The controversy surrounding Justin Sun’s handling of the Steem (STEEM) network continues to grow, with Steem moving to freeze another
Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin lamented what he regards as an example of the “Justin Sun dictatorship,” after the TRON (TRX) founder was
Poloniex asserts that LaunchBase is intended “to help quality blockchain projects grow and further develop their ecosystem,” stating that it will “offer professional advice and guidance”
Following weeks of conflict between the Steem (STEEM) community and Justin Sun, the community-led Hive hard fork was successful.
Major cryptocurrency exchanges Binance and Huobi have announced support for the Steem (STEEM) community’s hard fork to create the new Hive network.
Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao is distancing himself from Tron founder Justin Sun over what has been described by some as a ‘hostile takeover’ of the Steem blockchain.
Huobi claims to have been told by Sun that the Steem network “was at immediate risk of an attack” that would directly impact the exchange’s clients’ assets.
The apparent coup was facilitated by Binance, Huobi, and Poloniex, who staked enormous numbers of STEEM tokens to vote in support of removing the previous witnesses.