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Persona 5 Fanzine In Disarray After Lead Organizer Allegedly Embezzles $20,000

Persona 5 Fanzine In Disarray After Lead Organizer Allegedly Embezzles $20,000

Image: Atlus Last night, the creative team behind a highly anticipated fan-made Persona 5 anthology zine announced that its project lead had confessed to spending $27,600 CAD (approximately $21,300 USD) of the zine’s funds for “personal use.” The money was originally intended for printing and shipping unofficial art and merchandise to customers. One of the …

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Destiny 2 YouTube Takedown Revenge Plot Leads To $7.6 Million Bungie Lawsuit

Destiny 2 YouTube Takedown Revenge Plot Leads To $7.6 Million Bungie Lawsuit

Image: Bungie A spree of rogue DMCA takedown notices for Destiny 2 content on YouTube earlier this year has now ballooned into a $7.6 million lawsuit, as Bungie goes after the alleged perpetrator in court. In addition, some Destiny 2 content creators now say they feel “betrayed” after the person who was seemingly responsible denied …

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This Week on Crypto Twitter: Kraken CEO on Company Culture, Plus Reactions to Celsius, 3AC, TRON - Decrypt

This Week on Crypto Twitter: Kraken CEO on Company Culture, Plus Reactions to Celsius, 3AC, TRON – Decrypt

Illustration by Mitchell Preffer for Decrypt This week was easily the industry’s worst of 2022: Prices crashed across the board, with every leading project sinking by double-digit percentages over seven days.  Market leaders Bitcoin and Ethereum hit lows not seen since 2020 as crypto’s total market cap briefly bottomed out near $845 billion, more than …

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A Letter To My Daughter On Father’s Day: I Was Wrong About Bitcoin

A Letter To My Daughter On Father’s Day: I Was Wrong About Bitcoin

This is an opinion editorial by Will Schoellkopf, author of “The Bitcoin Dog” and a soon-to-be father. I was a computer science student at UCLA when I first heard about Bitcoin in 2013. Skeptical of this new magic internet money, it wasn’t long before the Mt. Gox exchange implosion would confirm that skepticism, illustrating just …

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