One of the many promises of decentralized currencies is a shift in control from third party institutions to users: anyone can hold, manage and transact with Bitcoin.

But as third party institutions continue to be a necessity in driving mass adoption, certain cases continue to exemplify the perils of third party trust.

If you haven’t heard, Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has recently been the subject of a number of controversies involving “lost” cryptocurrency, to the tune of nearly $200 million. …

Saif Cheval

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