Celebrities called out for shilling NFTs: Nifty Newsletter, Aug 10–16

In this week’s newsletter, read about how Justin Bieber, along with other celebrities, was called out to disclose their connections to nonfungible token (NFT) firms. Check out the market performance of blue chip NFTs and how NFT games have an advantage over traditional gaming business models. In other news, learn about how OpenSea is implementing new ways to combat NFT theft. And check out how experts feel about carbon offset NFTs that aim to help the environment.  Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton among 19 celebs called out for shilling NFTs Consumer…

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Celsius Approved to Sell Mined Bitcoin, Customer That Lost 50,000 USDC Insists Her Regulated Stablecoins Should Be Treated Differently

On August 16, the crypto lender Celsius Network has been approved by a bankruptcy court judge to sell bitcoin the company previously mined to continue funding specific operations. The following day, the company’s attorney detailed that Celsius has been offered cash injections, but the lawyer did not disclose who offered the funds and how much was presented. Celsius Approved to Sell Mined Bitcoin, Lawyer Says Firm Approached With Cash Offers, Company’s Mining Operation Has 58,000 Mining Rigs Deployed A Southern District of New York court order signed by judge Martin…

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