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Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee Responds to MimbleWimble Privacy Vulnerability

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MimbleWimble, the Harry Potter inspired protocol that Litecoin is integrating to become a privacy coin, is in the spotlight but for all the wrong reasons.  Ivan Bogatyy, a venture capitalist with Dragonfly Capital, has published a report drawing attention to a security flaw in MimbleWimble’s privacy model. According to Bogatyy, the “attack traces 96% of … Read more

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What’s Ahead for Litecoin After MimbleWimble-Fueled Privacy Is Added?

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The Litecoin Summit is unfolding in Las Vegas, and MimbleWimble is center stage. Litecoin is on its way to becoming a privacy coin, which for Charlie Lee is about fungibility. The privacy push is a risky one that could cost the coin exchange listings in some countries. It’s no secret that Litecoin wants to become … Read more

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Litecoin’s Charlie Lee Joins Warren Buffett’s Crypto Power Lunch with Justin Sun

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By CCN.com: Tron CEO Justin Sun will be accompanied by Litecoin creator Charlie Lee on his $4.6 million crypto power lunch with billionaire bitcoin skeptic Warren Buffett. Sun revealed on Twitter that he’s thrilled to invite his “good friend Charlie” as his first guest at his July 25 lunch with Buffett. Sun says he’ll announce … Read more

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UFC Fighter Ben ‘Funky’ Askren Shills Litecoin as Price Pumps to $100

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By CCN.com: The Litecoin price has surpassed $100 once again and nobody is more pumped about it than UFC Fighter Ben Askren. The LTC price hasn’t been trading in the triple digits since June 2018, according to CoinMarketCap data. It’s up more than 13% today and Litecoin disciple Askren is shouting it from the Twitter … Read more

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Charlie Lee Tempts Fate, Offloads Physical Litecoin Collectibles in Auction

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By CCN.com: Charlie Lee is selling more Litecoin, but not of the digital variety. After liquidating his LTC portfolio at year-end 2017, the Litecoin creator is now auctioning off what he describes as “unique collectibles”. These are more than a dozen physical coins with labels that are signed by Charlie Lee himself. Lee stated on … Read more

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Litecoin Hastens Mainstream Adoption, Inks Deal with Blockchain Startup Travala

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By CCN.com: With the exception of bitcoin, Litecoin is arguably doing more than any other coin for mainstream adoption. Most recently, Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee has inked a partnership with Travala.com, a blockchain-based hotel booking platform. Even though Travala.com is another blockchain company, it’s a play on the travel industry and represents a use case … Read more

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Charlie Lee: ‘I Thought Litecoin Was Going to Hit $1,000’

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By CCN.com: Charlie Lee can’t seem to shake his reputation for offloading his Litecoin holdings near the peak. The Litecoin creator was featured in a podcast with Morgan Creek Digital Partner Anthony Pompliano where he fielded some tough questions both about his LTC portfolio and the state of the crypto industry. Something that you might … Read more

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Rock Star Litecoin: Charlie Lee Rails Against S**t Coins and Scam Coins

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By CCN.com: It’s not easy being Charlie Lee. It’s no secret the Litecoin creator has had to deal with a crypto community that hasn’t gotten over his LTC portfolio sale. But he’s also fending off other blockchain projects, many of which have no place in the ecosystem to begin with. Lee took out his frustrations … Read more

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Charlie Lee Slams ‘Silly’ Investors for Not Holding Onto Litecoin

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By CCN.com: Crypto investors should do as Charlie Lee says, not as he does. The Litecoin creator was featured as a guest on Laura Shin’s Unchained podcast, where he defended his decision to liquidate the holdings of the cryptocurrency that he spawned, Litecoin (LTC). Lee, who is a Google alum, is a highly respected individual … Read more

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‘Glorified Test Net’: Billionaire Novogratz Slams Litecoin, Screams ‘Buy Bitcoin’

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By CCN.com: Crypto trader Mike Novogratz fails to see the value in Litecoin. Novogratz, who is at the helm of crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital, blasts Litecoin’s size and in doing so seems to comes across as threatened by the fifth-biggest cryptocurrency. The Litecoin price has seen its value expand by 40% in April alone, gains that if you ask Novogratz would be better served by bitcoin.

The former Fortress hedge fund manager capitalized on Litecoin’s reputation as being digital silver to bitcoin’s gold, comparing the size of the respective precious metal and crypto markets. While silver’s market cap is a mere fraction of gold’s, Litecoin’s value is more than 6% that of bitcoin.

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