Dictator for Life’ Writing on …

Explaining the Recent Market Performance

Just when it appeared that the cryptocurrency market was about to bottom out just a fortnight ago (with Bitcoin reaching a reported 14-month volatility low), the market subsequently started displaying indicators of a directional shift. Last week however, we saw a short-term appreciation in value. In typical crypto fashion it was just as rapid if …